Uber Lures 40 Researchers From Carnegie Mellon

June 1, 2015

Uber, the fast-growing taxi alternative, has lured 40 robotics researchers away from Carnegie Mellon University, The Wall Street Journal reported. Uber -- offering higher salaries -- hired the researchers to work on the company's project to create driverless cars. All of the departures have created numerous problems for Carnegie Mellon, which lost some research grants when faculty members left.

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