Apple to Acquire Power Management Tech from Dialog
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 mixed-signal integrated circuits from Dialog. Dialog will continue to provide components to other customers. Apple and Dialog expect the transaction to close during the first half of 2019, pending regulatory approval.
LG Promises the V30 Will 'Delight Ears Everywhere' with New Hi-Fi Powers
Aug 28, 2017
LG today said its forthcoming V30 flagship handset will be its most advanced device yet when it comes to audio reproduction and recording. To start, the phone adopts a 32-bit advanced hi-fi quad DAC from ESS Technology.
LG Announces the V30 Flagship with FullVision Display and Floating Info Bar
Aug 31, 2017
LG today fully revealed the V30, a phone it has been teasing in bits and pieces over the last few weeks. This flagship-class handset has a metal frame and glass front and rear panels.
Google to Buy HTC's Pixel Handset Team for $1.1 Billion
Sep 20, 2017
Google today said it has agreed to purchase HTC's Pixel smartphone business, as well as acquire some employees and license intellectual property, for $1.1 billion in cash. HTC's Pixel engineers will be added to Google's existing hardware organization, where they will continue to work on the Pixel smartphone line.
Apple Reveals iPhone X with Facial Recognition
Sep 12, 2017
Apple today announced the iPhone X (iPhone 10), a more advanced smartphone that serves as the company's flagship device. It boasts an edge-to-edge display with glass on the front and back surfaces.
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