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One of Apple's most important technology partners is suffering a brain drain — to Apple (AAPL)

Apple is hiring a lot of talent from British chip designer Imagination Technologies, the company that provides the graphics processor for the iPhone 7. Apple confirmed in March through the London Stock Market that it had discussions to buy Imagination Technologies but that it ultimately did not make an offer for the chip company. But since then, Apple may have gotten what it wanted anyway, hiring several senior employees from Imagination as well as a handful of engineering talent in what was described to Business Insider as a "brain drain.
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