Steve Dowling, a spokesman for Cupertino, California-based Apple, said today that the purchase had been made, while declining to elaborate. The statement confirmed a December report from in the Israeli newspaper Cacalist.
The deal should help Apple secure key components in the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch and re-secures Apple's position as the largest purchaser -- and now producer -- of this type of flash memory in the world.
With the acquisition of Anobit, Apple now has secure and unobstructed access to efficient solutions based on Anobit's proprietary MSP (Memory Signal Processing) technology, which aims to improve the speed, endurance and performance of the drives.
Customs agents at the international airport in Mumbai seized more than $400,000-worth of Apple gear as it made its way into the country. None of the 160 Apple Watches and 600 pairs of AirPods Pro had been declared and are now all sat in a warehouse.
Apple TV+ will gain a new music show on July 30 when Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson lands on Apple's streaming services. Ronson, a DJ, songwriter, producer, and more will be the man interviewing other huge musical personalities like Dave Grohl and Paul McCartney — and he's been talking to Variety about a whole host of things.