Since releasing the first iPhone more than a decade ago, Apple has completed 69 acquisitions, according to the PitchBook Platform. And like its predecessors, the iPhone X has benefited from its designer’s sustained dealmaking down the years.
Apple’s latest purchase was that of New Zealand’s PowerbyProxi, a maker of large-scale and industrial wireless charging products.
For the interactive datagraphic below, we’ve pulled data on the deals behind the facial recognition and eye tracking features of the iPhone X, along with its OLED touchscreen, A11 bionic chip and TrueDepth camera system:
Value Partners Asia ex-Japan Equity Fund has delivered a 60.7% return since its inception three years ago. In comparison, the MSCI All Counties Asia (ex-Japan) index has returned just 34% over the same period. The fund, which targets what it calls the best-in-class companies in "growth-like" areas of the market, such as information technology and Read More
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