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Apple Builds New Team in Southern California to Bring More Wireless Chips In-House

  • Company seeks engineers for location in Irvine, California
  • Apple is poised to attract employees from Broadcom, Skyworks
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Apple Inc. is hiring engineers for a new office in Southern California to develop wireless chips that could eventually replace components supplied by Broadcom Inc. and Skyworks Solutions Inc. 

The company is seeking a few dozen people to develop wireless chips in Irvine, where Broadcom, Skyworks and other companies have offices. Recent job listings show that Apple wants employees with experience in modem chips and other wireless semiconductors.