Apple might be silent about their efforts, but it is clear the company is working on a self-driving car. This week the world caught a glimpse within this secretive project, revealing it's all much bigger than originally thought to be.
The FBI arrested a former employee on Apple’s autonomous car design team for allegedly downloading proprietary information and attempting take it to a rival car company in China. The resulting documentation reveals the number of employees on the project.
There’s no room for doubt about what Xiaolang Zhang, the former Apple employee, was working on. “ZHANG was hired at Apple starting December 7, 2015, to work on a project to develop software and hardware for use in autonomous vehicles (the Project),” wrote Eric Proudfoot, the FBI Special Agent investigating this crime, in the official criminal complaint.
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