Apple has pulled away from its plans to open a technical support centre in Bangalore, India, notes Macworld UK. “Without warning, the India Times reveals Apple has engaged in a sudden about-face on its plans. It had hired its first 30 staff in April, but on May 29 announced its decision to lay-off its new employees, they are being given two months salary as severance pay,” notes the story. Apple officials told them that ”the company is reevaluating its operations and has thought of pulling back its Indian operations”, the report claims. ‘We have re-evaluated our plans and have decided to put our planned support centre growth in other countries,” Apple spokesperson Steve Dowling told the Times.