ARM and Globalfoundries optimize next-gen mobile processors

ARM and Globalfoundries have announced new power, performance and cost-optimized POP technology for the Cortex-A12 and Cortex-A7 processors in the context of GloFo's 28nm-SLP High-K Metal Gate (HKMG) process tech.

GloFo blows whistle on staff shortage

Talk of immigration reform in the US has been halted by partisan bickering for years, and it might be about to start taking its toll on the economy, coupled with less than stellar high school education.

GloFo expands its business

GlobalFoundries (GloFo) is planning to expand production and increase its spending this year.

GlobalFoundries makes 3D chip breakthrough

Chip foundry GlobalFoundries (GloFo) said it has demonstrated technology at its New York State fab that allow chips to be stacked one on another.

Globalfoundries, ASML start alliance

Dutch semiconductor equipment maker ASML said that one of its subsidiaries will collaborate with Globalfoundries in an effort to accelerate the development of future nodes.

Rockchip samples 28nm HKMG RK31xx processor

Rockchip is currently sampling a 28nm HKMG RK31xx processor, just months after shipping its RK3066 dual-core chip with a quad-core Mali-400 GPU.

Globalfoundries is ready for next-gen mobile devices

Globalfoundries is preparing for the next generation of mobile devices with the introduction of advanced 14nm-XM technology based on three-dimensional "FinFET" transistor architecture. 



ARM and GlobalFoundries clinch 20nm FinFET deal

ARM and GlobalFoundries have clinched a lucrative deal to jointly deliver 20-nanometer (nm) ARM chips on FinFET transistors.



TSMC revs ARM Cortex-A9 to 3.1GHz

TSMC has managed to rev a 28nm ARM Cortex-A9 dual-core test chip to 3.1GHz, under what the foundry describes as "typical conditions." 



GlobalFoundries kicks off 3D chip stacking at 20nm

GlobalFoundries has begun installing a special set of production tools to create Through-Silicon Vias (TSVs) in semiconductor wafers processed on the company's 20nm technology platform.

TSMC struggles with 28nm

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is reportedly experiencing issues with its 28nm foundry capacity which has fallen "drastically short of demand."



Is TSMC having trouble with 28nm?

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is reportedly experiencing difficulties with its 28nm manufacturing process technologies.

28nm ARM Cortex-A9 SoC hits 2.5GHz

GlobalFoundries and ARM have taped out a dual-core Cortex-A9 (test) processor operating at frequencies of more than 2.5GHz.

AMD has a GlobalFoundries problem

Two prominent analysts have confirmed that AMD is being negatively affected by GlobalFoundries supply issues.

AMD rolls out first Bulldozer processors

AMD is currently shipping its first server processors based on x86 "Bulldozer" architecture.

GloFo & Samsung synchronize 28nm High-K Metal Gate chips

GloFo and Samsung are synchronizing their global semiconductor fabrication facilities to produce chips based on new high-performance and low-leakage 28nm High-K Metal Gate (HKMG) technology.

Chip Wars: Foundries battle for silicon supremacy

As foundries across the globe battle for silicon supremacy, it seems as if there may only be three remaining sources for high-volume, leading-edge semiconductor manufacturing by the end of 2011.

GloFo ramps up for ARM’s dual-core Cortex-A9 processor

GlobalFoundries has successfully taped-out a qualification vehicle based on ARM's Cortex-A9 dual-core processor.


Globalfoundries announces aggressive expansion plans

Globalfoundries has announced plans for a $3 billion expansion of its factories in New York and Germany.