Apple buys Israel's PrimeSense

Apple has bought PrimeSense, an Israeli maker of chips that enable 3D machine vision, for $345m (£213m), the Israeli financial newspaper the Calcalist reported yesterday. PrimeSense has raised $85m from Israeli and US venture capital funds such as Canaan Partners Global, Gemini Israel and Genesis Partners, Calcalist said. “We do not comment on what any of our partners, customers or potential customers are doing,” a spokesperson said.