Report: Samsung To Supply Chips for New iPhones Starting In 2015

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Apple has reportedly entered into a contract agreement with Samsung who will supply next generation A9 chips for new iPhones produced in mid-2015. The two companies have had a contentious relationship with an array of patent related courtroom battles. Last year Apple reportedly moved to TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company) as the chip supplier for the A6 used in the iPhone 5, in a splintering of the relationship between these two companies. Since 2007, Apple has relied on Samsung for a number of components used in iOS devices. … [Read more...]