In a deal announced on Monday, Intel will acquire German mobile chip manufacturer Infineon — who makes the baseband chip used in the iPhone — in a deal valued at $1.4 billion. Prior to making the move, Intel’s chief claims that he solicited Apple CEO Steve Jobs’ opinion, who is said to be “happy” with the deal.
- Intel’s boss explains Infineon and McAfee acquisitions (geek.com)
- Intel May Be About to Buy iPhone Chip Supplier [Intel] (gizmodo.com)
- “Intel Inside” your iPhone and iPad (zdnet.com)
- Report: Intel to buy smartphone chipmaker Infineon for $2 Billion (geek.com)
- IPhone A Risk With Intel’s Latest Buy (forbes.com)