Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California, seen on November 12, 2018. Photo: TNS
Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California, seen on November 12, 2018. Photo: TNS
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Apple pauses hiring outside R&D amid weak consumer demand for smartphones and computers

  • The iPhone maker paused hiring last month, ahead of quarterly earnings, but it does not affect teams working on long-term initiatives
  • Apple joins other tech giants in tapping the brakes on hiring in response to sluggish consumer spending and higher interest rates

Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California, seen on November 12, 2018. Photo: TNS
Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California, seen on November 12, 2018. Photo: TNS
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