The Korean electronics maker, best known for TVs and mobile devices, also makes the processors powering those devices. Here's why it's now angling to be first with new chip technology.
In an unusual move, IBM will pay GlobalFoundries to take the chip business off its hands -- rather than GlobalFoundries paying IBM for the operation.
The man who oversaw Google's buyout of Motorola Mobility will now be in charge of the international chip manufacturer.
ATIC says it will invest the money over the next to years, which will aid the factory's expansion to produce 20- and 14-nanometer nodes.
A longtime customer of Samsung, Apple is reportedly looking at other companies to also manufacture its iPhone and iPad chips.
By making chip designs themselves a little bit programmable, a Silicon Valley startup expects benefits like quicker network upgrades and better search engine performance.
Announced at CES 2015, Monotype's Spark font-rendering system promises to bring more readable text to small and low-resolution screens.
Judging from a teardown by researcher IHS, the manufacturing costs of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus should help Apple maintain its margins -- among the highest in the smartphone market.
The company says more than 80 uses for Google Glass were developed during a recent hackathon.
The company is trying to bring the cost of smartphones down to as little as $50.