Alphabet’s Waymo subsidiary, which develops autonomous vehicles, said Tuesday it would work on a self-driving semi-trailer truck using a popular Daimler brand called Freightliner. It hopes to introduce the truck in the U.S. “in the coming years.” Of course, timelines and partnership agreements in the self-driving car world have a long history of being unreliable and fleeting. The reason the...
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Hi, welcome to your Weekend.To spend time with Daniel Lurie is to understand the true meaning of the word “mensch.” Everyone who knows the San Francisco philanthropist and Levi’s heir says pretty much the same things about him: Daniel is “a really good guy”—affable, smart, egoless and earnest in his desire to improve the lives of the neediest. So earlier this year, when I began hearing...
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