Some Apple (AAPL) news: 1) Apple has hired renowned chip engineer Jim Mergard away from Samsung...

|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)|By:, SA News Editor

Some Apple (AAPL) news: 1) Apple has hired renowned chip engineer Jim Mergard away from Samsung (SSNLF.PK). Mergard, who was once AMD's chief engineer, arrives shortly following a report Apple has considered migrating its Macs away from Intel (INTC) CPUs. 2) Apple has won a stay on a South Korean sales ban for older iPhone and iPad models.