Apple R&D

Apple Plans to Open Another R&D Center in Japan

Earlier this month, Apple made it official that it will be opening a brand-new research and development centre in China’s largest manufacturing district, Shenzhen, in addition to its previously planned $45 million R&D centre in Beijing. Today, Xinhua is reporting that during a recent visit to Tokyo, Apple CEO Tim Cook has announced that the company is planning...

Apple Annual Report Shows R&D Spend Has Grown by $1.1 Billion

According to Apple's recently filed annual 10-K report with the SEC, the company has spent $1.1 billion on R&D and has added about 12,000 full-time workers (via iLounge). The Cupertino giant has spent a total of $4.48 billion on R&D during 2013 so far, which shows a 32% increase from last year’s $3.38 billion expenditure. The report also reflects...