What you need to know
- Apple is investing more than 1 billion euros in Germany.
- The move includes the building of a new European Silicon Design Center.
- It will focus on 5G and future wireless technologies.
Apple has today announced it is investing over a billion euros in Germany, in a move that will include a new European Silicon Design Center for the development of 5G.
Apple CEO Tim Cook said he "couldn't be more excited" about the move, which includes the building of a new R&D site for mobile wireless semiconductors and software (pictured):
Apple says in the last five years it has invested over 15 billion euros into more than 700 companies in Germany. Apple plans to move into its new building in Munich towards the end of next year. You can read the full release here.
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