Samsung unveils second generation FinFET Exynos 8890
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Octa core 14nm Cat 12 LTE modem

Samsung has officially unveiled its second generation FinFET processor and dubbed it Exynos 8890.

Officially released, Kirin 950 can manage 2.53 GHz
Published in Mobiles

Cortex A72 with 16nm TSMC FinFET

Huawei, the company that is probably the hardest to pronounce in tech has officially unveiled its Kirin 950 first FinFET 16nm based processor. 

AMD's 2016 GPU doubles performance per watt
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CEO confirms spec

Troubled AMD's CEO has been attempting to rally the troops with further promises about how good things are going to be next year.  

Qualcomm VP talks server strategy with Fudzilla
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Interview: Plans are very competative to Intel

Fudzilla had a chat with Vice President Product Management at Qualcomm Vinay Ravuri  and discovered how he is taking on Intel in his home turf of the server. 

Qualcomm demonstrated of 24-core FinFet server
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Server Development Platform (SDP) in the open

Earlier this year Fudzilla mentioned that Qualcomm was working on a Server Development Platform (SDP) and now the company is ready to talk about it .

Apple, Intel and IBM get on GloFlo's SOI bandwagon
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FinFETs and SOI working in different environments

Soitec's CEO and board chairman has raised an eyebrow or two when he said that the iPhone 6s has multiple RF chips built on silicon-on-insulator (SOI) substrates and that Intel and IBM are using the tech for their silicon photonics push.

iPhone 6S  SoC split between fabs
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More Samsung in Plus and TSMC in 6S

The iPhone 6S and the Plus are made up from an equal overall part of the processors from TSMC and Samsung factories. 

iPhone 6S has A9 from TSMC or Samsung
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16nm FinFET or 14nm Samsung

There has been a lot of talk whether the Apple's A9 SoC comes from Samsung or TSMC and it turns out that Apple uses both.

iPhone 6S A9 processor gets to 1.8GHz
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 China's regulatory agency says so, so it must be true

Last year's iPhone was shipping with 20nm Apple A8 processor clocked at two times 1.4GHz and now it seems that the A9 works at two times 1.8 GHz. 

Snapdragon 820 Kryo clocks up to 2.2GHz
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Twice the performance and power efficiency of Snapdragon 810

Qualcomm has just revealed the clock speed and manufacturing process for its Kryo core. Snapdragon 820 is a 14nm FinFET based quad-core with up to 2.2GHz core clock.