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Beijing will be home to Apple’s first research and development center in China, a $45 million facility that will have 500 employees

4 weeks ago
Sky Canaves
he R&D center will be in a special district created by the central government to promote technology companies, and it is expected to help Apple compete with increasingly sophisticated domestic brands.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.

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