Technology By dumping Intel, Apple is embarking on a bold plan that has its origin in Steve Jobs' vision Updated : June 26, 2020 07:27 PM IST Apple’s historic announcement of moving away from Intel’s x86 based microprocessors for its Mac line of personal computers was a long time coming. Its genesis lies in a 2008 move by the late Steve Jobs that aimed to establish its own competence in making processors. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.