Uber accused of stealing its driverless car technology from competitor in federal lawsuit

An Uber employee stands accused in a San Francisco federal court of swiping laser-scanning designs and technology from Waymo. The intellectual property battle is one of many in the industry. Waymo’s lawsuit, filed Thursday, claims that Uber’s laser technology, which gives driverless cars 360 degrees of sensory information, bears a “striking resemblance” to Waymo’s own…

Californian city unanimously approves Trump impeachment resolution

Councilmember Gayle McLaughlin, who proposed the resolution, cited Trump’s business holdings as the reason for congressional investigation. In her statement, McLaughlin says Congress should investigate the president, saying, “Due to the worldwide financial benefits of President Trump, he is in violation of the Foreign Emoluments Clause and the Domestic Emoluments Clause of the US Constitution.

Turkish police disperse student protest after mistaking Spanish music for Kurdish songs

An itibariyle polis Kürtçe müzik çalınıyor gerekçesiyle İLEF öğrencilerinin düzenlediği panayırı bastı. Oysa İspanyolca müzik çalınıyordu. pic.twitter.com/o9VFvQmtuA — İskender KAHRAMAN (@iskkahraman) 22 февраля 2017 г. The police officer in charge, apparently unfamiliar with the popular Netflix series Narcos, from which the protesters reportedly borrowed the background music for the event, believed that the tune with…

Feds sue company that fired black man complaining of intimidation from KKK hood-wearing coworkers

On Wednesday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a suit against Downhole Technology, which manufactures equipment used in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The company is accused of violating federal laws when it fired Kenneth Echols after he complained about his coworkers wearing a KKK hood to torment him.