We finally know what it takes to get fired at Uber.
No, not allegedly propositioning your subordinates for sex, but pleading the Fifth Amendment in a massive court case in which you’re accused of stealing Google’s self-driving car technology and bringing it to Uber.
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So reports The New York Times, which notes that the news of Anthony Levandowski’s ousting was delivered to Uber employees Tuesday in a companywide email written by Uber Associate General Counsel Angela Padilla.
“Over the last few months Uber has provided significant evidence to the court to demonstrate that our self-driving technology has been built independently,” reads the message obtained by the paper. “Over that same period, Uber has urged Anthony to fully cooperate in helping the court get to the facts and ultimately helping to prove our case.” Read more…
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