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Google poaching Qualcomm and Intel talent to take on Apple

6 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Google has slowly been working towards building up its hardware division with the end goal apparently being to create more of its own devices and components. The question had been whether Google was going to try to be more like Microsoft where its own designs served as a reference for other manufacturers, or if it wanted to be like Apple and design the whole stack to ensure the best performance on its own devices. The latest news may have the answer.
Google has reportedly hired more than twelve new microchip engineers from major competitors ...
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Google is assembling a ‘gChips' team to build chips for its Pixel devices

Google is assembling a ‘gChips' team to build chips for its Pixel devices

6 monthes ago   |   By AndroidPhoneFans

Google appears to be doubling-down on its efforts to manufacture chips for upcoming Pixel devices. A recent flurry of hiring activity in Bengaluru, India, for microchip engineers shows that Google means business.
The company has slowly made movements to bring as much of the hardware that makes up its Pixel devices in-house, most significantly with the acquisition of smartphone engineers from HTC Mobile. According to Reuters , Google could be looking to expedite the move to manufacturing its chips in a bid to further compete with the margins and optimization enjoyed by Apple and its iPhone...
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