Apple’s Reportedly Buying a Self-Driving Car AI Startup
Until now, the iPhone maker’s self-driving journey has been a roller coaster ride. Last year, the company expanded its fleet of test cars and reportedly teamed with Volkswagen to test out cars. Last September, one of Apple’s self-driving cars even had a rear-end collision, but thankfully, no one was hurt.
In January, the company reportedly pulled 200 employees off the project without a clear explanation to the public.
Last November, in an interview with CNN, CEO Tim Cook said that the company was working on the software side of autonomous vehicle tech. The new startup acquisition will help Apple enhance its machine learning capabilities in the space. READ MORE ON:THE NEXT WEB