Half of R&D spent on new processing
More than half of the IC foundries combined R&D budgets are being spent researching 10nm, according to Applied Materials Taiwan president Erix Yu.
Does not want to be a patent troll when it grows up
Qualcomm has decided that it is not in its best interested to flog off its chipmaking business and stick to becoming a patent troll.
Two thirds to go
Samsung Electronics is about to decrease personnel at its Samsung Seoul R&D Campus by as many as two-thirds in order to restructure its business model and operations
Lithography systems maker to advance chip making by two years
Looking for things to come
Cutting back too much on research