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Google Wanted At Least $1 Billion And A Public Apology To Settle Self-Driving Car Lawsuit With Uber: Report (UPDATED) 

Google’s self-driving car project, Waymo, wanted at least $1 billion and a public apology from Uber as part of a proposed settlement to end a high-stakes trade secrets lawsuit against the ride-hailing company, according to a report from Reuters. Uber rejected the stipulations as non-starters, the news agency said.

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Uber Hired Driverless Car Engineer Despite Uncertainty Over Whether He Took And Kept Google Tech Files 

Uber hired an engineer from Google to run its self-driving car program, even after an internal report cast uncertainty over whether he took—and kept—proprietary information from his former employer. The report, commissioned by Uber to determine the risks in hiring the engineer, Anthony Levandowski, was made public…