Tech giant tells Bloomberg it has bought the Israel-based flash memory startup but declines to discuss the price or specific purpose.
Apple's reported acquisition of Anobit gets it into the flash memory big leagues--if it wasn't there already.
The iPhone maker reportedly paid between $400 million and $500 million for Anobit, but so far neither company has said a deal exists.
Anobit's Memory Signal Processing technology includes proprietary signal processing algorithms along with advanced error correction and innovative flash management schemes.
Apple may be looking to acquire a unit of Renesas Electronics that makes LCD chips for mobile devices, according to a Nikkei report. The deal could be worth close to half a billion dollars.
The company behind the Kinect motion sensor now belongs to Apple in a deal reportedly valued in the vicinity of $345 million.
The Israel-based 3D-sensing company provides the technology that powers Microsoft's Kinect sensor.
According to a report over at TechCrunch, Apple is preparing to purchase Israeli flash memory manufacturer Anobit for $400 million to $500 million.
The iPhone maker has reportedly offered $280 million to acquire Israel-based 3D-sensor company Primesense.
Apple is readying a major hiring campaign for its research and development facility in Haifa, Israel.