Apple reportedly to shift processor orders away from Samsung
Rumors have circulated for a while that Apple is looking to reduce its dependency on Samsung Electronics as a major chip supplier due to the two's direct competition in the smartphone and tablet PC markets.
Thursday 19 January 2012
TSMC sees Samsung as formidable competitor
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, has now identified Samsung Electronics as a potential and formidable competitor in the market...
Friday 14 October 2011
Digitimes Research: Apple portable devices spur competition and technology advances
The success of Apple's iOS devices has reshaped the landscape of the consumer electronics industry and triggered a sales boom of portable CE products. The wave of Apple product demand...
Thursday 6 October 2011
TSMC to visit Apple for more talks
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has sent a 60-member team, which includes staff from its IC design service partner Global UniChip, to Silicon Valley-based Apple...
Thursday 22 September 2011
Apple reportedly increases memory purchases from Japan
Apple has increased its purchases of DRAM and NAND flash from Japan, according to industry sources, adding that Toshiba and Elpida Memory are being pinpointed as beneficiaries of...
Friday 16 September 2011
Apple said to have contracted with TSMC
Apple has recently signed a foundry partnership agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), industry sources have claimed. Under the terms of the agreement,...