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Apple already employs 6,200 people in Austin, Texas, but its new campus will initially add 5,000.
Apple will build a new Austin campus for $1 billion and expand its operations across the US, the company said Thursday.
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The iPhone maker will also set up new offices in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, Los Angeles County, as well as expanding operations in Pittsburgh, New York and Boulder, Colorado, according to the press release.
The Austin campus will be located less than a mile away from Apple's existing facilities in the Texas city, which already employ 6,200 people (its largest group of employees outside Cupertino). The new area will initially hold 5,000 employees, with capacity to grow to 15,000 over time.
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Apple offered a forecast on its US growth plans.
It'll include 50 acres of preserved open space and its workspaces will be entirely powered by renewable energy (like all Apple facilities).
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Apple's choice of locations for new offices -- each of which will employ over 1,000 people -- hints at various aspects of its business. Seattle is where Microsoft and Amazon are headquartered, San Diego is where chipmaker Qualcomm is based and Culver City could be linked to its original programming plans.
Apple, which became in the first US public company to be worth $1 trillion in...
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