Uber calls claims it stole self-driving technology ‘demonstrably false’

Ride-hailing company defends itself in federal court filing amid allegations it lifted LiDAR technology from Waymo, a company spun out of Google

Uber has begun to mount its defense against allegations that the ride-hailing company is using technology stolen from Waymo, the self-driving car company spun out of Google.

Uber claimed in a federal court filing Friday that it began developing its own self-driving technology in 2015, before it acquired Otto, a self-driving trucking startup founded by several former Google employees.

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