Apple Receives Permit From California DMV to Test Self-Driving Cars [Updated]

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Apple has been granted a permit that enables it to test autonomous vehicles on public roads in the state of California, according to the California DMV website (via Business Insider).

Apple was added to the list of permit holders that are allowed to participate in the Autonomous Vehicle Tester Program in California on Friday, joining companies like Google, Tesla, BMW, Honda, Ford, Nissan, and more.


Obtaining a permit for autonomous vehicle testing requires multiple steps, including outlining details for …
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What’s Happening As The University of California Tries To Outsource IT Jobs To India

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Long-time Slashdot reader Nova Express shares an epic column by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Hiltzik. It details what’s happening now as the University of California tries to outsources dozens of IT jobs — about 20% of their IT workforce — by February 28th. Some of the highlights: The CEO of UCSF’s Medical Center says he expects their security to be at least as good as it is now, but acknowledges “there are no guarantees.”Nine workers have filed a complaint with the state’s Depa…
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