Apple shared an update saying that its iOS app economy led to the creation of almost 300,000 new jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bryan Chaffin and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont to talk about Apple’s job footprint report, and the latest news in the EU tax case.
Apple’s U.S. job footprint is 2.4 million, including 90,000 employees, 450,000 jobs with suppliers, and 1.9 million jobs in the app economy.
U.S. suppliers may have trouble making custom screws for Apple products, but other components can be manufactured without issue.
With the dust still settling on its new spaceship campus in Cupertino, Apple announced plans to build another facility.
Apple’s Advanced Manufacturing Fund just got a big boost from US$1 billion up to $5 billion.
Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company has created about 2 million developer jobs. John Martellaro and Jeff Butts join Jeff Gamet to dive into those numbers, plus they look at a rendering of what may be the function bar area on this fall’s iPhone 8.