chip design

Microsoft Poaches Apple Chip Designer to Develop In-House Processors

Microsoft Corp. has managed to steal away veteran semiconductor engineer Mike Filippo from Apple, in an effort to flesh out its in-house processor development team — reports Bloomberg. According to the publication's sources with knowledge of the matter, Filippo will work on chip design within Microsoft's Azure group, led by Rani Borkar. Before jumping over...

Tim Cook Visits Apple’s new R&D Offices in Israel

Following his visit to Germany, Apple CEO Tim Cook flew to Israel to meet with the Israeli president, Reuven Rivlin, on Wednesday. Cook's visit to the country, however, doesn't stop there: Its new R&D offices show the company's increased interest in the country, which is said to be related to chip design, according to the...