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Alphabet accuses Uber of stealing self-driving car technology

SAN FRANCISCO: The race to develop self-driving vehicles took a new turn on Thursday when Google's parent company Alphabet filed a lawsuit against Uber, accusing it of stealing technology. Alphabet contends that a manager at its autonomous car subsidiary Waymo took technical data with him when he left to launch a competing venture that went on to become Otto, Uber's self-driving vehicle unit, in a reported $680 million deal. "Otto and Uber have taken Waymo's intellectual property so that they could avoid incurring the…