Waymo hails eBay exec to head self-driving policy team

Tekedra Mawakana joins Goo.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 20th, 2017

Google"s Waymo poaches eBay exec to help guide self-driving car policy

Waymo, Alphabet Inc.'s self-driving car company, is hiring away an eBay Inc. executive to head up the company’s public policy team, as it prepares to put even more self-driving cars on the road. In a LinkedIn post on Monday, Tekedra Mawakana said.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2017

Google’s Waymo Poaches Ebay Exec to Negotiate Self-Driving Car Legislation

Tekedra Mawakana will be vice president of public policy and government affairs. Waymo, the Google self-driving project that spun o.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 21st, 2017

Wells Fargo fires consumer lending head for violating company communication rule

Wells Fargo on Friday said it had terminated its head of consumer lending this week, after the executive violated the bank's internal communications policy. The San Francisco-based bank said it fired the exec, Franklin Codel, this week because he .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 17th, 2017

Google Plots to Conquer Self-Driving Cars---by Making Peace With Detroit

John Krafcik spent decades in the auto industry. As the head of Waymo, Alphabet’s autonomous vehicle unit, he’s charged with schooling Silicon Valley in the ways of Detroit......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 11th, 2017

Former Uber Self-Driving Engineering Exec Got a New Role at the DNC

Raffi Krirkorian will help the Democrats with their tech troubles. Uber's former top self-driving engineering head has landed a new gig. Raffi Krikorian, an executive who was part of the mass exodus at the embattled ride-hailing giant,.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 29th, 2017

Comcast hires ex-Amazon exec to head its internet video tech team

VIPER — short for Video Internet Protocol Engineering Research — develops the technology behind the X1 user guide used by millions of customers of Comcast’s Xfinity video service......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2017

Uber fires engineer at center of lawsuit brought by Google"s Waymo

Uber fired Anthony Levandowski, the head of its self-driving vehicle project at the center of a lawsuit brought by Google's Waymo, according to a report from The New York Times. His termination, effective immediately, was revealed in an internal email se.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 31st, 2017

Why Alphabet"s Waymo Joined Forces With Lyft on Self-Driving Cars

Waymo said it will team up with Uber's archrival to boost its self-driving test effort. Here's what it means for Waymo, Lyft, GM, and other key players......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 16th, 2017

Lyft and Waymo team up on self-driving cars, while a judge deals Uber a blow

Lyft and Waymo team up on self-driving cars, while a judge deals Uber a blow.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 15th, 2017

Lyft and Waymo team up on self-driving cars, while a judge deals Uber a blow

Lyft and Waymo are partnering to test driverless-car technology......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 15th, 2017

Lyft, Waymo reach deal to team up for self-driving cars

The deal between Waymo and Lyft has competitive implications for Uber.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 15th, 2017

Waymo, Lyft to Team Up on Self-Driving Cars Technology

InvestorPlace - Stock Market N.....»»

Category: topSource: investorplaceMay 15th, 2017

Waymo And Lyft Team Up To Bring Self-Driving Cars Into Mainstream

Waymo and Lyft have agreed to work together on developing self-driving cars, reports The New York Times, citing sources aware of the mat.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 15th, 2017

Waymo, Lyft team up on self-driving cars

Two of Silicon Valley's biggest transportation players are partnering to make self-driving cars a reality......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 15th, 2017

Uber demotes head of self-driving car programme

Levandowski’s move aside comes days before a court ruling in Waymo lawsuit.....»»

Category: topSource: ftApr 27th, 2017

Uber"s Levandowski to take smaller role in self-driving during Waymo lawsuit

(Reuters) - The head of Uber Technologies Inc's self-driving vehicles unit, Anthony Levandowski, will step aside from some of his duties until a lawsuit against Uber in which he is accused of stealing trade secrets is resolved, Uber said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 27th, 2017

Uber’s Head of Self-Driving Car Research Steps Aside as Waymo Lawsuit Looms

Anthony Levandowski will remain at the company in a lesser role. Anthony Levand.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 27th, 2017

Uber self-driving car exec steps aside amid lawsuit

Anthony Levandowski steps away from Uber's top role amid a lawsuit from Google's Waymo......»»

Category: topSource: cnnApr 27th, 2017

Uber"s Levandowski to step aside for duration of Waymo litigation

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said the head of its self-driving vehicles unit, Anthony Levandowski, will step aside from his role for the remainder of the company's litigation with Waymo, the self-driving car division of Alphabet Inc ......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 27th, 2017

Uber"s self-driving car boss, Anthony Levandowski, is stepping aside amid legal fight with Waymo (GOOG, GOOGL)

Associated PressAnthony Levandowski, the head of Uber's self-driving group, is stepping aside in face of .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 27th, 2017