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Apple Signs Chip Manufacturing Deal With TSMC

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple has signed a deal with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) to make the chips to be used in iPad’s and iPhone’s. Right now Apple is sourcing its chips from Samsung but with the legal battle going on between both tech giants, Apple wants to rely less on

ARM Teams Up With TSMC To Create First 16nm Cortex-A57 Processor

ARM and TSMC have jointly announced that they are ready to mass produce the latest Core-A57 processor. This is ARM’s highest performing processor which is designed for use in future mobile devices. This processor uses a 16nm technology and will soon be used in high-end computer, tablet, and server products. Tom Cronk, executive vice president

Apple Shifts CPU Orders Away From Samsung And To TSMC

As you know, Apple has been hammering Samsung in the courts as of late and this next move from the company is no surprise. Only a little while after Samsung increased the price of their CPUs the Cupertino-based company is shifting their CPU orders away from Samsung Electronics and to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacture Company (TSMC).

Apple and Qualcomm Cannot take Exclusive Chip Manufacturing from TSMC

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (TSMC) had refused the bids of Apple and Qualcomm to make exclusive chips only for them. The report came from Bloomberg who added that both proposals included investments with more than $1 billion from each Apple and Qualcomm for the world’s largest custom maker of chips to set aside production dedicated