Warren Buffett stays high on Apple despite iPhone slump

Apple’s big pause in iPhone sales leading up to this year’s new models isn’t worrying one of the company’s biggest investors. Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett says he loves what Apple is doing with its buyback program for investors and even though sales are slow, the stock is still a great buy. “I don’t own […]

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Apple may switch iPhone motion chip orders to German company Bosch

Apple is reportedly switching some of its iPhone motion sensor orders from InvenSense to German firm Robert Bosch. It comes as the latest example of Apple shaking up its supply chain, which has already seen Apple distance itself from GPU maker Imagination Technologies and power-management chip company Dialog Semiconductor. If true, this could have a major impact on InvenSense’s bottom […]

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Imagination Technologies files formal dispute with Apple

Imagination Technologies, the British company that has been designing Apple’s mobile GPUs for years, has started a “dispute resolution procedure” with the Cupertino company over a licensing standoff. Imagination has already confirmed that Apple will be dropping its graphics chips within two years and adopting its own instead. But the company suspects Apple has stolen […]

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