Tech website cnet.com hints that Apple may be interested in "buying into" a share of an existing chip fab plant on the GlobalFoundries campus in Saratoga County. Cnet says if Apple owned capacity at a fab, it would maintain control over design. The Times Union reports Senator Chuck Schumer has been forging a deal between the iPhone maker and GlobalFoundries that would have the latter manufacturing computer chips for use in Apple devices.
Yesterday, reports circulated about Apple possibly releasing a less expensive iPhone. Today, Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, said there's no truth in those reports.
In an interview with a Chinese newspaper, Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, says there's no truth in reports that Apple will make a cheaper iPhone. (Credit: James Martin/CNET) LAS VEGAS -- I had always fancied that when CES comes along, Apple's devious PR people sit around and wonder which little rumor to toss out, just to turn the heads of those who gawp here.