Apple unveiled plans on Thursday for a $1bn campus in Texas that will create jobs for the tech giant outside Silicon Valley, a move made without the fanfare of the recent Amazon headquarters bidding war. The new campus — for engineering other functions, but not manufacturing — will be near the tech giant’s existing facility in Austin and initially accommodate 5,000 new employees, with room to grow to 15,000. As it stands, 6,200 people now work for Apple in the Texan capital, the largest cluster outside its headquarters in Cupertino, California. Apple said in January it would invest about $30bn in the US over the next five years and create 20,000 new jobs, using some of the overseas profits repatriated at a tax rate lowered under a law passed by Congress in 2017. The move comes amid intense pressure from President Donald Trump to move jobs, especially in manufacturing, to the US, with the White House imposing heavy tariffs to counter what he calls unfair trade practices. Trump single...

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