Apple pulling out of India

Tired of telephone support from call centres in India? Apple is quitting India.

According to The Times of India, Apple software logs out of India, Apple decided to pull out software development and support operations in India.

At a meeting on May 29, Apple announced its decision to lay off all its employees. Apple officials told them that "the company is revaluating its operations and has thought of pulling back its Indian operations".

Apple is giving these employees a severance package of two months salary. It will settle all claims on June 9. When contacted, Steve Dowling, an Apple spokesperson, said, "We have re-evaluated our plans and have decided to put our planned support centre growth in other countries."

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