500,000 jobs created from ‘app economy’, Apple claims

Posted by | August 06, 2014 | Company News | No Comments

Computer giant Apple has released details of new research, which claims its innovation and investment has led to the creation of 629,000 jobs in the European economy.

The research, carried out for Apple by Vision Mobile, reveals that 500,000 of those direct and indirect jobs have been created in the European “app economy” since the launch of iOS and the App Store in 2008.

Publicity shy Apple has also revealed that it employs around 4,000 people at its centre in Cork. It claims to be the largest private employer in Cork and says its investment supports an additional 2,500 jobs in the local area.

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