Samsung puts 10nm FinFET in roadmap
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Don't jump to TSMC

Samsung has put 10nm FinFET in its roadmap to stop its customers migrating to TSMC.

Intel CEO confirms 10nm is 2017
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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.

Intel IDF 2015 to take place on August 18th
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Expect Skylake and more

It has been a public secret that Intel was planning to pull in the Intel Developers Forum to August 2015. 

TSMC to move to 16FF+ in next six months
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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. 

TSMC confident it can beat Samsung to 10nm
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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.

Spreadtrum guns for 14nm FinFET
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Piggy backing on Intel foundry

China's Spreadtrum, which is tied to Intel's foundry business, is gunning for 14nm FinFET, with sights set on 10nm.

TSMC to set up 10nm pilot in June
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Mass production in late 2016

TSMC is planning to create a 10nm pilot line at its 300mm wafer plant in Fab 12. 

Samsung close to 10nm
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Production nearly ready

Samsung told a company event in the UK that it was nearly ready to begin producing mobile chips using its 10nm manufacturing process.

Samsung 10nm ramp expected in late 2016
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14nm FinFET churned out in four fabs

Samsung has announced that it plans to ramp 10nm production in 2016. 

AMD x86 16-core ZEN APU to fight Core i7
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Greenland APU gives it the necessary firepower

AMD mini cores and modular designs backed by HBM graphics and the upcoming Greenland GPU core might be a winning combination for AMD.