Uber says guilty engineer on his own for US$180mil to Google

  • Uber
  • Sunday, 19 Apr 2020

Uber now says it has no obligation to reimburse Levandowski for the US$180mil (RM786.60mil). — Reuters

Uber Technologies Inc says a guilty plea by its former star engineer is proof that he’s a liar — and supports its decision to make Anthony Levandowski alone shoulder a US$180mil (RM786.60mil) legal award Google won against him.

The ride-hailing firm, which recruited Levandowski in 2016 from Alphabet Inc’s self-driving car program, ended up firing him after the companies became embroiled in one of Silicon Valley’s highest-profile trade-secrets disputes.

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