Someone Copied The Wrong Person On An Email, And It Just Might Destroy Uber

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On Dec. 13, an employee at Waymo, a self-driving startup founded by Google, was accidentally copied on an email from one of its vendors. Where was the email supposed to go? Why, to Uber ― or, more specifically, to Uber’s newly acquired startup Otto. Included in the email were schematics for a circuit board, one that looked remarkably similar to a board designed at considerable expense by Waymo.

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