News tagged ‘globalfoundries’

Monday, 20 Oct 2014

IBM to offload semiconductor tech business to Globalfoundaries for US$1.5 billion

IBM to offload semiconductor tech business to Globalfoundaries for US$1.5 billion

IBM has been looking to eject its loss-making semiconductor business and it finally convinced Globalfoundries to take up the business. In addition to paying Globalfoundries to take over its chip making business, IBM will continue to invest in semiconductor and materials research technologies among others.

Friday, 8 Aug 2014

Globalfoundries rejects IBM’s offer of US$1 billion to take over latter's chip-making business

Globalfoundries rejects IBM’s offer of US$1 billion to take over latter's chip-making business

According to Bloomberg, Globalfoundries has turned down a US$1 billion payout from IBM to take over the latter’s bleeding chip manufacturing business. Read further to uncover why this seemingly good deal fell through.

Friday, 21 Sep 2012

GlobalFoundries Unveils FinFET Transistor Architecture Optimized for Next Gen Mobile Devices

GlobalFoundries Unveils FinFET Transistor Architecture Optimized for Next Gen Mobile Devices

GlobalFoundries has launched a new technology designed for the expanding mobile market. The 14nm-XM offering will offer customers the performance and power benefits of three-dimensional "FinFET" transistors with less risk and a faster time-to-market, helping the fabless ecosystem enable a new gen of smart mobile devices.

Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012

ARM and GlobalFoundries to Collaborate on 20nm SoC Featuring FinFET Technology

ARM and GlobalFoundries to Collaborate on 20nm SoC Featuring FinFET Technology

ARM and GlobalFoundries have announced their collaboration to produce system-on-chip (SoC) solutions based on the latter's 20-nanometer (nm) fabrication process and FinFET transistors. This will help achieve better system performance and power-efficiency for a range of mobile applications.

Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012

Globalfoundries Achieves Full Independence on its Third Anniversary

Globalfoundries Achieves Full Independence on its Third Anniversary

Globalfoundries has become an independent foundry company on its third anniversary. The Abu Dhabi-based tech consortium Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC) has acquired AMD's remaining minority stake in Globalfoundries to become its sole owner.

Friday, 25 Nov 2011

Report: AMD Cancels its 28nm APUs from Globalfoundries

Report: AMD Cancels its 28nm APUs from Globalfoundries

According to a report from ExtremeTech, AMD will shift its 28nm APUs from Globalfoundries to TSMC and drop its Wichita and Krishna APUs, successors to its current C and E-Series APUs.

Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011

Supply Woes for AMD Llano APUs?

Supply Woes for AMD Llano APUs?

It is rumored that AMD's Llano APUs will be in short supply due to poor yield rates of Globalfoundries' 32nm process. It is also estimated that this will persist till early 2012.

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