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Taiwan-Based ASE Grabs Majority of Apple Watch 2 SiP Orders [Digitimes]

The launch date of the second-generation Apple Watch is still unknown – two contradictory reports surfaced lately – but Digitimes' sources have confirmed the names of companies that are part of the supply chain securing orders of the upcoming wearable. Taiwanese Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) was already responsible for the SiP (system-in-package) modules for the...

Apple Suppliers Fight for Control of Prized Chip Manufacturer

Two key players in Apple’s supply chain — Foxconn and Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) — are in a race to take control of Taiwanese chip company Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL). At stake are billions of dollars in potential revenue and new orders from Apple, analysts say (via the Wall Street Journal). The battle over the...