UMC scoops up 28nm SoC orders from TSMC
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 09:36

UMC scoops up 28nm SoC orders from TSMC


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
Thursday, 26 March 2015 08:09

Rumour: Samsung could move to acquire AMD


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
Tuesday, 30 December 2014 09:11

AMD may use GloFo 28nm SHP node for GPUs


Higher clocks, lower voltages

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

Friday, 28 November 2014 17:53

GlobalFoundries got ex-AMD SVP of Operations



And this is why it’s a good thing

Both on the edge

Thursday, 02 October 2014 21:19

Samsung is working on 14nm chips for Apple



Qualcomm and AMD included

Apple might be the first big customer

FinFET for the future

Wednesday, 02 April 2014 11:39

AMD amends wafer deal with Globalfoundries


 
$1.2bn of wafers this year