Apple this week notified employees that it will soon begin the slow process of bringing staff back to Apple Park and other offices following California's coronavirus lockdown, characterizing the initial return as "very limited" in scope.
Apple is taking necessary precautions to protect its workforce as employees slowly return to Apple Park in Cupertino, according to a report on Thursday that outlined the company's plans to avoid the spread of COVID-19.
Janitors and other contracted hourly workers at Apple Park will continue to be paid throughout the coronavirus pandemic, with Apple ensuring that they will get their wages despite contractor announcements that jobs would be suspended.
While COVID-19 is impacting virtually every sector of the tech industry, a new report claims that Apple is experiencing some unique setbacks because of its culture of secrecy and lack of access to prototyping tools and test rigs.
The official Apple Leadership page no longer includes Jony Ive, marking the formal end to his role as a crucial part of the company. While he'll continue to contribute to Apple, it looks as if Apple no longer sees his design vision quite as crucial as it was.
The world's media has descended onto the Apple Park campus and are entering the Steve Jobs Theater ahead of the launch of new iPhone models — with AppleInsider among the first to take a look at Apple's new products.
Apple Park, already known to be one of the most valuable corporate headquarters in the world, is specifically worth $4.17 billion when including land, furniture, computers, and other items, according to Santa Clara County.