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Apple Reportedly Swallows A 20% Price Hike For Its Samsung-Supplied Mobile Processors

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http://techcrunch.com – Samsung has reportedly increased the price of the mobile processors it manufactures for Apple’s iOS devices by 20 percent, according to South Korean daily newspaper Chosun Ilbo (via MarketWatch), which says it received the information with someone familiar with negotiations between the two firms. Apple apparently wanted to walk away rather than accept the new terms, according to the source, but had no replacement supplier to take over manufacturing. Apple has looked to other suppliers to begin supplementing its mobile processor needs, including Taiwan-based TSMC, which is rumored to be (IT news)