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Topic: A7

'Top secret' plans for upstate New York chip factory may involve Apple

12/12/2012, 12:12 pm

New York state economic development officials have reportedly been pitched plans for a 3.2-million-square-foot chip manufacturing factory that could produce components for Apple's iPhone and iPad.

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Apple 'gets serious' about moving chip production away from Samsung - report

10/15/2012, 07:10 am

The relationship between Apple and Samsung has moved from "love-hate" to simply "hate-hate," according to a new report, which indicates that Apple is doing all it can to cut ties with its fierce rival.

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Rumor: TSMC to build quad-core 20nm chips for Apple by late 2013

10/12/2012, 11:10 am

Apple's future iOS devices may be powered by custom chips built by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., taking a key component away from rival Samsung, according to a new rumor.

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

05/02/2012, 07:05 am

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.

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Apple partner TSMC ramping up production of 28nm mobile chips

04/17/2012, 08:04 am

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.

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Apple television said to run on custom-built chips like iPhone, iPad

12/28/2011, 08:12 am

Rather than utilize off-the-shelf chips from a company such as Intel, Apple is expected to use its own custom-built chips like in the iPhone and iPad for its anticipated television set.

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Apple said to sign foundry agreement with TSMC for A6, A7 processors

09/15/2011, 11:09 pm

Apple is said to have finalized an agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. that could see the foundry produce Apple's next two generations of processors.

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