Apple is all set to build its first iOS development center in Europe. With Italy's Naples as the chosen location, the world's largest app seller plans to provide opportunities to the students of the country to join the world's most enviable app ecosystem. Apple will help the teachers draw up a special curriculum to facilitate this process. Europe is already reaping the benefits as its developers have earned a total of $11.1 billion from sale of Apple apps. Now, with its move into Italy, the country is already looking at 75,000 job opportunities.
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Apple Inc sold more than $1 billion of Apple TV set-top boxes in 2013 and is investing heavily in the next generation of products, Chief Executive Tim Cook said at the company's annual meeting on Friday.
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