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  • Anthony Levandowski

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    Anthony Levandowski (born March 15, 1980) is an American self-driving car engineer. In 2016 he co-founded Otto, an autonomous trucking company, with Lior Ron, Claire Delaunay and Don Burnette. Prior to Otto, he built the Google self-driving car while working as a co-founder and technical lead on the project, known as Waymo. He is known for his work in the advancement of self-driving technology. On May 15, 2017, United States District Judge banned Levandowski from further work on Otto's Lidar technology on the basis of having breached the confidentiality of former employer Waymo. On May 30th, 2017, Uber fired Levandowski for failing to cooperate with investigators.

  • Isle of Man

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    The Isle of Man ( ), sometimes referred to simply as Mann (; ), is a self-governing British Crown dependency in the Irish Sea between Great Britain and Ireland. The head of state is Queen Elizabeth II, who holds the title of Lord of Mann and is represented by a lieutenant governor. Defence is the responsibility of the United Kingdom. Insurance and online gambling generate 17% of GNP each, followed by information and communications technology and banking with 9% each. The island has been inhabited since before 6500 BC. Gaelic cultural influence began in the 5th century AD, and the Manx language, a branch of the Gaelic languages, emerged. In 627, Edwin of Northumbria conquered the Isle of Man along with most of Mercia. In the 9th century, Norsemen established the Kingdom of the Isles, which included the Isle of Man. Magnus III, King of Norway, was King of Mann and the Isles between 1099 and 1103. In 1266, the island became part of Scotland under the Treaty of Perth, after being ruled by Norway. After a period of alternating rule by the kings of Scotland and England, the island came under the feudal lordship of the English Crown in 1399. The lordship revested into the British Crown in 1765, but the island never became part of the 18th-century Kingdom of Great Britain or its successors the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the present-day United Kingdom. It retained its internal self-government. In 1881, the Isle of Man parliament, Tynwald, became the first national legislative body in the world to give women the right to vote in a general election, but this excluded married women. In 2016, the Isle of Man was awarded biosphere reserve status by UNESCO.

  • Pronto

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    Pronto may refer to: Pronto (novel), by Elmore Leonard "Pronto" (Snoop Dogg song) Pronto, Alabama, a community in the United States Pronto Airways, a Canadian airline Pronto condoms, released in South Africa Pronto Mine, in Ontario, Canada Pronto Software, an Australian company Plymouth Pronto, a concept car released in 1997 Pronto.com, an Internet-based price comparison service Pronto, alternate name in some countries for S. C. Johnson's Pledge cleaning product Pronto, a brand of touchscreen remote control Pronto, a chain of cafes in Japan managed by Suntory

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