Lyft’s autonomous vehicle development unit is getting a much needed shot in the arm. The U.S. ride-hailing company recently hired Sacha Arnoud who had led the team at Alphabet’s Waymo subsidiary focused on developing “perception” software for self-driving car prototypes, The Information has learned. Arnoud, who spent three and a half years at Waymo, previously reported to the man leading Lyft’s...
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Hi, welcome to your Weekend.It was the boom-iest of times, it was the doom-iest of times. At least that’s how it feels right now in Dickensian San Francisco, where AI companies are setting up shop on every avenue, while fentanyl dealers are hanging out in every alley. I joke—but seriously, it’s wild out here. No fewer than 17 of the 35 startups listed on The Information’s new Generative AI...
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