In August, Apple enlisted a Tesla engineering vice president and Apple veteran, Doug Field, to lead the Titan team alongside Bob Mansfield.
It is clear that Apple's vehicle project was a non-starter from the outset.
Earlier media reports said Apple had scaled back the project in 2016 and shifted focus to developing software for autonomous cars.
A spokesperson for the tech company confirmed the layoffs to the business news channel.
Normally, Apple keeps mum about its self-driving auto program but it has officially acknowledged a bit of restructuring in the project.
Apple issued a statement confirming cuts at the effort, but the company also reiterated its interest in the broad category of autonomous systems.
Earlier past year, Apple took steps to develop its vehicle technology, by hiring a Tesla, Inc.
Nevertheless, Apple is not giving up on the project.
However, under the direction of Mansfield, Apple began shifted away from building a complete auto to focus instead on the underlying self-driving technology that can be added to an existing vehicle platform. Once thought to be aimed at the development of an entire autonomous vehicle that the company would sell, it is now understood to be part of Apple's broader work on autonomous technology, which CEO Tim Cook has suggested includes self-driving cars, an area he has called "the mother" of all artificial intelligence projects.
Apple acknowledged the cuts, initially reported by CNBC, but said that it still sees a "huge opportunity" in the sector. Meanwhile, CEO Tim Cook said that "importance of an Apple's unit is not defined by hiring rates".
Pliskova's huge serve was not in full gear early on as she was pushed to deuce, but managed to hang on to keep pace with Williams. The Japanese in an interview after the game said she has gained more experience and was up to the task against Pliskova.
All-Star forward Kevin Durant said it was wonderful , and forward Draymond Green called it a "good private team meeting". Members of the Golden State Warriors on Thursday spent time with former President Barack Obama while on the road.
Another local TV channel showed a video shot by firefighters arriving on the scene showing an extensive area covered in mud. The town is best known to tourists for Inhotim, an outdoor contemporary art museum, which was evacuated as a precaution.
In order to entice more drivers to join its team, Walmart - like many other companies seeking qualified drivers - is raising pay. "I've never seen a transportation company hire so quickly", said Lori Furnell, Walmart's director of driver talent acquisition.
Democrats have suggested they may subpoena Cohen to compel his testimony and the committee's chairman, Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, said Cohen could be brought from prison to appear before Congress.
In fact, dozens of WhatsApp employees are said to have clashed with Zuckerberg in a staff meeting last month over the plans . The three platforms would still be separate, however, in that Facebook Messenger would still be called Messenger, etc.
Ghosn has denied a separate breach of trust charge over personal investment losses he temporarily transferred to Nissan in 2008. Renault executives want to resume work on a new ownership structure within the Alliance, once the new management is settled.
The Teal Album dropped last night with no publicity or advertising, and is available to download from major online retailers now. The Teal Album is the first of two new records Weezer will put out in 2019, with their Black Album set for release on March 1.
But Tiffany Cruz, who works at LaGuardia Airport in NY , which was also badly hit by delays, said she had little faith in Trump. The president went on to reassert that many federal workers had backed him over the shutdown.
Ali shared her final Instagram post from her hospital bed on January 10, revealing that her condition was only worsening. Former Top Chef contestant Fatima Ali died today, following her public ordeal with a rare form of cancer.
Will ex-Trump lawyer Cohen comply with Senate subpoena?
Cohen was to appear before the House Oversight Committee on February 7. "If he wants to criticize Cohen, he can", Davis said. Earlier on Wednesday, Schiff said he was prepared to subpoena Cohen if he would not testify voluntarily.
Osaka wins first set against Kvitova in Australian Open final
Osaka soon steadied early in the decider, nabbing the first break behind a big backhand victor and took another 0-40 lead at 4-2. Having won the first set on a tiebreak, 7-2, Osaka looked home and dry at 5-3 in the second set and 0-40 on the Kvitova serve.
BuzzFeed announces plans to lay off 15 percent of staff
The BuzzFeed News cuts follow a challenged week for the news industry overall, which also saw layoffs at HuffPost and Gannett. This then led to the idea of coming up with a "distinct" brand called BuzzFeed News and an updated homepage design.
Jayme Closs to Get $25K Reward Money After Saving Herself
Jennie-O President Steve Lykken says in a statement that he hopes a trust fund can be set up for Jayme's current and future needs. The 12-page complaint focused nearly entirely on Jayme's abduction and her escape, without lingering on her time in captivity.
Putin-Erdogan meeting wrap-up
Putin said he saw the withdrawal of United States troops from northeastern Syria as a positive step . USA -allied Syrian Kurds who control much of northern Syria have rejected the idea.
Donald Trump delays State of the Union address over shutdown
But because of the shutdown and the lack of government staff, the speech will not happen on the day that Mr Trump wants it to. Pelosi- then responding with her own letter- officially cancelling it.adding: I look forward to welcoming you to the house.