“Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Computers [sic], is likely to visit Bangalore in the first week of April. He is expected to launch Apple’s R&D center and technical support facility for its products here. The company plans to hire 3000 people in India by 2007,” Priya Padmanabhan reports for Cyber India Online.
“Jobs has special affinity to India. He had spent four years in the 1970’s as a ‘hippie spiritual tourist’ visiting holy places in the country,” Padmanabhan reports.
Full article here.
[UPDATE: 11:30am EST: Revised headline. We couldn’t resist. Thanks to Dave H.]
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