“Analysts speculated that the newest chips would go into the iPhone 6s, an update from the current iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, which use the A8 chips produced by Samsung rival Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp.,” Anderson reports. “GlobalFoundries has been working for at least the past two years to land business from Apple. U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said in 2013 that he was approached by GlobalFoundries’ CEO, Ajit Manocha, to help the company form a ‘“stronger relationship’ with Apple, the Times Union reported that November.”
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Samsung and GlobalFoundries reportedly win majority of Apple A9 chip orders – January 16, 2015