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The complex web of self-driving car relationships

Uber and Alphabet may be locked in a bitter legal battle over self-driving cars, but the two companies are intertwined financially and once were quite friendly with one another. It's just part of a very complex web of ride-hail relationships ― in terms of investments, personnel and strategic partnerships ― where rivalries and alliances are often one in the same.

Bottom line: As the ride-hail and autonomous car industries continue to grow, these relationships are likely to become even more conflicted.