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ARM and TSMC collaborate to work on 7nm FinFET SoCs

ARM and TSMC have announced a new partnership that will see the companies collaborate on 7nm FinFET manufacturing process technology, with the goal of making it a viable reality in the next few years.

ARM and TSMC to shift to 10nm node in late 2015

ARM and TSMC are gearing up to shift to a 10nm manufacturing process for 64-bit ARMv8-A SoCs in 2015, a move which should improve performance and energy efficiency compared to current-generation chips. The announcement of the shift to 10nm continues…

20nm GPUs unlikely in 2014 due to TSMC issues

It's looking increasingly unlikely that either AMD or Nvidia will be able to release a new graphics card this year with a die manufactured using a 20nm process. Issues are aplenty at TSMC, the foundry that produces both AMD and…

Acer appoints former Intel, TSMC executive Jason Chen as CEO

Acer Inc. on Monday named Jason Chen, former vice president of worldwide sales and marketing at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), as president and chief executive officer. Chen resigned from TSMC earlier today and will begin duties with Acer on…

TSMC credits 28-nanometer process for record-setting Q3 profits

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. posted a record third quarter profit earlier today. The world’s largest contract chip maker earned a net profit of 49.3 billion New Taiwan dollars ($1.69 billion USD), good for a 62 percent jump from a year…