Tag Archive: Facility

Secret R&D facility suggests Apple might actually make a car

Apple has set up a top-secret automobile R&D lab and is recruiting experts to possibly build a car, the Financial Times reports. The lab is in a secret location away from Apple’s HQ. Apple recently hired the head of Mercedes-Benz’s…Read more ›

Inside the ‘mega-shredder’ facility that chews up old electronics

ROSEVILLE, California – This is where your electronics go to die. In a nondescript, 200,000-square-foot warehouse 20 miles northeast of Sacramento, box after box of discarded electronics and parts sit at Sims Recycling Solutions, awaiting their date with the “mega-shredder”…Read more ›

Apple’s sapphire glass manufacturing facility is almost ready for prime time

Will the iPhone 6 have a sapphire glass display or won’t it? So far, the jurt’s still out, with a leaked ‘sapphire’ panel turning out to be just a different type of Gorilla Glass. Whether the iPhone 6 will or…Read more ›

Apple’s Rumored Israel-Based Facility May Open in Weeks

AsMMi reportedTuesday, the latest data from research firm Gartner indicates that Apple spent approximately $17 billion on semiconductors in 2011, effectively becoming the top chip customer in all of technology. Prior to the report, however, rumors had persisted for months that Apple’s unrelenting need for semiconductors had prompted the company to lay the groundwork for its own semiconductor development center in Israel. According to the latest reports out of the Middle East, Apple is now  [Read More…]