Uber Fires Former Google Engineer at Heart of Self-Driving Dispute

 Mike Isaac and Daisuke Wakabayashi reporting for the New York Times:

"Uber said Tuesday that it had fired Anthony Levandowski, a star engineer brought in to lead the company’s self-driving automobile efforts who was accused of stealing trade secrets when he left a job at Google."

This makes a lot of sense. Levandowski is now a massive liability to Uber. If he did commit a crime and it can be proven, he'll be incentivized to disclose everyone else who had any involvement.

Read on the New York Times.

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