Apple set to kill off another chip firm: Dialog shares slump 20% amid claims iPhone maker will replace its power chips by making its own



Apple is designing its own power-management chips for use in iPhones as early as 2018, the Nikkei business daily reported on Thursday, triggering a more than 20 percent slide in shares of supplier Dialog Semiconductor.
If confirmed, the move would reduce Apple's dependence on the Anglo-German chipmaker, which itself is heavily reliant on the smartphone industry and has been trying to diversify its customer base.
By 1526 GMT Dialog shares were still down a shade more than 19 percent at 30 euros.
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30 November 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 48
Source: Daily Mail
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