Apple has hired renowned chip engineer Jim Mergard away from Samsung. Mergard, who was once AMD’s chief engineer, arrives shortly following a report Apple has considered migrating its Macs away from Intel.
Let’s see if after disappointing iPhone 5 sales and missing “wow” effect Apple can deliver a true breakthrough product. The market is awaiting the mini iPad and the iTV as Apple (AAPL) stock has fallen over 10% since its high of above $700 per share just last month.
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