A report detailed how Apple was preparing to lay off almost 200 workers involved in its Project Titan self-driving car division. Shortly after, rumors popped up of Apple possibly working on an Apple Van, which could very well be an autonomous on-campus employee shuttle. According to a recent report, the layoff rumors have been officially confirmed.

Apple has reportedly sent out a letter to the California Employment Development Department. The letter warned of 190 Project Titan employees being laid off in Santa Clara and Sunnyvale. The decision will start generating effects as of April 16th. The report claims it will mostly affect engineers, with a total number of 124 being laid off.

Some of the employees will keep their jobs but will be moved to other divisions. With this move, it is unclear whether Apple is optimizing its autonomous vehicle efforts, or dialing them back for the time being.

You May Also Like

Apple’s new Mac Pro will be available to order starting December 10

The highly anticipated new Apple Mac Pro and Apple Pro Display XDR will go on pre-order starting December 10. Read the details!

Qualcomm announces World’s First 5G Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality XR Platform

Qualcomm today announced, at the ongoing Snapdragon Tech Summit 2019, the World’s First 5G XR Platform.

Trump at NATO Summit: HUAWEI is a security danger

At the recent NATO Summit held in London, U.S. President Trump talked to member states about the security risks he thinks HUAWEI poses.