Samsung & TSMC Develop 8nm & 7nm Automotive-Grade Nodes

Monday, October 14th, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

Samsung & TSMC Develop 8nm & 7nm Automotive-Grade Nodes As vehicles are getting ‘smarter’ and gaining autopilot capabilities, it is easy to predict that the demand for higher-performing and more complex automotive SoCs will be growing rapidly in the coming years. To produce those SoCs,...

New Tools & IP Accelerate Development of 5nm Arm ‘Hercules’ SoCs

Thursday, October 10th, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

New Tools & IP Accelerate Development of 5nm Arm ‘Hercules’ SoCs Arm, Synopsys, and Samsung Foundry have developed a set of optimized tools and IP that will enable chip designers to build next-generation SoCs based on Arm’s Hercules processor cores on Samsung’s 5LPE (5 nm,...

TSMC: N7+ EUV Process Technology in High Volume, 6nm (N6) Coming Soon

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

TSMC: N7+ EUV Process Technology in High Volume, 6nm (N6) Coming Soon TSMC announced on Monday that its customers have started shipping products based on chips made by TSMC using its N7+ (2nd Generation 7 nm) process technology that uses extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUVL) for...

GlobalFoundries Mulls IPO Plans for 2022

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

GlobalFoundries Mulls IPO Plans for 2022 After a decade of being a privately-held contract maker of semiconductors, GlobalFoundries has revealed that it's mulling going public in 2022. The move will help GF’s current owners to return some of their investments that, to date, total almost...

TSMC Countersues GlobalFoundries: Accuses US Fab of Infringing Patents Across Numerous Process Nodes

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

TSMC Countersues GlobalFoundries: Accuses US Fab of Infringing Patents Across Numerous Process Nodes In a not-unexpected move, TSMC late on Monday filed a lawsuit against GlobalFoundries, its pure-play foundry rival, accusing the manufacturer of patent infringment. In the suit, a response to a similar suit...

TSMC Responds to Lawsuit by GlobalFoundries: Allegations Are Baseless

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

TSMC Responds to Lawsuit by GlobalFoundries: Allegations Are Baseless TSMC has responded to GlobalFoundries accusations of patents infringements. The world’s largest foundry said that it would defend itself in courts and that it considered allegations as baseless. The contract maker of semiconductors said that throughout...

GlobalFoundries Sues TSMC Over Patent Infringement; Apple, Qualcomm, Others Named Defendants

Monday, August 26th, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

GlobalFoundries Sues TSMC Over Patent Infringement; Apple, Qualcomm, Others Named Defendants GlobalFoundries has filed a lawsuit against TSMC and its clients in the USA and Germany alleging the world’s largest contract maker of semiconductors of infringing 16 of its patents. Among defendants, GlobalFoundries named numerous...