Apple hires ATI graphics chip designer

Apple has quietly signaled a new emphasis on graphics by hiring an influential graphics chipset designer from AMD. The former CTO for the company's ATI graphics product group, Bob Drebin, has indicated on his LinkedIn profile that he is now a Senior Director for an unnamed group within Apple. Drebin also has an indirect past […]

Apple has quietly signaled a new emphasis on graphics by hiring an influential graphics chipset designer from AMD. The former CTO for the company's ATI graphics product group, Bob Drebin, has indicated on his LinkedIn profile that he is now a Senior Director for an unnamed group within Apple. Drebin also has an indirect past connection to Apple through his employment in the 1980s with Pixar, which Apple co-creator Steve Jobs bought in 1986.

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