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ARM taps Global Foundries to produce 20nm mobile chips

08/13, 12:09pm

ARM and Global Foundries make multi-year agreement to produce efficient 20nm chips

Global Foundries, a contract chipmaker, has signed a multi-year agreement with mobile chipmaker ARM to produce its next-generation mobile system-on-chip (SoC) processors. The factories are equipped to build 20nm and FinFET process technologies. The deal also calls on ARM developing its Artisan Physical IP platform, including cell libraries, memory compilers and POP IP solutions.


IBM and Intel start up $4.4b chip research hub in Albany

09/27, 7:05pm

Investment to create 2,500 high tech jobs

IBM and Intel have agreed to invest $4.4 billion to create an R&D hub for nanotechnology in Albany, New York. The two companies, along with Samsung, Global Foundries, and TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufucturing Corporation), will make the investment over a five-year period. New York state will pour $400 million into its College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at Albany in support of the effort.



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