Tech news tagged ‘chips’

Fab Apple

When you’ve got $150 billion cash, zero taxation liability and a glaring gap in your supply chain, what do you do…

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Realism At Intel

At last the penny has dropped at Intel that, if it wants to make competitive chips for mobile, it has to make them on a leading edge process…

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Q3 Sampling For 22nm Finfet 3D PLDs

Tabula, the 3D programmable logic company where the third dimension is time, samples its first chips made on Intel’s 22nm finfet process in Q3…

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Fable: The Company Which Went For It.

Thirty three years ago, a country’s first commercial chip company was founded. Two years later the company had built a fab costing $21 million, and had started running wafers. It made ICs for calculators, toys, watches and telephones…

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Analogue Industry Changing, says Maxim CEO

The analogue industry is at an inflection point, says Tunc Doluca, CEO of Maxim Integrated. It is consolidating, it is increasingly focussed on mobility and it is heading towards higher levels of integration…

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Weird Old Foundry Industry

The $30 billion silicon foundry industry is weird. Only four companies out of 18 pure-play foundries can make leading edge ICs and only four others can make 90nm chips, points out IC Insights…

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Toon Takes Over As XMOS CEO

The last of the ‘big, bold, hairy’ West Country semiconductor plays – XMOS – has got a new CEO – Nigel Toon…

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