Alphabet’s lawsuit against Uber will go to trial
Recode ------ Alphabet’s lawsuit against Uber alleging theft of trade secrets from its self-driving efforts is going to trial — and in a twist, Uber could potentially face criminal charges. Judge William Alsup in San Francisco has issued an order denying Uber’s request for arbitration with Alphabet self-driving subsidiary Waymo. He also issued another order referring the case to the U.S. Attorney for investigation of possible theft of trade secrets by Uber, though it is not clear whether the U.S. Attorney will accept the case. “The Court takes no position on whether a prosecution is or is not warranted, a decision entirely up to the United States Attorney,” Alsup wrote in the second order. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.