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Apple's iPhone 6s has two different sized A9 processors, Samsung version 10% smaller

According to Chipworks, there are actually two different sized A9 processors floating around in the iPhone 6s and 6s plus released last week. That’s not really a surprise because Apple likes to have redundancy, especially when one of the manufacturers is Samsung. 171 more words

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TSMC set to oust Samsung for future Apple chip fabrication

”Despite a late start in TSMC’s 16 nm FinFET process, TSMC appears to have captured up to a third of chip production for Apple’s latest iPhones,” Mark Hibben writes for Seeking Alpha. 399 more words


Cadence offers design tools for TSMC InFO packaging

Digi Times — Cadence Design Systems has announced that its Allegro system-in-package (SiP) and physical verification system (PVS) implementation technologies have been enabled for TSMC’s integrated fan-out (InFO) packaging technology. 38 more words


Cadence announces IP portfolio for TSMC 10nm FinFET process

Digi Times — Cadence Design Systems has announced an intellectual property (IP) portfolio for TSMC’s 10nm FinFET (N10) process. Cadence has already secured multiple design wins with this portfolio and is actively engaged with customers as adoption of TSMC’s leading-edge process grows.  43 more words


TSMC secures A10 chip orders from Apple, says report

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will be the exclusive supplier of Apple’s next-generation A10 processors with volume production to kick off starting March 2016, according to a recent Chinese-language… 53 more words


TSMC Rumored to Become the Exclusive Manufacturer of an Apple "A10" Processor

Long-time Apple supplier, TSMC, is set to become the exclusive manufacturer of an Apple “A10” processor for the next generation of iPhones according to a new rumor. 90 more words