Apple fires 190 workers from self-driving car project

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Apple has reportedly verified it is eliminating 190 employees from its ambitious self-driving car project named Titan. According to a report in San Francisco Chronicle, the Cupertino-based company has laid off mainly engineers, including 38 engineering programme managers, 33 hardware engineers, 31 product design engineers and 22 software engineers. The layoffs in Santa Clara and […]

Apple hires former NASA and Tesla workers for driverless car project

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Apple has employed former NASA staff members, robotics professionals and ex-Tesla staffers to establish part of its driverless vehicle groups, according to official documents launched to two media outlets. On Friday, WSJ and Business Insider observed a permit that was released to Apple by Californian officials which gave the company permission to test autonomous cars. […]

Apple self-driving vehicle testing strategy gives hints to tech program

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Apple Inc detailed a strategy to train operators of self-driving vehicles in documents submitted to California regulators previously this month, the newest ideas to the company’s autonomous car technology aspirations. Apple was given a license to test self-driving cars on April 14 by the California Department of Motor Vehicles however the company has never stated […]

Apple unveils its self-driving car plans

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Apple has acknowledged for the very first time that it is investing in developing a self-driving vehicle. In a letter to United States transportation regulators, Apple stated it was “thrilled about the potential of automated systems in lots of areas, consisting of transport”. It included that there were “considerable social advantages of automated vehicles” to […]