Friday, July 29, 2016

Apple Hires BlackBerry Talent With Car Project Turning to Self-Driving Software - Bloomberg

A late-binding case study in process

"Dan Dodge, the founder and former chief executive officer of QNX, the operating system developer that BlackBerry acquired in 2010, joined Apple earlier this year, the people said. He is part of a team headed by Bob Mansfield, who, since taking over leadership of the cars initiative -- dubbed Project Titan -- has heralded a shift in strategy, according to a person familiar with the plan. 
The initiative is now prioritizing the development of an autonomous driving system, though it’s not abandoning efforts to design its own vehicle. That leaves options open should the company eventually decide to partner with or acquire an established car maker, rather than build a car itself. An Apple spokesman declined to comment."
Apple Hires BlackBerry Talent With Car Project Turning to Self-Driving Software - Bloomberg
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