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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
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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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