Waymo, the company spun out of Google’s self-driving car technology, on Thursday filed a lawsuit accusing Uber and Otto, a company Uber acquired last year, of stealing intellectual property.

Waymo is suing both Uber and Otto, a startup that was acquired by the San Francisco ride-hailing giant for $680 million last summer after being launched by former Waymo employee Anthony Levandowski in early 2016. Waymo claims that Uber and Otto have stolen “Light Detection and Ranging” technology — a core piece of tech for any self-driving car tech company.

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