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Apple has shelved a novel wireless technology project that would have allowed people with iPhones to reach nearby companions in areas without cellular coverage, such as on ski slopes or on hikes in remote areas, said two people familiar with the project.
Although the reasons for suspending the effort couldn’t be learned, the departure of the project’s champion from Apple earlier ...
Apple is in talks to buy a key part of Intel’s smartphone modem business—its German operations—in a deal that could boost the iPhone maker’s plans to internally develop a modem for its devices, according to four people briefed on the discussions.
The talks come as Intel considers selling its struggling modem business in pieces. Apple is focusing on one of the strongest ...
A few years ago, Google began hiring Apple engineers responsible for developing a mobile chip that helped give iPhones and other devices a technical edge. But recently, some of those same engineers have left Google’s chip team, in a potential setback to its ambitions to build key ingredients in its own devices.
Three chip engineers—Manu Gulati, John Bruno and Vinod ...
Johny Srouji, the Apple executive in charge of building chips for the company’s devices, was fed up with Intel.
It was early 2017 and Apple was preparing a new line of iPhones to be released the next year, but the Intel modem for the devices, known as the 7560, wasn’t working properly, according to two people with knowledge of the relationship. The new iPhones would mark the first ...
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