Apple cuts more than 200 jobs from autonomous car unit

Apple CEO Tim Cook
Apple CEO Tim Cook. Photo: Apple

Apple has cut more than 200 jobs from the unit that includes its nascent autonomous vehicle effort, as CNBC reported and Axios has confirmed.

Why it matters: Apple has had fits and starts with the project, changing leadership and approaches multiple times. The cuts follow the re-hiring of Doug Field, a former Apple executive who had been at Tesla.

Microsoft's Bing search engine down in China

Microsoft's Bing search engine

Microsoft confirmed Wednesday that its Bing search engine is currently unavailable in China, but declined to say whether technical issues or censorship are to blame.

Why it matters: Microsoft makes a modified version of Bing for China and it is normally available, albeit with certain terms censored.

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