19 May 2016 Current Affairs: Apple Inc. on 19 May 2016 opened a new Development Office in Hyderabad, Telangana. The office was formally opened by Apple’s CEO Tim Cook.
The facility will focus on development of Maps for Apple products, including iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch. This investment will accelerate Maps development and create up to 4000 jobs.
Apple has been continually updating and adding new features to Maps, including 3D views, the Flyover feature and tools to help customers find convenient places to shop, eat and explore nearby areas.
With iOS 9 Apple added Transit, offering a combination of trains, subways, buses and walking, which is already available for more than 300 cities around the world.The new facility, located on the Waverock campus, will provide a world-class, LEED-certified home for the expanding Maps team.This facility is in addition to a new iOS App Design and Development Accelerator that would come up in Bengaluru in early 2017.
Apple Inc. : Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. At present, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV.Apple’s four software platforms — iOS, OS X, watchOS and tvOS — provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices and provide various services including the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay and iCloud.Across India, Apple supports over 640000 iOS app developer jobs and other positions related to the iOS ecosystem.