Lyft Raises $1 Billion From CapitalG, Finding an Ally in Alphabet by MIKE ISAAC and KATIE BENNER


By MIKE ISAAC and KATIE BENNER

The ride-hailing company added fresh capital to its coffers from the venture arm that was spun out of Google, as the battle to conquer transportation continues.

Published: October 18, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Microsoft Teaches Autonomous Gliders to Make Decisions on the Fly by CADE METZ


By CADE METZ

Microsoft is building gliders that adapt to surprises. The goal is to teach autonomous vehicles of all sorts to deal with uncertainty the way humans do.

Published: August 15, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Waymo Scales Back Claims Against Uber in Driverless Car Dispute by DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI


By DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI

Each side claims victory as Waymo drops three claims that Uber violated its patents related to light detection and ranging sensor technology.

Published: July 6, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Lyft Aims at a Self-Driving Future With More Partnerships by MIKE ISAAC


By MIKE ISAAC

Lyft, a major competitor to Uber in the ride-hailing industry, is working with software specialists and automakers to bring self-driving cars to its network.

Published: June 5, 2017 at 02:00PM

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How Uber and Waymo Ended Up Rivals in the Race for Driverless Cars by MIKE ISAAC


By MIKE ISAAC

Google was an early ally of Uber when it was a ride-hailing start-up. That relationship changed when both pursued self-driving technology in earnest.

Published: May 16, 2017 at 02:00PM

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