Uber Fires Former Google Engineer at Heart of Self-Driving Dispute

Uber has long denied the accusations. But when Mr. Levandowski was ordered by a federal judge to hand over evidence and testimony to that end, he asserted his Fifth Amendment rights, seeking to avoid possible criminal charges, according to his lawyers. Uber has been unable to convince Mr. Levandowski to cooperate.

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/30/technology/uber-anthony-levandowski.html?_r=1