TSMC is rumored since a while to make the next Apple CPUs. Now Digitimes reports that the deal is signed according to sources. This would mean that Apple is moving away from Samsung for their Apple A6 and also Apple A7 CPUs. TSMC is supposed to use its 28nm and 20nm technologies to produce the next Apple A6 and A7 CPUs. The Apple A6 is expected to be released in 2012. Apple and Samsung are in an intense battle over smartphone and tablet patents and designs around the globe. Of course it makes sense for Apple to remove as much dependance from Samsung as possible. This is not easy as Samsung is dominating a lot of the supply chain for Apple products.
Centurion Corporation said it has agreed to acquire a piece of land located at Seberang Perai Selatan in Penang, Malaysia, for RM6.3 million ($2.45 million). This marks the group’s first acquisition in another state of Malaysia outside of Johor.
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