Apple bringing new jobs to India: In what seems to be potential good news for techies, smartphone giant Apple Inc., which is an American multinational technology may soon bring 4,000 new jobs to India. An official, who works at the US tech giant, told news agency PTI that the company is developing features for Indian customers, including maps and other products, creating over 4,000 jobs. In previous years, US tech giant launched a first-of-its-kind App Accelerator in Bengaluru and already trained thousands of iOS developers. iOS is the operating system that powers Apple’s suite of mobile devices.Indian app developers have produced almost 100,000 apps for the App Store, observing an increase of 57 per cent in 2016. “We began initial production of iPhone SE in May 2017 and couldn’t be happier with the progress our teams are making. Within the next six months, we plan to run our business in India on 100 per cent renewable energy,” said an official.The company official claimed “We`re expanding and developing features for Indian customers including support for Hindi dictation and new language keyboards on iOS11, support for local traffic in maps and up-to-date cricket scores and stats by simply asking Siri”.
The official added that the expanding team in Hyderabad is focusing on developing maps for Apple products, creating over 4,000 jobs. Currently in India, there are 740,000 app economy jobs attributable to iOS and is believed to increase substantially.
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