In August of this year, Anthony Levandowski, the former head of Google’s self-driving car project, announced he was closing his startup, Otto. The move came after months of legal wrangling between Levandowski and his former employer, Alphabet (Google’s parent company). anthony levandowski closes his ai
Levandowski founded Otto in 2016 with the aim of developing self-driving trucks. anthony levandowski closes his ai
Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer at the center of a lawsuit between the tech giant and Uber, has quietly shuttered his startup that was working on artificial intelligence technology for self-driving cars. anthony levandowski closes his ai
The move comes as Levandowski faces mounting legal and financial pressure over allegations that he stole trade secrets from Google before leaving to join Uber in 2016.
Anthony Levandowski, the creator of the self-driving car, has announced that he is closing his AI company. Levandowski cites “family and personal reasons” for the decision. The move comes as a surprise to many in the tech industry, as Levandowski had been a leading figure in the development of autonomous vehicles. His company, Otto, was acquired by Uber in 2016 for $680 million.