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Ex-Apple Engineers at Otto Unveil $700 Digital Door Lock

San Francisco-based startup Otto has just unveiled its first digital door lock, priced at a whopping $700, which is more than three times what one typically pays for a smart door lock. Half the size of competing devices, it comes in black, gold and silver, has perfectly chamfered edges and can be unlocked with an iPhone, using a...

Google Accuses Uber and Otto of Stealing Self-Driving Car Technology

Google’s self-driving car division, Waymo, is charging a former Waymo engineer, now at Uber's self-driving trucking company Otto, of stealing trade secrets by the gigabytes - claiming damages of at least $500 million USD. In a lawsuit filed Thursday in San Francisco federal court, Waymo accused former manager at Google's self-driving car project Anthony Levandowski of...