GlobalFoundries clarifies 14nm plans
Published in News


Still tweaking its gear

GlobalFoundries clarified details of the ramp up of 14nm chip production at fab 8 manufacturing facility in New York.

GlobalFoundries surprises with 14nm announcement
Published in Processors


Thanks to Samsung

GlobalFoundries has started its ramp up in production of 14nm technology and it is mostly thanks to its partnership with Samsung.

UMC scoops up 28nm SoC orders from TSMC
Published in Processors


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.

Rumour: Samsung could move to acquire AMD
Published in Processors


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. 

TMSC to invest $16 billion in advanced chip factory
Published in Processors


To boost 16nm FinFet and beyond 

Reuters carried a rather interesting announcement about TSMC, the maker of most SoCs and GPUs we care about.

AMD may use GloFo 28nm SHP node for GPUs
Published in Graphics


Higher clocks, lower voltages

AMD could use GlobalFoundries’ 28nm Super High-Performance (28SHP) node for upcoming GPUs.



And this is why it’s a good thing

Both on the edge



Qualcomm and AMD included

Apple might be the first big customer