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Trump Pardoned The Uber Engineer Who Wanted To Make An A.I. God

1 month ago   |   By Jalopnik

Trump managed to wedge in a pardon for Anthony Levandowski, the engineer charged with fleeing Google for Uber with trade secrets in tow and got caught up in a massive lawsuit between those two pillars of Silicon Valley. All that and more in The Morning Shift for January 20, 2021.
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Trump pardoned ex-Google engineer Anthony Levandowski, who faced 18 months in prison for stealing trade secrets before working for Uber

Trump pardoned ex-Google engineer Anthony Levandowski, who faced 18 months in prison for stealing trade secrets before working for Uber

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Anthony Levandowski appears in court after being indicted on 33 counts of trade secret theft and attempted trade secret theft.
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Donlad Trump has pardoned an ex-Google engineer facing 18 months in prison for stealing trade secrets.
Anthony Levandowski was at the heart of a long-running court battle between Google and Uber.
Silicon Valley heavyweights including PayPal cofounder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel pushed for Levandowski's pardon.
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