Articles about Anthony Levandowski
07 Aug 2020
How Silicon Valley's star engineer earned himself 18-months prison time?
Anthony Levandowski was once Silicon Valley's most sought-after engineer, all thanks to his enviable resume. This week, he fell from grace and was handed over eighteen months of prison time by a court in the United States for stealing trade secrets from Google.
05 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Apple refreshes iMac, ex-Google exec gets prison term
In the updates since last night, Apple unveiled a refreshed 27-inch iMac.
30 Jul 2020
Former Waymo engineer may get 27 months' prison time
Anthony Levandowski, the engineer who co-founded Google's self-driving car program - now known as Waymo, could get 27 months of prison time.
29 Aug 2019
Engineer, who created church to worship AI, stole AI-related secrets
Just recently, an AI engineer by the name Anthony Levandowski started a church worshipping AI - The Way of The Future.
10 Feb 2018
Waymo, Uber mutually settle trade secret lawsuit mid-trial
The trade secret lawsuit between ride-hailing company Uber and Google's self-driving car spin-off Waymo has reached a settlement.
07 Feb 2018
Waymo-Uber case: Travis Kalanick doesn't deny "wooing" ex-Waymo engineer
Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has testified on the second day in the trial of the high-profile intellectual property lawsuit between Alphabet's Waymo and Uber over the theft of the former's self-driving car technology.
17 Dec 2017
Uber stole rivals' secrets and used undercover agents, says letter
It seems that Uber's legal battle with Alphabet-owned self-driving company Waymo has reached a critical point.
08 Aug 2017
Uber, to clear its name, shares ex-CEO Travis Kalanick's deposition
Uber, in order to clear its own name from the Uber versus Waymo self-driving car technology case, has now unsealed its former CEO Travis Kalanick's deposition for scrutiny.
01 Jun 2017
Uber posts $708m loss in first quarter, finance chief quits
Uber's continued saga of misfortunes turns one more page as the firm's head of finance, Gautam Gupta, leaves Uber to join an unnamed start-up.
31 May 2017
Uber fires engineer accused of stealing from Google
Uber has fired its engineer Anthony Levandowski, previously involved with its self-driving car project, who was earlier employed with Google and had allegedly stolen trade secrets from it.
04 May 2017
Waymo-Uber spat: Waymo alleges Uber paid Levandowski $250 million
In a recent development, Waymo alleged in court that Uber had transferred 5 million shares to Anthony Levandowski worth over $250 million, on the day he abruptly resigned from Waymo.
06 Apr 2017
Uber admits employee possesses Waymo documents
In the first acknowledgment of its staff possessing Waymo documents, Uber admitted it had found one file that Waymo alleges was stolen by a former employee.
24 Feb 2017
Google's self-driving unit sues Uber
Waymo, Google's self-driving car project, has sued Otto, its counterpart at Uber, and its co-founder Anthony Levandowski, for "downloading 14,000 highly confidential and proprietary design files" during his previous stint at Google.
14 Dec 2016
Google sets up self-driving car unit as separate company
At a press conference in San Francisco today, Google announced that it was setting up its self-driving car unit as a separate company.
08 Aug 2016
Chris Urmson quits as Google's self-driving car division
Google's Chief Technology Officer for its self-driving car unit, Chris Urmson, announced his exit from the technology company in an online post.