GlobalFoundaries now a significant force
GlobalFoundries has signed off on the purchase of IBM's chip business making it one of chip industries key players and actually filling its bank acount.
Rumours of knifings
Since AMD canned its Project Skybridge two weeks ago the dark satanic rumour mill has suggested that Globalfoundaries might have had a hand in it.
What is the sound of four cores clapping?
Some of AMD's first Zen based CPUs and APUs will be quad-core.
Licenced by Samsung
Globalfoundries is now getting volume production from the 14nm FinFET technology it licensed from Samsung.
Still tweaking its gear
GlobalFoundries clarified details of the ramp up of 14nm chip production at fab 8 manufacturing facility in New York.
Thanks to Samsung
GlobalFoundries has started its ramp up in production of 14nm technology and it is mostly thanks to its partnership with Samsung.
Qualcomm and MediaTek take the plunge
Last week it emerged that TSMC may be losing some 28nm orders to other foundries, and now it appears that UMC is snatching its business.
To take on Intel and Qualcomm
According to South Korean media reports, Samsung is interested in acquiring AMD, all in an effort to compete with rival chipmakers Intel and Qualcomm.
To boost 16nm FinFet and beyond
Reuters carried a rather interesting announcement about TSMC, the maker of most SoCs and GPUs we care about.