Uber’s Self-Driving Cars Were Struggling Before Arizona Crash by DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI


By DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI

Company documents obtained by The New York Times show Uber was becoming more aggressive with its autonomous car research, even as the technology faltered.

Published: March 22, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Lyft to Bring Driverless Car Tech to Broader Auto Industry by DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI


By DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI

The ride-hailing company is teaming up with Magna, a major auto supplier, to jointly develop self-driving car systems. It’s the latest in a series of alliances made by Lyft.

Published: March 13, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Artificial Intelligence’s Onward March by THE NEW YORK TIMES


By THE NEW YORK TIMES

Artificial intelligence is here and its effects are being felt across how we work. The New York Times examines the impact at its New Work Summit on Feb. 12 and 13.

Published: February 11, 2018 at 02:00PM

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With Waymo Settlement, Uber C.E.O. Makes His Mark by MIKE ISAAC


By MIKE ISAAC

In settling a driverless car trade secrets dispute with Waymo, Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber’s C.E.O., showed how he employs the tactics of conciliation, regret and compromise.

Published: February 8, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Farhad’s Week in Tech: HomePod Whiffs, but Elon Musk Does Not by FARHAD MANJOO


By FARHAD MANJOO

In this week’s tech newsletter, a look at Apple’s new smart speaker, the Waymo vs. Uber trial and a billionaire’s rocket (plus his cherry red convertible).

Published: February 8, 2018 at 02:00PM

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He Weaned Himself From Ride-Hailing Apps. Here’s Why. by MIKE ISAAC


By MIKE ISAAC

Mike Isaac, a tech reporter for The Times, now uses Uber and Lyft infrequently, though he remains a steady user of Twitter and HQ Trivia.

Published: January 9, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Rebuking Uber Lawyers, Judge Delays Trade Secrets Trial by CADE METZ


By CADE METZ

A letter from a former Uber employee detailed secretive efforts inside the company to monitor competitors and hide information.

Published: November 27, 2017 at 02:00PM

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