Last week,Â Samsung filed an emergency motion to halt proceedings in the damages phase of its patent infringement case with Apple.
Worldwide, Apple and Samsung are battling for top spot in the smartphone market, with Samsung out shipping its rival in most countries due to its plethora of inexpensive handsets. In Canada, Apple edges out Samsung, but that lead my be slipping says research company Ipsos Reid in its recent Mobil-ology study.
Yesterday, a report from The Times Union claimed that in addition to Samsung, Apple will now be signing GlobalFoundries to manufacture its custom designed A-Series chips used in the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Earlier this year, a rumor suggested Apple was looking to partner with chip manufacturer GlobalFoundaries on the A-series chips for Apple’s iOS devices. A new report from The Times Union claims this deal was more than a rumor, and the two companies will start chip production at a Fab 8 facility in Malta, NY.