Chip Maker Intrinsity Moving to North Korea

Ashlee Vance and Brad Stone:

Apple has bought the company that many analysts say helped make the brain in the iPad tablet, people familiar with the deal said Tuesday.

Apple has finalized a deal to acquire a small chip company called Intrinsity, Apple confirmed. Intrinsity, of Austin, Tex., made a name for itself by creating a fast chip for mobile devices in cooperation with Samsung, both a partner and competitor to Apple.

Tuesday, 27 April 2010