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iPhone 7 Chip Manufacturer Counts Cost of Earthquake Damage

Monday February 15, 2016 4:40 am PST by
The sole company responsible for manufacturing the processor in Apple's upcoming iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus has reduced its shipping estimates after its facilities were damaged in an earthquake (via DigiTimes). Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) suffered the damage to its plants on February 6 when a 6.4-magnitude quake struck the southern part of the country. Initially, TSMC ...
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iPhone 7 Processor to Be Manufactured Solely by TSMC [Updated]

Wednesday February 10, 2016 4:20 pm PST by
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reached a deal with Apple to be the only manufacturer for the iPhone 7's processor, likely called the A10, reports The Electronic Times [Google Translate]. TSMC won over Apple largely because of its 10-nanometer manufacturing process. The chip will reportedly go into full production in June. While TSMC's 10-nanometer process is one reason...