Apple explains disengagement report in a letter to the DMV

In a letter sent to the DMV, Apple via their Senior Director of Autonomous Systems Engineering, Jaime Waydo, sought to explain their disengagement report and to shed some clarity over it. As we have covered yesterday, based on just numbers…

Spy caught allegedly trying to steal Apple secrets

FBI has arrested an Apple employee who was about to fly to China with a laptop full of confidential files which included Apple’s intellectual property. It was known that the person was about to pass the documents and information to…

Is Apple getting out of the autonomous car business?

Dubbed as a restructuring exercise, Apple has released 200 engineers from their super secret group who was working on “Project Titan”. This project was meant to be Apple’s autonomous car project which started out with grand ambitions that Apple is…

Apple’s self-driving car was involved in a crash this week

Thanks to state legislation, all self-driving car tests conducted are to be reported to the Department of Motor Vehicles. Because of this, we know that Apple is testing self-driving cars on the public roads of California. If it weren’t for…

Apple is using Subarus to capture data for Apple Maps

Apple has been criticised non-stop since the whole debacle of moving away from Google Maps for the past 6 years. Their alternative was to stitch data from various sources and that is why Apple Maps in Malaysia is horrible and…

Waze is finally here on Apple’s CarPlay

Just last week, Waze was beta testing iOS 12 with Apple’s CarPlay, the in-car system meant for iPhone users. Now, it is finally out for all to use. Waze will be the 2nd third party mapping and navigation system available…

Apple continues to ramp up their autonomous vehicles

Whilst Apple is dealing with the latest launch of the new iPhones and the latest mobile operating system, iOS 12, yes you can download it now, another division of theirs is also ramping up, autonomous cars. In California where they…

Apple’s self-driving car has gotten its first accident

Apple has been extremely secretive about their self-driving car program. Much like the rest of the company shrouded in secrecy, the self-driving car program has certain regulations to meet especially if they intend to run tests on public roads. Because…

Apple hires senior engineer from Waymo for self-driving car effort

Apple has just hired Jaime Waydo from Waymo for their self-driving car technology team. Not to be left behind in the race to create production-ready self-driving car, Apple is getting the right people for the job. Jaime Waydo was previously an…

Apple to work with Volkswagen to create a self-driving van service

Apple was once touted to be experimenting with building an electric car with the sole focus on it being self-driving or autonomous. Rumours about Project Titan floated around and since then, Apple has shuttered those ambitions and instead focused on…

Apple expands their fleet of self-driving cars in California

Not to be left behind by other self-driving car technology firms and automakers, Bloomberg obtained reports that Apple has managed to increase their fleet of self-driving cars in California from an initial 3 to now 27. Apple received approval from…

Apple discloses self-driving car research online

Thanks to a report by Reuters, scientists at Apple has published out a series of research journals online regarding 3D object detection used in self-driving cars. Being the super secretive company, Apple has finally published something publicly regarding their self-driving…

Hertz to manage Apple’s self driving car fleet

Similarly to how AVIS is managing and servicing Waymo’s fleet of self-driving cars, Apple is engaging Hertz in the same manner as reported by Bloomberg. The tech giant is leasing Lexus RX450h from Hertz’s Donlen leasing unit. Although the deal…

Apple CarPlay will stop notifications because you keep getting distracted

Earlier this morning, Apple held their WorldWide Developers Conference for this year and one of the items updated would be the next version of iOS, the operating system which powers our iPhones and iPads. These little devices have been essential…

Apple’s self-driving car spotted on the roads

A driver at Palo Alto, California, spotted a Lexus RX450h trodding along the road which he says is Apple’s self-driving car being tested. This happened a month after Apple received permission to test self-driving cars and their technology on the…

Transit Maps in Singapore are now available in Apple Maps

Apple is rolling out transit directions in Apple Maps for Singapore. That means you are able to route yourself from one place to another place in Singapore using a mix of walking and public transport. Singapore is known to have…

Volkswagen Uses iPhone as internal standard device

Volkswagen is going to use the Apple iPhone as their internal standard device for all 620,000 employees globally. This was what Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, said in their recent quarterly earnings call. He did also cite other companies such…

Tim Cook Threatened to Remove Uber from App Store after privacy violations

A recent report has surfaced that back in 2015, Uber CEO, Travis Kalanick, travelled all the way to Apple’s headquarters for a dreaded meeting with Tim Cook, who is the CEO of Apple. Like a child who knew that he…

Apple getting ready to put staff behind self driving cars

Apple recently received permission from the DMV in California to test their self-driving cars. In recently acquired documents by the Business Insider, Apple is now preparing to get a group of staff to undergo a training program to operate the…

Mercedes-Benz Trucks now come with Apple CarPlay and MirrorLink

Mercedes-Benz has brought Apple CarPlay™ infotainment system into its vehicles. I guess why not and hopefully truck drivers aren’t too distracted by their mobile phones. Over here in Malaysia, it is a daily occurrence where you see idiots driving dangerously, not…

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