The engineer is François Piednoël, who now works at Mercedes-Benz R&D North America. Of course, this is just a guess from a former Intel employee, but Piednoël was one of the top architects. CPU to the company.
"Basically, Skylake's poor quality assurance is responsible for [their] obligation to move away from the platform," he said. Piednoble.
Of course, Apple's transition from Intel to Arm cannot be done overnight. It will be done gradually over a period of two years, while the first Mac models based on Arm will be released at the end of the year. Apple will continue to support Macs based on Intel for the time being.
However, Apple was not the only company that had problems with Intel's Skylake. According to Paul Thurrott, Intel's 6th generation processors were at least partially responsible for reliability problems in Surface Book first generation and Surface Pro 4.
Η Microsoft was faced with a "disaster" in 2016 when NFL Patriots coach Bill Belichick broke his Surface in a race. He claimed that the tablet was often damaged. And while it's not necessarily Intel's fault and didn't mention which Surface model it used, the NFL Patriots were the ones promoting the Surface Pro 4 in 2016.