Apple will set up an app design and development center in southern
India, the company announced Wednesday, shortly after its CEO, Tim Cook,
arrived in the country on his first visit.
Tens of thousands of Indian developers design apps for Apple devices, and the company said in a statement that the development lab would give them specialized support. It's expected to open in thetechnologyhub of Bangalore in early 2017.
A massive landslide triggered by torrential rains buried homes in three
villages in the central hills of Sri Lanka, and more than 200 families
were missing Wednesday and feared buried under the mud and debris, the
Sri Lankan Red Cross said.
Sixteen bodies have already been recovered and about 180 people have been rescued from the enormous piles of mud unleashed at around 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to military spokesman Brig. Jayanath Jayaweera.