The iPhone maker has picked up Passif Semiconductor, a small California company that makes low-power communications chips.
The PC and server chipmaker will soon announce Raja Koduri is joining AMD's team to work on graphics chip design, CNET has exclusively learned.
The battle over smartphones spilled over into chip design as a top Samsung designer split for Apple.
This month an Apple chip designer goes to AMD. Last month it was an AMD chip guy joining Apple.
Slow news week with the holidays in full swing? Not so fast. It's been a busy week for Apple, with a notable legal victory, a reported half-billion-dollar acquisition, and a Grammy honor for late co-founder Steve Jobs.
Apple's reported acquisition of Anobit gets it into the flash memory big leagues--if it wasn't there already.
According to a report over at TechCrunch, Apple is preparing to purchase Israeli flash memory manufacturer Anobit for $400 million to $500 million.
In a new biography, the Apple co-founder leveled some sharp criticism at Intel and even grew impatient because he believed Apple would have to teach the world's premier chip company how to design better chips.
After Apple bought P.A. Semi in 2008, a few engineers struck out on their own to found Agnilux. Now Google has decided to snap up the stealthy start-up.
The company rumored to be the maker of the chip inside the iPad has been acquired by Apple. It's Apple's fourth acquisition since last fall.