Apple's Beats brand in April unveiled the Powerbeats Pro, a redesigned wire-free version of its popular fitness-oriented Powerbeats earbuds.
Apple's NC Data Center Plot Larger Than Originally Thought
Apple's 70-acre parcel across Startown Road from existing data center
New research from All Things Digital indicates, however, that Apple's plans may even extend beyond that planned one million square-foot facility on 183 acres, as the company also owns 70 acres across the street from that site.
The scuttlebutt around Maiden is that the company intends to use it for office space. But that seems unlikely.
A more plausible explanation is that this parcel, too, will be used for data center space.
Apple's initial phase of 500,000 square feet will already rank among the largest single-building data centers dedicated to a single company, and a doubling (or even more) of that would rival the largest data center campuses in use today.