Half of R&D spent on new processing
More than half of the IC foundries combined R&D budgets are being spent researching 10nm, according to Applied Materials Taiwan president Erix Yu.
More rumours – this time from the Orient
We wrote a story a while back claiming that GloFlo was going to develop its own 7nm 10nm free from the licencing constraints of its partner Samsung. This was greeted by much mirth at the time, but it is looking like we were right.
We don't need no outsiders
AMD spin off Globalfoundaries is apparently doing rather well and developed its own 7nm and 10nm fabrication processes.
IDF 2015: It is all about the Internet of Things
Intel CEO Bryan Krzanich told the Developer Forum 2015 a lot about the Internet of Things, RealSense phone, the Razer RealSense camera but didn’t mention Skylake or 10nm.
Don't jump to TSMC
Samsung has put 10nm FinFET in its roadmap to stop its customers migrating to TSMC.
After Skylake comes the Lake 14nm
Intel might have admitted that it will take a bit longer to get to 10nm, and it turns out that after the second generation 14nm Skylake, the next Intel CPU will be another 14nm design, not a 10nm part as many expected.
Expect Skylake and more
It has been a public secret that Intel was planning to pull in the Intel Developers Forum to August 2015.
Foundry plans to triple 16nm capacity in 2016
TSMC's 16nm FinFET process has barely gotten off the ground, but the foundry is already talking about 16nm FinFET Plus, which is due to launch by the end of the year.
We are well greased
TSMC has said that it is confident that it can beat Samsung Electronics in ramping up production on its 10nm lines.