Baidu AI chief steps down. ARM targets auto market. Another self-driving startup revealed.
On Tuesday, we caught a glimpse into Aurora Innovation‘s fundraising efforts, as our engine picked up an SEC filing under the company’s name. The Form D shows the startup has sold $3.1M of a $3.2M offering.
Aurora is of course the brainchild of Chris Urmson (ex-Google car/Waymo director) and Sterling Anderson (ex-Tesla Autopilot director), against which Tesla has filed suit for alleged theft of confidential information and employee poaching.
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