Apple Day – Apple, iPod, iPad, iPhone, iTouch, iMac, iBook

June 26, 2019
by admin
Comments Off on Apple hiring engineers from Drive?ai self-driving car startup, report says

Apple hiring engineers from Drive?ai self-driving car startup, report says

According to a new report from the San Francisco Chronicle, Apple has hired a “handful” of hardware and software engineers from self-driving car startup Drive.ai – which is planning to close its doors later this week. more… The post Apple … Continue reading

May 24, 2018
by admin
Comments Off on Apple’s self-driving shuttle project to use Volkswagen vans, report says

Apple’s self-driving shuttle project to use Volkswagen vans, report says

After rebuffed attempts to partner with major carmakers over an ambitious electric vehicle project, Apple has reportedly inked a deal with Volkswagen to convert a number of T6 Transporter vans into self-driving shuttles for company employees. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 20, 2018
by admin
Comments Off on FT: Apple ramping self-driving car testing, more CA permits than Tesla and Uber

FT: Apple ramping self-driving car testing, more CA permits than Tesla and Uber

Apple doesn’t appear to be slowing down on its mysterious self-driving car technology testing. As noted in a new report on Uber’s fatal accident involving an autonomous vehicle, the Financial Times includes new data on how many self-driving cars Apple may be … Continue reading

February 23, 2018
by admin
Comments Off on Self-driving test cars with remote control backup could hit California roads in April

Self-driving test cars with remote control backup could hit California roads in April

If approved, new Californian regulations could allow companies like Apple to test their self-driving platforms with remote backup, instead of putting a human behind the wheel. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

December 10, 2017
by admin
Comments Off on Apple’s AI director offers more information about company’s work on self-driving systems

Apple’s AI director offers more information about company’s work on self-driving systems

Apple machine learning efforts have been highlighted in the past, but the company’s artificial intelligence director dove deeper during a speech this week. As outlined by Wired, Ruslan Salakhutdinov took the stage to offer a closer look at how Apple … Continue reading

April 30, 2017
by admin
Comments Off on This week on AI: Apple’s Siri & AirPlay speaker, self-driving car tests & more

This week on AI: Apple’s Siri & AirPlay speaker, self-driving car tests & more

By far one of the most popular stories this week was that Apple’s Siri-based Amazon Echo competitor might not only be alive, but nearly finished. We also caught a glimpse of Apple’s self-driving testbed SUVs, and news that the fight … Continue reading

April 22, 2017
by admin
Comments Off on Full copy of Apple’s self-driving car permit revealed

Full copy of Apple’s self-driving car permit revealed

On Friday, a report revealed snippets of Apple’s California Department of Motor Vehicles self-driving car application, offering insight into the company’s autonomous vehicle project. A full copy of the document has been shared with AppleInsider. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 10, 2016
by admin
Comments Off on Apple ‘Reboots’ Self-Driving Car Initiative Amid Project Layoffs and Closures

Apple ‘Reboots’ Self-Driving Car Initiative Amid Project Layoffs and Closures

Apple has closed parts of its self-driving car project and laid off dozens of employees attached to it as it reboots its plan for self-driving vehicles, according to The New York Times. The move comes just over a month after … Continue reading

May 3, 2016
by admin
Comments Off on Fiat Chrysler, Google partnering on self-driving prototypes based on Pacifica minivan

Fiat Chrysler, Google partnering on self-driving prototypes based on Pacifica minivan

Google and Fiat Chrysler are on the verge of signing their rumored partnership on self-driving technology, which should begin with several dozen Pacifica minivans being equipped as prototypes, a report said on Tuesday. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 24, 2015
by admin
Comments Off on Apple Hires Nvidia AI Director With Experience in Self-Driving Car Systems

Apple Hires Nvidia AI Director With Experience in Self-Driving Car Systems

Apple has hired Nvidia’s Jonathan Cohen, director of deep learning software for the company, according to Cohen’s LinkedIn page, which was first spotted by Re/code. Deep learning essentially trains computers to recognize patterns in data and then organizes them in … Continue reading