Apple announced Thursday that it planned to invest $1 billion to build a new campus in Austin, and spend another $10 billion on new data centers. The expansion in Texas, along with new sites in Seattle, San Diego, and Culver City, and bigger facilities in Pittsburgh, New York, and Boulder, are part of a five-year investment project aiming to create 20,000 jobs in the U.S. The North Austin facility alone will employ 5,000, with capacity to expand to 15,000 workers in engineering, R&D, operations, finance, sales, and customer support. Apple also said in a press release that there would be "potential for additional expansion elsewhere in the U.S. over time."
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