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Apple buys another chipmaker

The iPhone maker has picked up Passif Semiconductor, a small California company that makes low-power communications chips.

By August 1, 2013


AMD nabs Apple graphics chip designer

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.

By April 19, 2013


Samsung chip architect leaves for Apple

The battle over smartphones spilled over into chip design as a top Samsung designer split for Apple.

By October 11, 2012


In tit for tat, AMD grabs Apple chip designer

This month an Apple chip designer goes to AMD. Last month it was an AMD chip guy joining Apple.

By August 1, 2012


Apple picks up legal win, a chip company, and a Grammy

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.

By December 24, 2011


Anobit acquisition keeps Apple ahead in flash memory

Apple's reported acquisition of Anobit gets it into the flash memory big leagues--if it wasn't there already.

By December 22, 2011


Apple to buy Israeli flash memory manufacturer?

According to a report over at TechCrunch, Apple is preparing to purchase Israeli flash memory manufacturer Anobit for $400 million to $500 million.

By December 13, 2011


Steve Jobs knocked Intel's chip design, inflexibility

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.

By October 25, 2011


Google buys chip start-up from ex-Apple designers

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.

By April 20, 2010


Apple buys chipmaker Intrinsity

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.

By April 27, 2010