That softbank offer looks more and more like a gift The judge overseeing Waymo’s lawsuit against Uber delayed the trial, as an ex-Uber staffer described a group focused on stealing trade secrets The judge overseeing the high-stakes trade-theft lawsuit between Uber and Alphabet’s autonomous vehicle unit Waymo delayed the trial at a hearing in San[…]

“I can no longer trust the words of the lawyers for Uber in this case,” Judge Alsup

Rebuking Uber Lawyers, Judge Delays Trade Secrets Trial In discussions with other Uber employees, Mr. Jacobs testified, he learned of an internal organization that gathered trade secrets, code and other information about its competitors. It was called the “marketplace analytics team,” according to the letter. The group frequented the code-sharing site GitHub, searching for private[…]


SoftBank offering to buy Uber shares at 30 percent discount: source Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) is offering to purchase shares of Uber Technologies Inc at a valuation of $48 billion, a 30 percent discount to its most recent valuation of $68.5 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday.