Apple’s biggest acquisitions

BY-HEMAJA BURUD

01

Beats Electronics

Year of acquisition

Industry

Cost

- Consumer Electronics, Hardware, Manufacturing

-  $3 billion

-    2014

02

Intel Smartphone Modem Business

Year of acquisition

Industry

Cost

- Hardware

- $1 billion

-    2019

03

Dialog Semiconductor

Year of acquisition

- 2018

Industry

Semiconductor

Cost

- $600 million

04

Anobit Technologies

Year of acquisition

- 2011

Industry

-Electronics, Flash Storage, Semiconductor

Cost

- $500 million

05

Texture

Year of acquisition

- 2018

Industry

-Digital Newsstand

Cost

- $485 million

06

Shazam

Year of acquisition

Industry

-Android, iOS, Music, Audio Recognition

Cost

- $400 million

- 2017

07

NeXT 

Year of acquisition

Industry

-Education, Hardware, Software

- 1996

Cost

- $400 million

08

PrimeSense

Year of acquisition

Industry

-3D Technology, Consumer Electronics, Hardware

Cost

- $360 million

- 2013

09

AuthenTec

Year of acquisition

Industry

-Fingerprint Sensor Technology

Cost

-$356 million

- 2012

10

PA Semi

Year of acquisition

Industry

-Semiconductor

Cost

-$278 million

-2008

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