Alphabet’s Google is among the investors in a $600 million funding round announced on Tuesday by Nuro, the best-funded and highest-profile developer of driverless vehicles for short distance deliveries. In the process, Google Cloud secured a five-year cloud computing deal with Nuro. The investment by Google, a sibling of Alphabet-owned robotaxi developer Waymo, shows how it is taking a page...
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