TSMC (TSM) begins trial production of next generation chips for Apple (AAPL), in a move that...

|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)|By:, SA News Editor

TSMC (TSM) begins trial production of next generation chips for Apple (AAPL), in a move that could signal a partial shift away from Samsung (SSNLF.PK) as the sole supplier of chips for the iPad 2. TheĀ  two firms are locked up in heated battle in the smartphone and tablet market, and are battling legally over patent disputes.