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       HEADLINES: Rescue operations intensified, more to be shifted to relief camps                                              Red alert declared in 13 districts except Kasargod, chances of heavy rains                                              Modi to visit state to take stock of flood situation                                              250 boats, 23 helicopters added for rescue operations; situation under control: CM                                              Stranded people will be rescued by today itself, 164 dead: CM                                              SC directs reducing water level at Mullaperiyar dam by three feet                                              Godavari river in spate in AP/Telangana                                              'Bharat Ratna' Atal Bihari Vajpayee cremated with state honour                                              US newsrooms to Trump: We're not enemies of the people                                              Imran Khan elected as Pakistan's new prime minister                                              I'm not out there to prove anything, asserts Sushil                                              Kaumudi Facebook
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SAN FRANCISCO: Apple and Volkswagen struck a deal late last year that let the technology giant equip VW vans with selfdriving technology to transport Apple employees between offices, according to a person familiar with the matter.

The agreement is part of an internal Apple programme called Project Titan that started in 2015 as an ambitious effort to build an electric vehicle.

After facing development and management problems, Apple shifted its focus to autonomous technologies that control vehicles, Bloomberg News reported in 2016.

The New York Times reported on the deal with Volkswagen earlier on Wednesday. Representatives for Apple and Volkswagen declined to comment.

Apple tests dozens of Lexus SUVs on public roads in California with its self-driving technology, but has also applied the technology to a shuttle service it’s developing to transport staff between office buildings at its Cupertino, California, headquarters.

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