Apple recently updated its Maps app to add transit directions and data for Tucson, Arizona. Transit directions have been available in Phoenix, Arizona since October of 2017, but transit information for Tucson appears to be new.
Apple Maps users in Tucson can now select public transportation routes when getting directions between two locations, with SunTran bus lines available as a transit transportation option. Amtrak routes are also available, and have been for some time.
Apple has not yet added Tucson to the website where it lists locations where transit directions are available, but it should be added in the near future.
Transit directions were first [...]
Apple may be leasing a former Fiat-Chrysler vehicle testing site in Arizona for autonomous vehicle research purposes, according to an unnamed source that spoke to Jalopnik.
Apple has reportedly been recruiting automative test engineers and technicians from vehicle proving grounds around Arizona to work at the site, located in Surprise, Arizona, but neither Apple nor Fiat-Chrysler would confirm Apple’s presence at the location.
Fiat-Chrysler in the early 2000s used the site to test the impact of hot temperatures on cars and their components. The location is said to contain multiple road surfaces, a high speed oval, steep grades, and areas dedicated to wet [...]
Apple baut Mac Pro in Austin, Texas. Mehr Hardware „Made in USA“ wird es von Apple nicht geben – zumindest vorerst. Macwelt News
Apple wants to use GT Advanced’s former sapphire plant to produce hardware that will be used within its U.S. data centers, according to a notification published by the Federal Register and shared by Business Insider.
Apple is seeking approval from the Foreign-Trade Zones Board to create „finished products and foreign status materials/components“ in the factory. Specifically, Apple wants to create „finished server assembly cabinets“ and needs permission to use materials sourced from abroad.
Image via AZCentral According to the filing, the data center cabinets will be used for „other global data centers.“ A person with [...]