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It looks like Apple's acquisition of Anobit was only one part of its Israel-based plans -- business daily Calcalist is claiming that the company will open a research center there by the end of February. It's unrelated to the purchase of the flash-chip maker, since Ed Frank was apparently despatched

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Though the Apple iPad and the Samsung Wave most assuredly share the same brain, EE Times would like you to know there's more to a chip than its core -- analyzing Apple's system-on-a-chip designs in detail back to early iPhones, the publication noticed that Cupertino's silicon both has custom design

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At his keynote yesterday, Steve Jobs very proudly touted the \"wonderful\" A4 processor, saying it was \"designed by our own team\" and, additionally, \"is so good.\" That chip is the muscle inside the iPad and the new iPhone 4, but now we're finding that others are using it too... a little more quietly.

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With P.A. Semi under its belt, and now \"people familiar with the deal\" reporting to The New York Times that a purchase of Intrinsity is a go, Apple's march to ARM preeminence is becoming much more clear. A rumor about an Intrinsity purchase surfaced a few weeks ago when the processor design firm's

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Mama always said that downpours followed Spring showers, and sure enough, the Apple news has been flowing hot and heavy overnight. For starters, an IEEE Spectrum report has people talking once more about Intrinsity; if you'll recall, rumors flared up earlier in the month about Apple nabbing said com

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Stephen Elop, el presidente of Microsoft's business division has stated that his company has \"no current plans\" to port its Office productivity suite over to the iPad. Contenting itself with a \"wait and see\" approach, the Redmond outfit isn't willing to completely close the door of possibility, but

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This one's still strictly in the realm of rumor for the time being, but there's a growing amount evidence cropping up suggesting that Apple may have acquired another processor design firm. The company in question this time is Austin-based Intrinsity, which specializes in ARM processors, and has sudd

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