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More Claims of Samsung Being Cut Out of Apple's A7 Chip Development

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The Korea Times reports that Samsung has been excluded from Apple's plans for its next-generation A7 system-on-a-chip expected to be released next year to power upcoming iOS devices. According to the report, Apple is moving forward with plans to shift production to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC)."Apple is sharing confidential...
More Claims of Samsung Being Cut Out of Apple's A7 Chip Development
Qualcomm partners with Samsung and UMC to increase Snapdragon S4 supply, report says

Apple, Qualcomm won't get to hog TSMC chip fab capacity

arstechnica.com
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) won't let either Apple or Qualcomm lock up its semiconductor manufacturing capacity, despite both companies offering to write checks in excess of $1 billion. Though both Apple and Qualcomm are reportedly struggling to increase capacity to meet growing demand, TSMC doesn't want to bet the...
Apple, Qualcomm won't get to hog TSMC chip fab capacity

Apple Severs More Ties With Samsung, Taps TSMC for Its A7 processors

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Apple has decided to exclude Samsung from the development of its upcoming A7 processors, according to The Korea Times. This report falls in line with previous rumors. Severing more ties with Samsung, Apple will now rely on the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to build its A7 processors. The processors are slated for a...
Apple Severs More Ties With Samsung, Taps TSMC for Its A7 processors
In biggest blow yet, Apple to reportedly dump Samsung as chip supplier

'Project Azalea' - A TSMC Chip Factory Dedicated to Building Processors for iDevices?

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According to The Oregonian, Business Oregon, the state's economic development agency, and officials in New York may both be competing to attract a massive chip manufacturing company, which uses the code name "Azalea."Business Oregon -- the state's economic development agency -- confirms that it's recruiting a company that goes by...
'Project Azalea' - A TSMC Chip Factory Dedicated to Building Processors for iDevices?
Apple May Have Tapped Taiwan's TSMC For A6X Processor Production

What are Intel and TSMC up to?

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The world's two largest creators of computer chips are cooking something up together. On Monday morning, there will be a chip industry summit of sorts: Intel, the world's largest chipmaker, and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, the world's largest chip foundry, will make a strategic announcement at Intel headquarters in Santa...
What are Intel and TSMC up to?

ARM intros low-power, quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 variant

www.electronista.com
ARM on Tuesday rolled out a unique variant on the Cortex-A15 designed to bring the next-generation chip to shelves faster and with less power use. A new hard macro variant that has fixed specifications, including quad cores clocked at 2GHz based on a 28 nanometer TSMC-made (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company)...
ARM intros low-power, quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 variant

TSMC forecasts near 100% share of 28nm chip market in 2013, may signal massive Apple orders

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Chairman and CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Morris Chang said on Friday that he expects his company to be responsible for almost all chips built on the 28nm process in 2013, prompting analysts to suggest that the company may have struck a deal with Apple to build the next-generation...
TSMC forecasts near 100% share of 28nm chip market in 2013, may signal massive Apple orders
iPad 5 Estimated to Be 15% Thinner, 25% Lighter Than Current iPad

Apple rethinking Samsung chip partnership, say sources

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Apple appears to be in the process of shifting chip production from Samsung to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company. [Read more]...
Apple rethinking Samsung chip partnership, say sources

Apple reportedly reaches deal with TSMC for next-gen chips

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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company and Apple have reached a three-year chip deal, according to an Asia-based report. [Read more]...
Apple reportedly reaches deal with TSMC for next-gen chips

Apple partner TSMC ramping up production of 28nm mobile chips

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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is expected to begin ramping up manufacturing of its 28-nanometer ARM processors at a much faster rate, but whether Apple will begin using chips with the smaller process remains to be seen....
Apple partner TSMC ramping up production of 28nm mobile chips

Qualcomm and Apple denied exclusive access to TSMC foundry for CPUs or baseband chips?

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. Apple and Qualcomm were denied, according to Bloomberg, when they tried to obtain exclusive chip production rights from Taiwanese Semiconductor Manufacturing Company. Both put forward more than $1 billion in investments so TSMC would pledge production capacity to them, but the manufacturer rebuffed the bid to keep versatile in chip yielding....
Qualcomm and Apple denied exclusive access to TSMC foundry for CPUs or baseband chips?
Apple and Qualcomm rebuffed in $1bn bids for exclusive TSMC chip supplies

TSMC hopes to land orders for 20nm chips from Apple in 2014 - report

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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has reportedly placed an early investment in 20-nanometer chip technology, in hopes of landing orders from Apple as soon as 2014....
TSMC hopes to land orders for 20nm chips from Apple in 2014 - report
More iPhone parts, A6 processor, more new 9 pin cables

Heads up, Intel: TSMC cranks up ARM chip to 3GHz

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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is pushing the power-sipping ARM chip design toward unfamiliar, high-performance territory. [Read more]...
Heads up, Intel: TSMC cranks up ARM chip to 3GHz

Tweaked Apple TV Contains Die-Shrunk A5 Chip, Not A5X

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Back in late January, an update to the Apple TV software revealed a new "AppleTV3,2", with FCC documents for the device showing up the following day. By digging into the software files for this new device, it was discovered that the device appeared to be using an A5X chip rather...
Tweaked Apple TV Contains Die-Shrunk A5 Chip, Not A5X
Korea Times posts its latest 'Apple moving away from Samsung' claim

Apple Requests Taiwan Semi to Produce A6X Processors for Q1

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BrightWire, a business-to-business resource for portfolio managers, is reporting this morning Yonhap News in Seoul and the Commercial Times in Taiwan are reporting that Apple has already requested Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) .......
Apple Requests Taiwan Semi to Produce A6X Processors for Q1

Apple May be Shifting Back to Samsung for Future Display Production

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Despite an ongoing lawsuit with Samsung that has led to ever increasing animosity between the two companies, Apple is said to be considering new contracts with Samsung to provide displays for its product lineup. According to Korean site ETNews.com (via AppleInsider), Apple is planning to resume purchasing LCDs from Samsung...
Apple May be Shifting Back to Samsung for Future Display Production

Apple Unsuccessfully Tried to Purchase Exclusive Access to TSMC Chip Production for iOS Devices

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Bloomberg reports that Apple and Qualcomm each put forth investment bids topping $1 billion in attempting to secure exclusive access to chip supplies from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), but the bids were declined as TSMC has sought to retain flexibility for its production. While Apple's effort has so far...
Apple Unsuccessfully Tried to Purchase Exclusive Access to TSMC Chip Production for iOS Devices

Apple's next-gen A7 processor reportedly being readied for production by TSMC

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A report from the Far East cites sources who expect Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company to "tape out" Apple's A7 SoC this month ahead of risk production in early summer, suggesting that future iOS devices may not rely solely on silicon manufactured by Samsung....
Apple's next-gen A7 processor reportedly being readied for production by TSMC

Apple acquires TI chip engineers, moves deeper into the world of SoCs

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Texas Instruments announced earlier this year that it is getting out of the SoC market, and that sadly means a little under two thousand jobs are being cut. In response, Apple has snatched up dozens of engineers from TI’s Israel-based operation. Not only were these engineers reportedly working on TI’s...
Apple acquires TI chip engineers, moves deeper into the world of SoCs

Apple, Qualcomm said to have bid for TSMC chip access

www.electronista.com
Apple and Qualcomm each recently made investment bids in excess of $1 billion trying to get exclusive access to chip supplies from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, according to Bloomberg. The bids were reportedly shot down because TSMC wanted to maintain flexibility in production. Qualcomm is thought to have been interested...
Apple, Qualcomm said to have bid for TSMC chip access

Apple may use Taiwan Semiconductors new 16nm Process for Breakthrough Product later this Year

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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to start making an integrated AP/GPU solution for Apple, using 20nm SoC process technology ......
Apple may use Taiwan Semiconductors new 16nm Process for Breakthrough Product later this Year

Samsung being cut out of A7 chip production, report says

www.electronista.com
Apple is giving A7 chip production over to TSMC, instead of long-time A-series chip manufacturer Samsung, an executive with one of Samsung's Korean partners has indicated to The Korea Times. "Apple is sharing confidential data for its next A7 system-on-chip (SoC) with the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC)," the person...
Samsung being cut out of A7 chip production, report says

TSMC to Begin Trial Production of Apple's A6X Chip This Quarter

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AFP reports on claims from Taiwanese newspaper Commercial Times indicating that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is set to begin trial production of Apple's A6X chip sometime this quarter. The chip is currently used in the fourth-generation iPad introduced in October.The Taiwanese company has been contracted to manufacture the A6X...
TSMC to Begin Trial Production of Apple's A6X Chip This Quarter
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