GloFo's 12LP and Samsung's 11LPP
According to details that have surfaced after the launch of the new Radeon RX 590 refresh, it appears that AMD is sourcing the "new" Polaris 30 GPU from both GlobalFoundries and Samsung.
Massive demand for chips
The price of silicon wafers is set to rise by as much as 20 percent this year because of increasing demand from the automotive and other sectors.
Aiming for the car market
Globalfoundries will have its 12-inch wafer fabs in Dresden, Germany, focus on using FD-SOI process technology to fabricate automotive chips for the European market.
Migration to EUV lithography going well
Globalfoundries has improved its extreme ultraviolet (EUV) mask yield rate to nearly 65 percent and made progress in its movement to EUV lithography.
Volume shipments in early 2019
It looks like that you will see first 7nm SoCs in the second half of 2018 and currently all the major players are working on designs.
Outfit looking for second 7nm supplier
HiSilicon Technologies wants another supplier for the fabrication of its 7nm chips and apparently Samsung, Globalfoundries and Intel are trying to get the Chinese fabless firm's attention.
12nm after 2018 and 7nm for 2019
It looks like it will be 12nm for RyZen's successor in early 2018 and in 2019 AMD is planning Zen's 2 core 7nm based Matisse follow up
Papermaster makes it official
AMD’s CTO Mark Papermaster announced that the company will be moving “graphics and client products” from the Global Foundries14nm LP FinFET process to the new 12nm LP process in 2018.
Up, up and away
A tranche of hardware makers on the island of Taiwan have released figures that show they were on a roll in June.