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…