• Apple will snaffle power management patents and engineers from Dialog for £453m

    2 monthes ago - By The Inquirer

    Cupertino is pushing harder to making its own all in-house chips
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  • Apple to Acquire Power Management Tech from Dialog

    Apple to Acquire Power Management Tech from Dialog

    2 monthes ago - By Phone Scoop

    Apple has agreed to purchase assets, employees, and intellectual property from Germany-based Dialog Semiconductors. The two companies have worked together for years, and Dialog supplies Apple with power management technology for the iPhone. Apple will pay $300 million for about 300 engineers as well as Dialog facilities in Germany, Italy, and the U.K. Apple will give Dialog another $300 million as a pre-payment for future products to be delivered over the next three years. In addition to this deal, Apple has agreed to source more power management, audio subsystem, charging, and other...
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  • Apple spends $600 million USD to secure deal with British battery management chip manufacturer

    Apple spends $600 million USD to secure deal with British battery management chip manufacturer

    2 monthes ago - By MobileSyrup

    Cupertino computing giant Apple plans on spending $600 million USD to purchase patents and approximately 300 employees from British Dialog Semiconductor. According to an October 11th, 2018 media release, Apple paid $300 million USD in cash, as well as an additional $300 million USD in the form of an upfront payment for Dialog products to be delivered over the next years. The companies expect the deal to be formalized by the appropriate regulatory bodies in the first half of 2019. Apple's acquisition of 300 Dialog employees means that the Britain-based semiconductor manufacturer loses...
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  • Apple seizes power

    2 monthes ago - By Computerworld

    Apple's $600 million Dialog Semiconductor part-acquisition sees key patents and personnel join the larger company, potentially including cutting-edge wireless power technologies for use in highly portable wearable devices. AirPower
    We know Apple has been investing deeply in wireless power technologies. It even announced that it would improve the existing Qi wireless system when it announced the ill-fated AirPower system at WWDC 2017. To read this article in full,
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  • Apple boosts in-house chip program with $600 million acquisition

    2 monthes ago - By Engadget

    Apple has signed a licensing deal with its long-time supplier Dialog and acquired assets including 300 employees, the two companies announced. Apple will pay the UK-based firm $300 million now plus another $300 million in the future for delivery of p...
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  • Apple acquires chip engineers and facilities from Dialog

    Apple acquires chip engineers and facilities from Dialog

    2 monthes ago - By TechRadar

    Apple has moved to bring more of its supply chain under its own control with the $600 million acquisition of part of Dialog Semicondcutor's business. Dialog has supplied power management chips to Apple ever since the first iPhone was released more than a decade ago. However, reports earlier this year suggested Apple would be seeking an alternative supplier, with many speculating this meant Apple itself.
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    A further $300 million will be made as a pre-payment for a range of Dialog components between now and 2021. In addition to power management chips, Apple has also awarded Dialog...
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