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TSMC Sources Claim 'iPhone 8' Will Have Touch ID Integrated into Display

(Source: www.macrumors.com)

Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) said it spoke to sources from Apple supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), who apparently confirmed Apple’s achievement during a technology convention held in Taipei on Thursday. 809 more words

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Samsung will manufacture processors and memory chips for other companies

In an expected move, Samsung has separated the processors, memory chips and semiconductors sector into a separate, independent division that allows it to contract with companies to manufacture for its benefit. 104 more words

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Apple begins ordering A11 processors to supply its iPhone 8

TSMC has begun to produce the 10-nanometer A11 processors that will be used on upcoming iPhone phones. Sources reveal that this deal is only one of several deals made by TSMC, which will also produce 10-nanometer processors for MediaTek and HiSilicon, Huawei Chips Factory. 93 more words

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TSMC has begun 10nm Apple A11 chip production for iPhone 8 series

”Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has secured 12nm chip orders from Nvidia, MediaTek, Silicon Motion Technology and HiSilicon for the fabless firms’ different chip products, according to industry sources,” Josephine Lien and Jessie Shen report for DigiTimes. 100 more words

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Apple's new $329 iPad is a bit of bad news for this company

”Apple’s recently announced low-cost iPad (known simply as the iPad) is an interesting device; it’s essentially a variant of the company’s older iPad Air 2, with some changes that ultimately allow Apple to sell it at a modest price point ($329 for the entry-level variant with 32 gigabytes of storage) while maintaining reasonable margins,” Ashraf Eassa writes for The Motley Fool. 271 more words

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TSMC to Begin Production of 'iPhone 8' and 'iPhone 7s' A11 Chip in April

(Source: www.macrumors.com)

The A11 chips will be built on a 10-nanometer FinFET manufacturing process and are packed with a “wafer-level integrated fan-out” technology, according to a report by the Economic Daily News (via… 431 more words

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U.S. suitors get major advantage as Japan to vet bidders in Toshiba chip sale over national security risks

”The Japanese government, fretting over the future of Toshiba Corp’s flagship memory chips unit, is prepared to block a sale to bidders it deems a risk to national security, sources said, a stance that gives U.S. 234 more words

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