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  1. Apple’s failed sapphire partner GT Advanced Technologies emerges from bankruptcy

    GT Advanced Technologies Inc. today announced that it has emerged from Chapter 11 as a newly reorganized company…

  2. Apple and GT Advanced reach new accord on $439 million loan

    GT Advanced Technologies Inc. has reached an accord with Apple that will get it out from under $439 million in debt…

  3. GT Advanced cuts 40% of workforce

    GT Advanced Technologies Inc., which is trying to emerge from bankruptcy…

  4. Apple’s sapphire producer grows the world’s largest sapphire crystal boule

    In July, the factory, based in the Russian city of Stavropol, grew a sapphire crystal that weighed…

  5. Apple objects to bankrupt sapphire supplier’s financing plan

    Apple is objecting to bankrupt GT Advanced Technologies’ financing plan…

  6. GT Advanced to pursue $95 million bankruptcy loan

    GT Advanced Technologies Inc. is lining up $95 million worth of loans…

  7. The death of sapphire and the birth of ‘Phire’

    Last fall, after Apple introduced the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus…

  8. How an Apple rumor sparked a sapphire revolution

    For years, Gorilla Glass was the toughest material a mobile device could use to protect…

  9. Apple supplier debuts phone with ‘unbreakable’ sapphire display

    While the timetable for a sapphire-screen iPhone remains unknown…

  10. GT Advanced files for chapter 11 bankruptcy court protection

    NASDAQ may temporarily halt trading in the company’s stock pending…

  11. Analysts: Apple’s iPhone 6 screen not likely to be sapphire

    The necessary orders for sapphire glass wending their way through the supply chain…

  12. Corning stock cracks on Q2 earnings miss; Gorilla Glass hurt by weak Samsung phone sales

    Corning shattered its recent winning streak on the stock market…

  13. Apple reportedly now has enough sapphire for iWatch, 4.7- and 5.5-inch iPhones with full sapphire cover glass

    The sapphire plant is expected to be completed in June…

  14. Following Apple, Samsung and LG explore sapphire crystal displays

    According to industry insiders cited by the Korean media earlier…

  15. Apple reveals more details of their future sapphire cover glass

    On May 22, 2014, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application…

  16. GT Advanced provides update on Apple Arizona partnership in latest earnings results

    GT Advanced Technology has given an update on the status of its contract…

  17. Apple’s sapphire production will be hard for Samsung, other copiers to match

    After sealing a deal with GT Advanced for the manufacture of sapphire crystals at a new plant in Arizona…

  18. Rising sapphire display cost may limit 5.5-inch iPhone 6 production, source claims

    The majority of leaks and rumors concerning the iPhone 6…

  19. Apple begins shipping sapphire from GT Advanced’s Arizona plant to China ahead of iPhone 6 launch

    Apple for the first time started shipping sapphire from Mesa, Arizona to…

  20. How Apple’s billion dollar sapphire bet will pay off big time

    Apple is making a billion dollar bet on sapphire as a strategic material…

  21. Apple’s iPhone 6 will demolish Android

    If Apple wanted to actively pursue Android-like marketshare it would and easily could have done it a long time ago…

  22. Quanta to build 65 million Apple ‘iWatch’ units in first year, Q3 2014 release expected – report

    Apple’s iWatch will debut in the third quarter of this year and will include advanced sensors…

  23. Apple plans to dramatically expand Arizona sapphire plant to boost output

    Apple and sapphire manufacturing partner GT Advanced Technologies…

  24. New photos of Apple’s sapphire plant show build progressing; rumors point to project expansion

    Fresh photos of Apple’s Mesa, Ariz., sapphire plant…

  25. New oleophobic patent application tips Apple’s hand on sapphire displays

    In November, Apple signed a $578 million deal with sapphire producer GT Advanced Technologies…