GlobalFoundries to implement ITAR at US manufacturing facility
May 25, 2020GlobalFoundries plans to implement export control security measures at its most advanced manufacturing facility, Fab 8, in Malta, New York.
Senate Dems to Trump: Release details of TSMC plant deal
May 21, 2020Democratic lawmakers are pressuring the Trump administration to respond to serious questions about Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd’s (TSMC) plans to build a USD 12 billion plant in Arizona, which the company announced last week.
Globalfoundries Dresden certified to manufacture secure products
May 12, 2020The German Federal Office for Information Security (Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik, BSI) has certified the Globalfoundries’ Dresden site according to the latest international Common Criteria standard (ISO 15408, CC Version 3.1).
Total foundry revenue to undergo single-digit growth in 2020
April 30, 2020Total foundry revenue in 2020 is expected to reach 5%-9% YoY growth, with 6.8% being the median, says TrendForce.
Foundry revenue estimated to grow in 1Q20, while COVID-19 may hinder future demand
March 20, 2020The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a reduction in the demand for end-products; its impact on the foundry industry will likely surface in 2Q20, says TrendForce.
GlobalFoundries & GlobalWafers sign MoU to increase capacity
February 25, 2020GlobalFoundries (GF) and GlobalWafers Co., Ltd. (GWC), have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a long-term supply agreement for 300mm silicon-on-insulator (SOI) wafers.
5 semiconductor companies hold 53% of global wafer capacity
February 18, 2020The world’s top-five wafer capacity leaders each had capacity of more than 1,000,000 wafer starts per month, says IC Insights.
Intel nabs former GlobalFoundries, IBM executive
December 12, 2019Intel Corp has hired former IBM chip exec and GlobalFoundries CTO Gary Patton to its team.
Marvell completes acquisition of Avera Semi
November 06, 2019Marvell has completed its acquisition of Avera Semiconductor, the Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) business of GlobalFoundries.
GlobalFoundries and TSMC bury the hatchet
October 29, 2019GlobalFoundries and TSMC says that the companies are dismissing all litigation between them as well as those that involve any of their customers.
NTU Singapore and GF to explore next-gen memory technology
October 23, 2019Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and GlobalFoundries will jointly be exploring the next-generation of embedded memory for smart systems.
GLOBALFOUNDRIES buys Smartcom’s PDK team
October 21, 2019GLOBALFOUNDRIES has acquired the process design kit (PDK) engineering team from Smartcom Bulgaria AD to enhance GF’s scale and capabilities.
TSMC files complaints against GlobalFoundries
October 01, 2019TSMC says it filed multiple lawsuits on September 30, 2019 against GlobalFoundries in the United States, Germany and Singapore for its ongoing infringement of 25 TSMC patents by at least its 40nm, 28nm, 22nm, 14nm, and 12nm node processes.
TSMC’s fab investments set the stage for sale surge in 2H19
September 26, 2019Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company’s heavy investments in advanced wafer-fab technology are set to pay off significantly for the world’s largest silicon foundry as it continues the production ramp of 7nm ICs in the second half of this year, according to IC Insights.
GF appoints new SVP and GM to support new market engagement
September 25, 2019GLOBALFOUNDRIES announces that it has appointed Michael Hogan as senior vice president and general manager of the company’s newly established automotive, industrial and multi-market (AIM) strategic business unit (SBU).
Semiconductor acquisitions regain momentum in 2019
September 19, 2019This year’s merger and acquisition announcements are driven by deals in networking and wireless connectivity ICs and by suppliers adding products for automotive systems and other strong-growth markets into the next decade, says IC Insights.
TSMC responds to GF: 'we will fight, using any and all options'
August 28, 2019TSMC is responding to the lawsuit brought forth by GlobalFoundries saying that the company will vigorously defend its proprietary technology.
GlobalFoundries files lawsuits against TSMC in US & Germany
August 27, 2019US semiconductor foundry GlobalFoundries has filed multiple lawsuits in the U.S. and Germany alleging that semiconductor manufacturing technologies used by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (TSMC) infringe 16 GF patents.
Toppan Photomasks and GLOBALFOUNDRIES sign multi-year supply deal
August 16, 2019Toppan Photomasks Inc. has entered into a multi-year supply agreement to provide GLOBALFOUNDRIES with photomasks and related services currently supported by GF’s Burlington, Vermont U.S. photomask manufacturing operation.
Global top ten foundries for 2Q19 perform less-than-expectedLoad more news
June 13, 2019According to TrendForce’s latest statistics, the weakened demand in 1Q persisted well into 2Q as a result of political and economic instability.