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Twist: IBM to pay GlobalFoundries $1.5B to offload its chip business

In an unusual move, IBM will pay GlobalFoundries to take the chip business off its hands -- rather than GlobalFoundries paying IBM for the operation.

By October 20, 2014

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Ex-Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha named GlobalFoundries chief

The man who oversaw Google's buyout of Motorola Mobility will now be in charge of the international chip manufacturer.

By January 6, 2014

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GlobalFoundries' NY chip plant to get up to $10B boost

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.

By January 3, 2014

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Samsung, in a race to build your next smartphone chip, may just win

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.

By April 17, 2015

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Apple said to be pointing to GlobalFoundries for chip making

A longtime customer of Samsung, Apple is reportedly looking at other companies to also manufacture its iPhone and iPad chips.

By November 11, 2013

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​Hardware? Software? Flex Logix hopes for best of both worlds

By making chip designs themselves a little bit programmable, a Silicon Valley startup expects benefits like quicker network upgrades and better search engine performance.

By February 23, 2015

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Better type coming to a cheap screen near you

Announced at CES 2015, Monotype's Spark font-rendering system promises to bring more readable text to small and low-resolution screens.

By January 5, 2015

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Costing $200 to make, the iPhone 6 should offer big profits for Apple

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.

By September 23, 2014

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Google posts pictures from last month's Glass Foundry event

The company says more than 80 uses for Google Glass were developed during a recent hackathon.

By February 15, 2013

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Meet Intel's SoFIA, the super-cheap smartphone chip created in Singapore

The company is trying to bring the cost of smartphones down to as little as $50.

By July 29, 2014