Permanent competitive confrontation in the mobile market between Apple and Samsung is cooled relations between them and other areas. As a result, the Cupertino-based company is actively looking for an alternative to Samsung, which is a major supplier of components for the technology Apple. As previously reported on Apple plans to transfer orders for the production of chips for a company TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company).
Now, as the resource CNET , Apple became interested in the possibility of cooperation with other chip maker – Globalfoundries. According to sources, Apple is considering Globalfoundries as a potential producer of chips or even as a partner in the joint venture. TRO has modern production facilities that are idle due to lack of a sufficient number of orders. Moreover, Globalfoundries may agree to make ARM processors. In New York State, Globalfoundries is a new factory for the production of semiconductor chips, which is estimated at $ 6 billion, it is to her and expressed interest in Apple.
It is noted that Globalfoundries and Samsung have a common technological base, based on a joint agreement with IBM development. Thus, Apple should not have any problems when changing supplier of processors.
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