Imagination Technologies

Imagination Technologies Launches ‘Dispute Resolution’ Against Apple

Imagination Technologies has launched a "dispute resolution procedure" against Apple, after it was unable to come to an agreement with the smartphone manufacturer on the terms of a contract termination. Imagination said in April Apple had notified the British firm it was developing its own graphics chips and would no longer use Imagination's processing designs in...

Apple to Make Own GPU for iPhone; UK Supplier Shares Plunge 70%

UK chip designer Imagination Technologies has seen its shares plunge 70% after news that its biggest customer, Apple, will no longer use the company’s tech for upcoming products. According to a new report from Reuters, the company confirmed the news in a statement, saying: "Apple has asserted that it has been working on a separate, independent graphics...

Apple Lures Talent from iPhone 7 Graphics Processor Supplier

Since the deal to acquire the British chip designer Imagination Technologies fell through, Apple has hired away talent from the supplier of its iPhone 7 graphics processor. Business Insider reports that Apple has hired several senior employees of Imagination Technologies, alongside a handful of engineering talent. Among those was Imagination's COO John Metcalfe, who has been...

Apple Renews its PowerVR Graphics Agreement with Imagination Technologies

Imagination Technologies has today announced that Apple has renewed its multi-use license agreement with the company, that gives Apple access to its wide range of current and future PowerVR graphics and video hardware, MacRumors is reporting. While the financial terms of the deal were not revealed, Imagination confirmed the deal signed was a multi-year agreement. "Under the terms...