ISSUE – Fab. 05 | Uber and Waymo are finally going to trial in an epic war over self-driving tech that could reshape Silicon Valley

Uber and Waymo are finally about to have their day in court — and sparks are sure to fly.

On Monday, in what promises to be one of Silicon Valley’s biggest legal battles in years, the trial officially begins to determine whether Uber stole trade secrets from Waymo, a self-driving car unit owned by Google’s parent company.

The build-up over the last year has produced explosive headlines about Uber’s alleged bad behavior, and sparked debate about the appropriateness of the “move-fast-and-break-things” Silicon Valley ethos epitomized (though not coined) by the ride-hailing firm. [ Business Insider]

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