Apple has finalized a business agreement with Dialog Semiconductor to license its iPhone power management technology and transfer technical assets, in a deal worth $600 million.
As part of the agreement, Apple will acquire some of the Anglo-German chipmaker’s assets and 300 of its R&D staff, which is around 16 percent of Dialog’s workforce. Dialog’s shares rose as much as 34 percent on the news, their highest since 2002.
Announcing the deal on Thursday, Dialog said Apple would pay it $300 million in cash for the transaction and prepay a further $300 million for products to be delivered to Apple over the next three years. [...]
Apple has acquired the global rights to „The Elephant Queen,“ a feature-length documentary about an elephant matriarch who leads her herd in search of a new watering hole to call home, according to Deadline.
Athena is a mother who will do everything in her power to protect her herd when they are forced to leave their waterhole. This epic journey, narrated by Chiwetel Ejiofor, takes audiences across the African savannah, and into the heart of an elephant family. A tale of love, loss and coming home.
„The Elephant Queen“ was screened Saturday at the Toronto International Film Festival, where top executives from Apple’s Worldwide [...]
Logitech has announced its acquisition of Blue, the California-based maker of studio-quality microphones, in a $117 million cash deal.
Blue, creator of the popular Yeti and Snowball microphone lines, will join Logitech’s portfolio of other brands, which includes Jaybird, Ultimate Ears, and ASTRO gaming.
In a blog post, Logitech CEO Bracken Darrell explained how the acquisition would allow the firm to expand into the growing broadcast market and complement its existing range of accessory products.
Logitech’s acquisition of Blue Microphones will accelerate our entry into a growing market, and offers another way for us to help bring [...]
Foxconn is best known as an Apple supplier that assembles Apple’s devices and supplies components to the Cupertino-based company, but as of today, it’s taking over a major Apple accessory maker.
Foxconn Interconnect Technology (FIT), a Foxconn subsidiary, today announced that it has acquired Belkin International in a deal that’s worth $866 million. The acquisition includes the Belkin brand along with Linksys, Wemo, and Phyn, other companies owned by Belkin.
One of Belkin’s recently introduced wireless charging accessories The acquisition will allow Foxconn Interconnect Technology to „further tap into premium accessories and the [...]