MediaTek sticks to TSMC
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Despite being unhappy with 10nm process


MediaTek is not having much luck with getting the yields right for TSMC's 10nm process, but it will continue to partner with the foundry to make its next-generation flagship mobile chips.

Intel does not believe users will care about processes
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14nm, 10nm users will never notice

Chipzilla thinks that users don’t give a monkey’s what process their chip has and will be more interested in its performance, according to a man with long job title.

Samsung and TSMC slug it out over new processes
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Begun the Gen.3.14 FinFet wars have

Samsung and TSMC are starting to slug it out introducing Gen.3 14 and 16-nano FinFET system semiconductor processes, but the cost could mean that smartphone makers shy away from the technology in the short term.

Chinese Micron take-over will be tricky
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Analysts warning

The takeover of the chipmaker Micron by a Chinese government controlled outfit is going to be extremely tricky, warned analysts.

UMC plans speeding up 18nm process development
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Will allow Chinese 28nm products

UMC is considering a plan to speed up a shift to the 18nm process at its fabs in Taiwan.

Intel downgrades Kittson
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Itanium chugs on and but it will be overweight

Chipzilla has been making mutterings about its much neglected Itanium product, which seem to indicate that it will be downgraded to an elderly process

Intel and Cadence come up with 14nm library
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More collaboration

Cadence Design and Intel announced that the two companies have hammered out a 14nm (nanometer) library characterization reference flow for customers of Intel Custom Foundry.

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