• Apple gets critical iPhone technology in $600 million Dialog deal

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    Apple Inc is buying the power-management technology at the heart of its iPhones in a $600 million deal with Dialog Semiconductor that also secures the German-listed company's role as a supplier to the U.S. tech giant.
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  • Apple signs $600 million deal to buy part of Dialog's power-management chip business

    Apple signs $600 million deal to buy part of Dialog's power-management chip business

    10 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Apple has sealed a complex deal with Dialog worth $600 million that includes licensing the chip maker's power-management technology, hiring 300 of its employees, and agreeing to a long-term purchasing agreement. In a press release this morning, Dialog confirmed the terms of the deal. Apple will pay $300 million to Dialog, which has been a sup...
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  • Apple has acquired Spektral, a Danish computer vision startup, for augmented reality technology

    10 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    On the heels of Apple this morning inking a $600 million deal to acquire IP, talent and licenses from Dialog Semiconductor in Europe , it has also confirmed another acquisition of a smaller startup in the region. Apple has purchased Spektral, a computer vision company based out of Denmark that worked segmentation technology, a more efficient way to “cut out” figures from their backgrounds in digital images, reportedly for about $30 million. This type of technology can be used, for example, in augmented reality, but also for more standard applications like school photos (which was actually...
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  • Apple to buy part of supplier Dialog's business in $600 million deal

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    Apple Inc has agreed to buy a portion of chip supplier Dialog Semiconductor Plc's business in a $600 million deal, the two companies said Thursday, expanding the iPhone maker's chip operations in Europe.
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  • Dialog Semiconductor signs $600 million licensing deal with Apple

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    Dialog Semiconductor has struck a $600 million deal with Apple to license its power management technologies and transfer some of its assets and 300 R&D staff to the U.S. technology firm.
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