News tagged Globalfoundries
Last update: Wednesday 27 April 2016 [167 news items]
Foxconn plans to take over IC design house Socle
Jan 22, 22:02
An investment arm of Foxconn Electronics reportedly plans to acquire IC design house Socle Technology, in which Globalfoundries has a portion of shares, according to industry sourc...
Globalfoundries adjusts global workforce
Dec 19, 15:26
Globalfoundries is undertaking an adjustment in its global workforce, including an up to 3% reduction of its global workforce. The move is to optimize its cost structure and strengthen...
Globalfoundries opens new office in Shanghai
Sep 10, 15:25
Globalfoundries has announced the official opening of its new China office in Shanghai to enhance its presence in the fastest-growing market and to strengthen its commitment to better...
The pros and cons of Apple building its own chips
Jul 17, 11:26
If Apple builds its own silicon at its own chip fab, the risk it will face will be greater than the benefits for the company, according to Nobunaga Chai, analyst for semiconductors...
Globalfoundries on capacity expansion spree
Jun 21, 12:02
Globalfoundries has undertaken major expansion projects to increase production capacity at its manufacturing sites in Singapore and New York to meet growing demand for semiconductors...
Imec, Globalfoundries team up for STT-MRAM
May 22, 11:22
Globalfoundries has joined Imec's industrial research collaboration to develop spin-transfer torque magnetoresistive random access memory (STT-MRAM), according to the IC foundry.
TSMC MEMS foundry biz expanding, says Yole
Apr 26, 10:29
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) MEMS foundry business enjoyed an approximately 80% rise in 2012, achieving around US$42 million in sales. The significant growth...
Socle names new chairman
Apr 3, 12:27
Socle Technology, an IC design service company partnering with Globalfoundries, has appointed Michael Noonen to serve as its new chairman. The appointment is effective immediately.