The heads of software and strategy at Uber’s self-driving car division are leaving, according to an internal announcement Friday morning by the unit’s leader Eric Meyhofer. The company trails several rivals in terms of the capabilities of its prototype vehicles. The departing software executive, Jon Thomason, joined three years ago and oversaw hundreds of engineers who were trying to improve a...
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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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