Thursday, April 30, 2009

Apple’s Leap into Chip Design

According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple Inc. has been snatching up out-of-work silicon chip designers like it’s going out of style.  According to the WSJ article, Apple Inc. has dozens of job postings for people familiar with everything from ARM-based chip design to video controller design for high-definition video playback.  Industrial experts think that Apple is getting ready to update the hardware that drives the infamous iPhone, and in classic form, has decided to keep as much of the design details as they can under wraps.  This time around, however, that means going so far as to not outsource chip design.

Check out the Wall Street Journal’s article here.

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