Apple focuses on cars and medical equipment




Apple is investigating how it can focus on automobiles, medical equipment, writes an American newspaper. The company could be a takeover of Tesla, a manufacturer of electric cars, consider. Apple is also in discussions with the U.S. drug watchdog.

Apple logo Adrian Perica, an official at Apple that focuses on acquisitions, according to the website of the San Francisco Chronicle talks with Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla. Analysts suggested earlier that Apple would take over that business and competitor since Google itself with its self-driving cars moves in the same industry, is an acquisition of a car manufacturer not step illogical.

Apple could Tesla additionally take over without much pain: the technology manufacturer has $ 160 billion in cash, converted 116 billion. Last Friday was Tesla on the stock worth $ 24.3 billion, 17.7 billion euros converted.

In addition, Apple would be interested in medical devices. According to the paper it is, inter alia, the equipment should be able to prevent a heart attack. Tomlinson Holman, who THX and 10.2 surround sound has developed, would look at Apple how the turbulence of blood flow can be measured. Such knowledge could be used in smart sensors.

Apple has also met with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which is about enabling medical applications on the market. The meetings were, according to the newspaper about “mobile medical applications. Apple also doctors would have assumed, as lawyers who have experience with lobbying the FDA. Previously revealed that Apple had applied to a sensor that can unlock a phone based on a person’s heartbeat. Patent

The company Basic Science that a health tracker has delivered talks with Apple about a potential acquisition, as reports TechCrunch. Apple would not be the only interested are: Google and potentially also enter takeover talks Samsung and Microsoft.


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