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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 group led by IBM and Intel will invest $4.4 billion into a region that is already bristling with chip manufacturing and R&D activity.
Silicon start-up Smooth-Stone seeks to use the power thriftiness of ARM processors to reduce the energy consumption at large data centers.
The proposed merger of the chip companies would address Globalfoundries' weaknesses in service and in its ability to produce in bulk.
On Wednesday, Globalfoundries is announcing a deal with STMicroelectronics, its first instance of making chips for a company other than AMD.
Globalfoundries is hiring a former Cypress Semiconductor executive to head up marketing.
Intel threatens to pull its patent cross-licensing pact with AMD in the next two months, over concerns regarding its rival's creation of a joint venture chip foundry.
Chipmaker appoints Bruce Claflin as its new chairman as it completes deal to spin off manufacturing operations.
AMD's former manufacturing operation, which was spun off recently by the chipmaker, launches on Wednesday as "Globalfoundries."