Google Buys Some of Apple’s Former Chip Team | News & Opinion |

Google has purchased Agnilux, a secretive chip house made up of engineers who architected the heart of the iPad, then left the company.

Reuters’ PEHub reported the story Tuesday night. A Google spokesman also confirmed the acquisition to

“We’re pleased to welcome the Agnilux team to Google, but we don’t have any additional information to share right now,” a Google spokesman said Tuesday night via email.

What is Agnilux up to? No one really knows. Company executives include those from PA Semi, which Apple purchased in 2008. That team then created the A4 chip, which powers the iPad. According to The New York Times, the team, which includes Amarjeet Gill, Mark Hayter and Puneet Kuma, was working on some sort of a server. Dan Dobberpuhl, the chief executive of PA Semi, was reported to have led Agnilux as well, after he departed the company.

However, as a chip company, its probably reasonable to assume that Agnilux was working on a low-power architecture to drive a server, perhaps a small microserver.

Read more…

Google Buys Some of Apple’s Former Chip Team | News & Opinion |

  1. Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

CBS Chicago

Chicago News, Sports, Weather, Traffic, and the Best of Chicago - CBS 2 TV | WBBM Newsradio 780 | 670 The Score

Attila Ovari

Loving Life and Inspiring Others


Off the charts...

Thoughtfully Prepping

My Scribblings about Prepping and Survivalism

Mongos Blognet

“Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere," said Albert Einstein.

The Better Man Project ™

a journey into the depths

Don Charisma

because anything is possible with Charisma

∙ tenderheartmusings ∙

we were born naked onto the page of existence; with nothing but the pen of our soul to write ourselves into eternal ecstasy ~ DreamingBear Baraka Kanaan

The Wine Wankers

G’day, you’re at the best wine blog ever! We're all about wine; without the wankery.

Good Time Stories

Inspiring and Heartwarming Stories

musings from a musical mind

60's flowerchild,herbalist,dreamer, seeker of truth


The Diary of a Retiree


Travel Tips and Destinations


A fine site


Finishing Lifes Race Strong

Deep Shit Media

Alternative Sovereign Communications

38 Years

Perspective from the middle ages of life


A great site


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 362 other followers

%d bloggers like this: