Today it became known that Apple has been able to attract one of the former members of ARM — Mike Filippo. It is expected that in Cupertino, he will oversee work on the new Apple processors. Moreover, it is likely that we are talking not only about mobile chips.
During his career, Mike Filippo has worked in almost all major companies associated with the processors. Prior to ARM he worked at AMD and Intel. And in the ARM Filippo engaged in the development of Cortex-A76 and Cortex-A72, and he put his hand to the not yet released new products that known under the code names of Hercules and Zeus.
At the moment it is unknown what exactly Mike Filippo will be engaged in the Apple. Some believe that cupertinos has hired processors in order to release the MacBook on the chip with the ARM architecture. Rumors about this device go to the network not the first year. According to recent reports, Apple may release a laptop with a mobile processor next year.
It is also possible that Mike Filippo will help Apple giant in the development of mobile chips.