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September 4, 2019

Future memories not so future any more

Non-volatile alternatives to flash are finally moving out of the lab as Applied Materials launches production tools and Arm starts pushing MRAM.
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September 2, 2019

South Korea-Japan tensions continue to threaten memory supply chain

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.
March 17, 2015

China’s foundry outlook improves but still much to do

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.
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October 20, 2014

IBM pays GlobalFoundries to take on chipmaking operation

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.
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December 4, 2012

FinFET tipsheet for IEDM

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?
March 20, 2012

Japan one year on: a need to rebuild exposed?

Beyond the earthquake, analyst IHS says the tragedy revealed systemic problems with an aging semiconductor fab base
March 14, 2012

By the numbers: investment, equipment, sales

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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