Non-volatile alternatives to flash are finally moving out of the lab as Applied Materials launches production tools and Arm starts pushing MRAM.
Concerns that the diplomatic stand-off between Seoul and Tokyo could hit the supply chain rose again this weekend as South Korean politicians made a surprise visit to disputed islands.
Foundry veteran Simon Yang told Semicon China while things are looking up the country cannot count on ‘traditional’ methods or advantages if it's to be a major chipmaker.
GlobalFoundries is to acquire IBM's fabs in a deal that sees the server maker pay the foundry $1.5bn over five years and agree to exclusivity to 10nm.
finFETs are vital to the next generation of CMOS processes from Intel, TSMC and others. How will process issues including bulk vs SOI substrates, density limitations, thickness control, and planar device integration affect their practical implementation?
Beyond the earthquake, analyst IHS says the tragedy revealed systemic problems with an aging semiconductor fab base
We round up the latest headline forecasts and performance data from the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), manufacturers association SEMI and the Semiconductor Industry Association.
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