NEW YORK, January 25. /TASS/. Apple has fired over 200 employees in the development project, self-driving car, Titan. This was announced on Thursday, CNBC, citing informed sources.
According to them, this decision does not mean that Apple has lost interest in this niche of the automotive industry. Most likely, we are talking about a forced restructuring of the staff of the company in connection with the appointment of Doug field and Bob Mansfield heads of project Titan in August 2018.
“We have a group of incredibly talented individuals working on Autonomous systems and technologies to them. The entire team is focused on several key areas for 2019, with some departments are transferred for projects in the other divisions of the company”, — quotes the channel response to the request received from the press service of Apple. “We still believe in the huge opportunity of Autonomous systems, Apple has a unique chance to contribute to their development”, — said the press service of the company.
In the fall of 2018, Apple became the first company whose market capitalization in a short period of time exceeded $1 trillion. Founded in 1976, Apple produces, in addition to smartphones iPhone, tablets iPad, MacBook, desktop, iMac and other high-tech equipment. Corporation with headquarters in Cupertino (California) is one of the largest in the world.
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