IBM has licensed technology for making 45-nanometer chips to Shanghai-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation.
Intel's first manufacturing facility for producing 45-nanometer processors in high volume will open in October in Chandler, Ariz.
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Glaskowsky relates details on process technology from an IDF press briefing
Ars Technica says Google Desktop is faster than Spotlight; Best Buy stocks Macs, again; and Intel is set to unveil a new processor manufacturing process later this year.
IBM will soon be producing a smaller and more energy-efficient Cell chip that will eventually cut the cost of making PlayStation 3 consoles.
Chipmaker says it has completed the development phase of its next-generation manufacturing process that shrinks chip circuitry to 32 nanometers.
A China-based Web site posts details of AMD's upcoming Phenom II processors with model numbers that seem to match Intel's Core i7 processors.
Sony lifts the curtain on a hardware revision of the PS3 "slim" with several improvements.
Chartered Semiconductor, a major contract chip manufacturer that builds chips for IBM, is looking at a bleak economic picture in the coming months.