Tim Cook discusses Apple Pay and local manufacturing of the iPhone with India’s PM Modi

A recent meeting between Apple CEO Tim Cook and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, resulted in an invitation for Apple to start manufacturing iPhones in the country. Ministry of external affairs spokesman Vikas Swarup said that Apple’s top executive “responded positively” to the suggestion that Apple take advantage of the “opportunities India offered.” Swarup also pointed out that Foxconn, the contract manufacturer used the most by Apple to assemble the iPhone, has already decided to build a factory in the country.

Also discussed was mobile payment service Apple Pay, and the possibility …

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