Tim Cook says Apple excited to ‘carry forward our long-standing history’


Apple has completed its 25 years in India. On the occasion, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared a special note in which he said that Apple is excited to build on ‘its long-standing history’ in the country and support its customers.

“At Apple, our mission is to enrich lives and empower people around the world,” Cook said in a statement. “India has such a beautiful culture and an incredible energy, and we look forward to working together to build a better future with our long-standing history – supporting our customers, investing in local communities, and making innovations that serve humanity.” Excited to do.” He added.

Apart from this, Apple also shared its major milestones that it has achieved in India over the years. The company revealed in a blog post that it currently supports over one million jobs in the country. “A testament to the tremendous growth of developers in India, App Store payouts to developers in the country have more than tripled since 2018,” Apple wrote in a blog post.

“At the iOS App Design and Development Accelerator in Bengaluru, Apple works one-on-one with developers to help them make their apps great. Since 2017, the accelerator has hosted sessions for over 15,000 developers, enabling them to build on their ideas and bring cutting-edge apps to market,” the company said.

The company also shared that its newly launched Apple Music Classics and Apple Music app further showcase local artists such as Mali, Armaan Malik, Divine and Sandunes through expert curation and editorial. Additionally, the company stated that the company aims to become 100 percent carbon neutral for its supply chain and products by 2030. This includes the company’s manufacturing facilities in India. Apple said that its Indian manufacturing supply chain partners are committed to using 100 percent clean energy for their Apple operations.

There is talk of making iPhone in India. Apple said it started manufacturing the iPhone in India in 2017, and since then, it has worked with suppliers to assemble iPhone models and produce a large number of components. “Apple’s work with Indian suppliers of all sizes supports hundreds of thousands of jobs across the country,” the company wrote,

Additionally, the company is working with several NGOs in the country, including Akanksha Foundation, Enable India, and Barefoot College International and Frank Waters.

Significantly, this news comes shortly before the company is set to launch its retail stores in the country in Mumbai and Delhi later this week.

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