AppleInsider reports that Apple has announced that it is opening an office in Hyderabad, India, for the purposes of developing Maps products for iOS, Mac, and Apple Watch.
The new centre will provide jobs for up to 4,000 employees, who will concentrate on developing Maps updates as well as new features for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch.
Apple will not be building a purpose-built office block for the new centre, rather, it will be setting up its office in the Waverock campus in Hyderabad’s tech district. Apple also announced that it currently supports more than 640,000 app developer jobs and other similar positions in India.
Apple CEO Tim Cook is currently in the middle of a tour of India, and is expected to meet Indian prime minister Narendra Modi before he leaves on Saturday.
Source: Apple opens Maps development center in Hyderabad, India