Tape-out, but more likely bad grapevine
A rumour fresh out of Korea suggests Nvidia might be tapping Samsung as a GPU foundry, but there is a catch.
Seasonal trends and inexpensive 64-bit parts
MediaTek has announced that it has managed to meet its sales target for the first quarter of 2015.
16FF coming soon, 10nm in late 2016
TSMC has shed more light on its FinFET plans, saying its 16nm and 10nm nodes are on track.
Moore’s Law alive and kicking
TSMC is planning to qualify its 10nm node by the end of the year, with volume production slated for 2017.
AMD? Probably not, but it's possible…
An upcoming MediaTek SoC has been spotted in GFXbench and this tablet-oriented chip has created a lot of speculation thanks to the choice of GPU.
TSMC lagging by at least one quarter
Qualcomm’s next-gen Snapdragon 820 may not only be the company’s first FinFET part, but the first processor manufactured by Samsung rather than 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.
Provided you don’t care about the spec…
Chinese whitebox phone churners have been building flagship knockoffs for years, but the speed at which they “designed” Samsung Galaxy S6 replicas is truly impressive.
Cheaper and more efficient
Huawei has dispensed with big Cortex-A57 cores in favour of tweaked Cortex-A53 cores on its new flagship SoC.