Apple Opening Offices in Indonesia

After rumors that circulated more than a year, Apple has now completely opened an office in Indonesia in March 2014. As reported MakeMac today, information about Apple’s new office in Jakarta can be found on the website of the American Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia as well as in the ‘ contact ‘website Apple Indonesia.

Apple’s office is located at the World Trade Center II in Jakarta – the same building as the office Baidu and Intel Indonesia Indonesia. We contacted the office to ask this Apple and Apple representatives confirmed that it really is Apple’s office, but representatives of the company can not disclose further details.

Last month we see new jobs for Apple office in Indonesia to build a retail position manager, carrier account manager, and HR business partner.

What is the purpose of this office in Indonesia? Perhaps we will soon see the official Apple Store in this town, or maybe Apple will give priority to Indonesia for the launch date of the product – as happened last year in China.

There is still no information related to the Apple Store in Jakarta. In the absence of an official store in the country, Indonesia can only buy Apple products through authorized resellers like iBox Indonesia Apple store or through mobile telecommunications company.

This is the second major technology company offices were opened in Indonesia this year. In March, Facebook opened an office in Jakarta to empower business development in the country.

Apple Store Jakarta

Apple Store Jakarta

The Spirited Apple

apple logoApple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, online services, and personal computers. Its best-known hardware products are the Mac line of computers, the iPod media player, the iPhone smartphone, the iPad tablet computer, and the Apple Watch smartwatch. Its online services include iCloud, the iTunes Store, and the App Store. Apple’s consumer software includes the OS X and iOS operating systems, the iTunes media browser, the Safari web browser, and the iLife and iWork creativity and productivity suites.

Apple was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne on April 1, 1976, to develop and sell personal computers. It was incorporated as Apple Computer, Inc. on January 3, 1977, and was renamed as Apple Inc. on January 9, 2007, to reflect its shifted focus towards consumer electronics. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) joined the Dow Jones Industrial Average on March 19, 2015.

Apple is the world’s second-largest information technology company by revenue after Samsung Electronics, world’s largest technology company by Total Assets and the world’s third-largest mobile phone maker. On November 25, 2014, in addition to being the largest publicly traded corporation in the world by market capitalization, Apple became the first U.S. company to be valued at over $700 billion. As of 2014, Apple employs 72,800 permanent full-time employees, maintains 437 retail stores in fifteen countries, and operates the online Apple Store and iTunes Store, the latter of which is the world’s largest music retailer.

Apple’s worldwide annual revenue in 2014 totaled US$182 billion (FY end October 2014). Apple enjoys a high level of brand loyalty and, according to the 2014 edition of the Interbrand Best Global Brands report, is the world’s most valuable brand with a valuation of $118.9 billion. By the end of 2014, the corporation continued to manage significant criticism regarding the labor practices of its contractors, as well as for its environmental and business practices, including the origins of source materials.

Apple Currently Preparing Search Engine

Earlier on when Apple Announces iOS6 in 2012 ago, Apple also provide new services Maps are prepared to replace Google Maps, but unfortunately the application is not ready for use, to the extent that Apple CEO Tim Cook Writing an open apology entire Apple customers because of poor the quality of the application.

Now there is a finding recent report from The Next Web that says now it seems Apple is preparing to make a search engine, it is revealed daru a new page from Apple’s official website that describes support for Applebot, the first Apple Web crawler. Crawler is a created which can automatically scan the entire web to find the page with the information in the future will be added to the index and presenting information at the time of web pages changed.

Bot like these are common software used by search engines that already popular such as Google and Bing, the presence of this seems Apple has gradually taken seriously in search services on the web, until now Apple itself says Applebot used to add data such as information about the film latest-film database to Siri and Spotlight.

Apple Store Jakarta Investment Value Reaches $3 million USD

Deputy of Investment Implementation Azhar Lubis revealed at the press conference of Investment Realization fourth quarter and second half of 2012 in Jakarta, that the value of Apple’s investment in Indonesia reached 2-3 million US dollars or, 28 billion dollars.

He also revealed that the Apple Store is the first in Indonesia will operate in Jakarta, and is expected to be implemented this year.

Here penuturannya based detikFinance:

“Not too big, perhaps US $ 2-3 million. But the effect we expected … Later on location in Jakarta. Hopefully this year, ”

On the same occasion, the chairman of BKPM (Investment Coordinating Board) Basri also revealed that the operating license Apple Store in Indonesia itself has been approved. The position of cooperation Apple – Indonesia is mentioned in its beginning stages, but has a more serious nature.

“If that was a lot of interest. Apple, he started on the shop online store first and then. It has to be approved permit … Still early stages but already more committed than just chatting, “he continued.

News of Apple’s own plan has been blowing since the beginning of 2013 ago. At that time, Apple is said to have recruited Head of Marketing for the office in Indonesia.

In addition, a few months before the news was blowing, Apple itself has opened up jobs for their office in Indonesia.

Device makers Apple, Foxconn, has also been mentioned will open its plants in Indonesia and is scheduled to start operating the Christmas day, 2012 yesterday. But it seems this was postponed.