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NVIDIA, AMD, and Intel Product Prices Expected to Inflate

If you’re in the market for NVIDIA, AMD, and Intel products, best make your move before the end of the year; according to a new report, the trio could mark prices up by ...

November 14, 2017 at 6:56 pm by

UMC Announces 14nm Process For Q1 2017

When we think of the semiconductor industry, the first names that come to mind are Intel, Samsung, TSMC and Global Foundries. These companies are often on the bleeding edge ...

February 14, 2017 at 8:55 am by

Chinese Tsinghua Unigroup Plans $30 Billion DRAM and NAND Fab Investment

From a quick look at the world’s semiconductor fabs, you might notice that they are all either American, Taiwanese, Japanese or Korean. As a rising consumer of ...

January 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm by
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TSMC To Spend $15.7 Billion on new 3nm and 5nm Fabs

Despite the increasing difficulties, semiconductor fabs have continued to push the limits of silicon. After arriving at 14nm and now moving onto 10nm, investment is already ...

December 12, 2016 at 12:00 pm by
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TSMC Unveils Aggressive Roadmap With 7nm in 2017

Even though we’re getting closer and closer tot he end of silicon shrinking, the semiconductor foundries aren’t giving up just yet. TSMC, one of the few companies ...

October 1, 2016 at 10:51 am by

GlobalFoundries Confirms 14nm to 7nm Transition

Earlier in the month, a surprising rumour came out from GlobalFoundries future plans. According to the report, the semiconductor foundry was planning to jump straight from ...

September 19, 2016 at 8:40 am by

Intel Kicks off 10nm Trial Production

With just a year to go until we’re set to receive Cannon Lake, Intel has finally started the preparations for their next generation chips. Right now, Intel is still ...

August 2, 2016 at 8:37 am by
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AMD Keeping Core Count High With Focus on Octa-Core Zen Hardware

AMD’s upcoming CPU architecture, codenamed Zen is long overdue and according to the company’s CEO, Lisa Su will offer a 40% IPC improvement over Excavator. As a ...

May 5, 2016 at 3:40 pm by

TSMC Expects 7nm Mass Production by Early 2018

Now that 14nm/16nm chips are finally upon us en masse, some are already looking past that to the next node. Logically, the next node would be 10nm but that won’t be true ...

April 22, 2016 at 10:00 am by

Samsung Starts Mass Production of 256bit V-NAND

With super large SSDs arriving for both consumers and enterprise, the ability to produce dense NAND dies is critical. As with all silicon products, a denser die means lower ...

August 11, 2015 at 2:00 pm by

IBM Manufactures World’s First 7nm Chip

IBM, in collaboration with leading companies including GlobalFoundries, Samsung and SUNY have finally cracked the sub 10nm process and produced a fully working 7nm chip. This ...

July 9, 2015 at 7:47 pm by

UK Tech Sector is Booming. Reported to be Growing Faster than Silicon Valley

Said to contribute £12bn to the English economy over the next decade, London alone is becoming a massive player in the worldwide technology industry at a massive growth ...

June 18, 2014 at 8:18 pm by

IBM Builds Graphene Circuit Boards, Sends Text Messages Faster At Lower Power Cost

Recent reports point to IBM creating a graphene-based circuit that they say performs 10,000 times better than existing options. It was reliable enough that they used it to ...

January 30, 2014 at 11:00 pm by


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