The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Motley Fool senior technology analyst Eric Bleeker and chief technology officer Jeremy Phillips discuss emerging trends in technology.

In today's edition, the two look at reports of large-scale hiring across Apple's chip unit. The company has been aggressively expanding a team of engineers to create its homegrown series of mobile processors. Should investors care, or are there better ways to invest in the idea of Apple's production of its own processors?

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