Apple and Samsung have apparently struck a chip fabrication deal through 2015 for iPhone processors, according to “The Korea Economic Daily,” as noted by “The MacObserver” (http://tinyurl.com/nfm96zj).
The deal will have Samsung making A9 processors starting in 2014 using a 14 nanometer process, and “marks a change in Apple’s move away from its tech rival for iPhone parts,” the article adds. Before this Apple had been scaling back its reliance on Samsung for chip fabrication since the two companies have been waging a global legal battle.
Apple and Samsung have filed more than 30 lawsuits against each other across four continents. For example, Apple alleges that Samsung copied the slide-to-unlock technology of its iPhone and iPad devices. Read more at http://tinyurl.com/ctt8ztq .