Samsung shows off 10nm LPDDR4 6GB mobile DRAM
Published in Memory


Headed for the Galaxy Note 6

Samsung has unveiled its 10-nanometer LPDDR4 6GB mobile DRAM which is probably heading for the much rumoured Galaxy Note 6 in August this year.

Qualcomm has two 10nm Snapdragons
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 21 April 2016 12:11

Qualcomm has two 10nm Snapdragons


830 and 828 in 10nm FinFET

We already expected a Snapdragon 823 which would be a faster version of MSM98996, better known as Snapdragon 820. Now the recent leak indicates that there might be a 828 and 830 coming later this year using the 10nm FinFET process.

2017 Snapdragon will be 10nm
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 14 April 2016 08:31

2017 Snapdragon will be 10nm


Exclusive:
Launched by the year's end

There has been a leak about the Snapdragon 823, or a successor to Snapdragon 820, which will be more than just a faster version –  our well-placed industry sources have confirmed that Qualcomm plans to use the 10nm process on the new chip late in 2016.

Samsung starts mass production of 10nm 8Gb DDR4 DRAM
Published in Memory


Improved data and power rates

Samsung has started mass production of "the industry's first 10nm, 8-Gb DDR4 DRAM chips," and memory modules based upon them.

Intel confirms 10nm on track for 2017
Published in Processors
Thursday, 18 February 2016 14:06

Intel confirms 10nm on track for 2017


Despite rumours of delay

Chipzilla has said that a job advert which implied that it would not be using the 10nm process for two years was inaccurate and confirmed that it is on track for a 2017 release.

Apple knifes Samsung
Published in Processors
Thursday, 11 February 2016 10:48

Apple knifes Samsung


Puts all 10nm eggs in TSMC’s basket

Fruity cargo cult Apple has turned on its partner Samsung and given the contract to produce 10-nano application processors (AP) to TSMC.

IC Foundries focusing on 10nm
Published in Memory
Friday, 22 January 2016 11:55

IC Foundries focusing on 10nm


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.

Rumours confirm GloFlo will develop its own 10nm
Published in Processors


More rumours – this time from the Orient

We wrote a story a while back claiming that GloFlo was going to develop its own 7nm 10nm free from the licencing constraints of its partner Samsung. This was greeted by much mirth at the time, but it is looking like we were right.

Gloflo developing its own 7nm and 10nm
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 10:34

Gloflo developing its own 7nm and 10nm


We don't need no outsiders

AMD spin off Globalfoundaries is apparently doing rather well and developed its own 7nm and 10nm fabrication processes.

Intel didn’t talk about future roadmap or 10nm
Published in Processors


IDF 2015:  It is all about the Internet of Things 

Intel CEO Bryan Krzanich told the Developer Forum 2015 a lot about the Internet of Things, RealSense phone, the Razer RealSense camera but didn’t mention Skylake or 10nm.