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Apple talking to Globalfoundries about U.S.-based chipmaking, says report

If Apple owned capacity at a fab, it would give the company the kind of control over both design and chip manufacturing that Intel has.

By Jul. 12, 2013


Chipmaking venture ST-Ericcson to close, cut 1,600 jobs

Formed in 2009, the joint partnership of STMicro and Ericsson was never profitable as top customer Nokia lost market share to Apple and Samsung.

By Mar. 18, 2013


Obama to take made-in-America tour to N.Y. chipmaking hub

After visiting an Intel plant in Arizona earlier this year, Obama is taking his made-in-America chip tour to upstate New York.

By May. 5, 2012


AMD chipmaking arm launches as Globalfoundries

AMD's former manufacturing operation, which was spun off recently by the chipmaker, launches on Wednesday as "Globalfoundries."

By Mar. 3, 2009


AMD to own less of chipmaking spinoff

The structure of the AMD manufacturing spinoff deal has changed. Company cites "changing economic times" as the reason.

By Dec. 8, 2008


AMD spinoff seeks to rival chipmaking giants

The chipmaker's spinoff Globalfoundries is preparing to take on world's largest chipmakers.

By Jul. 19, 2009


Intel's Barrett leaves chipmaking legacy, shortfall

A man whose name is nearly synonymous with the world's largest chipmaker transformed the company's manufacturing process and anticipated Intel's need to diversify, but failed to pull it off.

By Jan. 26, 2009


AMD chipmaking spinoff gets OK from U.S.

The Foundry Company gets the green light to go forward from the U.S. government.

By Jan. 6, 2009


IBM offers 45-nanometer chipmaking services

At 45 nanometers, the silicon-on-insulator foundry services promise chip designs that are faster or use less power, but the technology isn't cheap.

By Nov. 10, 2008


AMD talks more about chipmaking exit strategy

Advanced Micro Devices has options to ease out of manufacturing joint venture.

By Oct. 16, 2008