For the last several months, Apple has been exploring locations for a new campus focusing on technical support, and according to new reports, sites in North Carolina and Northern Virginia are under consideration.
The Washington Post says Apple has explored opening a campus for 20,000 employees in Northern Virginia, an area Amazon is also considering for its new campus.
Image of Apple Park via drone pilot Duncan Sinfield Apple told economic development officials in Northern Virginia that it is seeking four million square feet of space to accommodate 20,000 jobs, and officials proposed several potential sites. The sites proposed by Northam’s staff for Apple [...]
Apple’s legal battle against dozens of iPhone slowdown class action lawsuits will take place in a courtroom near its headquarters.
The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation today disclosed it has ordered [PDF] all iPhone slowdown lawsuits to be transferred to the U.S. District Court for Northern California and, with the consent of that court, assigned to the Honorable Judge Edward J. Davila for consolidated pretrial proceedings.
More than half of the 61 lawsuits—and counting—were filed in the Northern District of California to begin with, so centralization of the remaining complaints filed in other states should help to streamline the legal [...]
Apple has pledged to donate $1 million to fire relief efforts in Northern California, reports the San Francisco Chronicle.
In addition to donating $1 million, Apple will also match employee donations two-for-one.
Image via the SF Chronicle Tim Cook on Tuesday said Apple would donate to relief efforts, but at the time, he did not specify a dollar amount.
Our thoughts are with our Bay Area friends & neighbors affected by wildfires. Please stay safe! Apple is donating to aid relief efforts.
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) October 10, 2017
There are several fires raging in Napa, Sonoma, and Santa Rosa, [...]