Apple To Start Tech Development Center in Hyderabad : Apple Inc, one of the biggest Tech giant of the globe has confirmed the news that the company will open a development center in the city of Hyderabad soon.
In an official statement released, the company said, “We have been investing to expand our operations in India and are thrilled to have passionate customers and vibrant developer community across the country. We are looking forward to open a new development office in Hyderabad that will be home to over 150 Apple employees supporting maps development. The office will also have space for many contractors who will support our ambitious efforts locally”.
Apple To Start Tech Development Center in Hyderabad
Co-founded by Late Steve Jobs, the company announced in the month of January that it will open a center for developing apps in the southern Italian city of Naples. The aim of the center is to train developers who will develop amazing apps in the coming time.
Also, Apple Inc is also planning to bring the official Apple Stores in India very soon. However, many critics suggest that the move by Apple is little late. Earlier, Google announced in the month of November that they will also be opening a development center in Hyderabad, which will be its biggest in the country. The decision was confirmed by Sundar Pichai, CEO, Google himself in the QnA session in Delhi last year.
The new center of Apple will be on a land of 2,50,000 sq. feet in the real estate firm Tishman Speyer’s WaveRock facility at the IT Corridor of Hyderabad.
The investment of the development center is expected to be around Rs. 150 crores. It is also expected that when the actual recruitment procedure will begin, around 4500 job openings are going to be there.
Tim Cook, CEO, Apple has also accepted that there is a huge potential market in India and they would like to make the most out of it. Till now, the company used to sell its products in the nation with the help of third party vendors.
According to the latest market statistics, Apple has witnessed a drop in their revenue drop for the first time in last 13 years and it has made the company really worried and they are now trying every possible way to get the tech giant back on the track of profit.
They are also going to launch a new iPhone which will be iPhone 5E on coming 15th March.
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