Apple to stop using Imagination Technologies GPU tech within two years in favor of its own custom architecture, $IMG stock falls by 70%

Apple to stop using Imagination Technologies GPU tech within two years in favor of its own custom architecture, $ IMG stock falls by 70%

Up to now, Apple’s custom silicon-on-a-chip (A10 Fusion, A9, A8 etc) have relied heavily on GPU designs from Imagination Technologies for graphics performance tasks. This means Apple pays Imagination a royalty for every iPhone and iPad sold …
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Chinese Court Overturns iPhone 6 Patent Ruling in Apple’s Favor

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A Beijing court has overturned a 2016 ruling that Apple’s iPhone 6 violated a Chinese manufacturer’s patent, which saw intellectual property regulators attempt to bar sale of the phone in the country (via South China Morning Post).

Last June we reported that ailing company Shenzhen Baili filed a lawsuit against Apple claiming that the iPhone 6 violated the patent of its 100c smartphone. Shortly after the lawsuit was filed, the Beijing Intellectual Property Office ruled that the iPhone did infringe on Shenzhen’s patent rights, accusing Apple of having “copied” the exterior design of the 100c phone.

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Apple’s iPhone 8 to Ditch Home Button in Favor of Virtual Capacitive Buttons

Apple’s iPhone 8 to Ditch Home Button in Favor of Virtual Capacitive Buttons

… have the same display size as the 5.5-inch iPhone The analyst also says that Apple’s iPhone 8 with OLED display will be similar in measurements to the 4.7-inch iPhone. This will reportedly be possible by eliminating the home button, usually placed …
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