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It's pedal to the metal for driverless cars - The Conversation US

When a May 2016 crash killed the person operating a Tesla Model S driving in Autopilot mode, advocates of autonomous vehicles feared a slowdown in development of self-driving cars. Instead the opposite has occurred. In August, Ford publicly committed ...and more »

Tesla sues former Autopilot director for stealing 'hundreds of gigabytes' of top-secret information - BGR

Tesla earlier today filed a lawsuit against Sterling Anderson, the former head of the company's Autopilot program. Anderson left Tesla a while back in order to form a new self-driving car start-up called Aurora with Chris Urmson, the former CTO of ...and more »

Lawsuits fly in self-driving car talent war - USA TODAY

SAN FRANCISCO — With nearly three dozen companies large and small now working in the self-driving car space, it's no wonder the war for top tech talent is getting nasty. The latest salvo, according to an anonymously sourced report from Recode ...and more »

Fight Over Tesla's Self-Driving Pro Shows Talent War Escalating - Bloomberg

There was chatter for months within the tight-knit network of Silicon Valley self-driving whizzes: Where was one of their industry's most-prominent players going to land? The world found out last week when Tesla Motors Inc. sued Sterling Anderson, the ...and more »

Tesla sues ex-manager 'for stealing 100GBs of Autopilot secrets' - The Register

Tesla has sued a former employee who left to set up a rival business, claiming he tried a not-so cunning plan to steal company secrets and lure away key staff. Sterling Anderson joined Tesla in 2014 as a senior product manager working on the Model X ...and more »

Tesla just took a major shot at Uber's purchase of Otto - Business Insider

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk talks at the Automotive World News Congress at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan, January 13, 2015. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook. TSLA Tesla. 300.34 6.26 (+2.10 %). Disclaimer Get real-time TSLA charts here ». Tesla threw ...and more »

The auto industry is struggling to figure out how to share data effectively - Business Insider

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. The auto industry is currently grappling with a key issue surrounding intellectual property. Companies developing autonomous cars are ...and more »

The former head of Google's self-driving car project has secretly been working on his own startup - Business Insider

Medium / Chris Urmson Google suffered a major loss when Chris Urmson, the tech lead of its self-driving car project, left in August after more than seven years. But a Tesla lawsuit filed Thursday shows what Urmson has been up to since leaving the tech ...and more »

Tesla Sues Former Autopilot Director for Improper Recruiting - Wall Street Journal

Tesla Motors Inc. TSLA 1.97% is accusing the former director of its Autopilot program and the former tech guru behind Google's self-driving car of improperly recruiting the auto maker's engineers to create their own autonomous-car startup. The ...and more »

Tesla is suing its ex-Autopilot director for allegedly poaching employees and stealing confidential information - Recode

Tesla filed a suit against its former director of Autopilot, Sterling Anderson, on Thursday, alleging he attempted to recruit engineers from Tesla to join the self-driving startup he and the former CTO of Google's self-driving arm, Chris Urmson, were ...and more »