This is interesting, in some ways this makes Apple become more like what Motorola Solutions does... and more of a telecommunications company, but not just. MOT was never good at technology transitions, from analog to digital and from feature phones to smart phones, but Apple is a leader. Time will tell if it can stay a leader...
Off topic, but I am sick of seeing people masquerade as a woman on dating sites, but they are actually TS/TV -- then THAT should be their gender indication along with perhaps the gender they were born as.
Well when you have geniuses at your baseband supplier, ahem Qualcomm, say boneheaded comments like 64-bit is all marketing fluff, I can see another reason Apple would want to roll their own!
I think the BIGGER news is that DDR3 16 GB modules are now being produced which will work for MacBook Pros like 2011 vintage, which mean MBPs with 32 GB total!!! ;)
A little birdie tells me OWC is working on this too... :)