Apple is exploring a possible deal with chipmaker Globalfoundries to produce future chips, according to a report.
A semiconductor industry source told CNET that Apple and Milpitas, Calif.-based Globalfoundries are "kicking the tires." But "by no means" is any firm deal imminent at this point, the source added.
The original speculation about the deal appeared at chip site SemiAccurate on Friday. The report said Apple has "bought into" a fab at Globalfoundries -- a fab is a chip plant, in semiconductor industry parlance.
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