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Apple’s Switch To TSMC Could Have Cost Samsung $1 Billion

08/05/2014, One of the reasons why companies aren’t eager to be heavily dependent on each other is because in the event something goes wrong, their operations would be affected hugely, and according to a recent report from The Wall Street Journal, this could be...

Samsung To Make A-Series Processors For Apple Next Year

07/17/2014, Samsung has long been an important component manufacturer for Apple but it has been rumored time and time again that the Cupertino company wants to end its reliance on Samsung and divert its supply chain. Apple did sign a contract with Taiwan...

Apple Reportedly Starts Receiving ‘A’ Series Chips From TSMC

07/10/2014, Time and time again it has been reported that Apple wants to diversify its supply chain and reduce its reliance on Samsung. The Korean juggernaut, which happens to be its biggest rival in the global market, provides displays and processors to Apple....

Apple A8 Processor Reportedly Enters Production

03/05/2014, Apple is yet to release a new mobile device in this year, and its expected that this isn’t going to happen at least until the second half of the year. That’s because usually Apple launches new mobile devices in the last few months of the year,...

Apple Said To Source 14nm A9 Chips From TSMC And Samsung In 2015

12/18/2013, There has been a lot of talk about Apple wanting to end its reliance upon Samsung. The Korean company provides components as well as manufactures mobile chips for a number of Apple’s products. Similar companies have not been able to fully rival...

Galaxy S5 To Have ‘Exynos 6′ 14nm 64-Bit Processor [Rumor]

10/14/2013, It was recently reported that Samsung is developing new mobile chipsets based on the 20nm manufacturing process. These chips would have offered better performance and efficiency as compared to existing 28nm chips. Rumor has it that Samsung might skip the...

Apple’s A7 Chipset Reportedly Being Manufactured By TSMC

03/18/2013, It has long been rumored that Apple is looking to move away from Samsung as the manufacturer of their AX chipsets, and if the reports are to be believed, Apple’s A7 chipset could be made by TSMC. It is unknown if all of the A7 chipsets will be handled...

TSMC Trial Production Of Apple’s A6X Chip Imminent [Rumor]

01/02/2013, Adding to the string of rumors is a report from Taiwan’s Commercial Times saying that TSMC will soon begin making microchips for Apple. The report also claims that Apple is beginning to reduce manufacturing contracts with its fierce South Korean...