GLOBALFOUNDRIES to Acquire IBM’s Microelectronics Business

Armonk, N.Y. — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced that they have signed a Definitive Agreement under which GLOBALFOUNDRIES plans to acquire IBM’s global commercial semiconductor technology business, including intellectual property, world-class technologists and technologies related to IBM Microelectronics, subject to completion of applicable regulatory reviews. GLOBALFOUNDRIES will also become IBM’s exclusive server processor semiconductor…

Globalfoundries Introduces 55-nm Platform

GLOBALFOUNDRIES today introduced an optimized semiconductor manufacturing platform aimed specifically at meeting the stringent and evolving needs of the automotive industry. Built on the company’s 55-nanometer (nm) Low Power process and AEC-Q100 Group D qualified, the solution includes a comprehensive set of technology and design enablement capabilities tailored to improve the efficiency, performance, and power…

Globalfoundries to Produce Toshiba’s FFSA Devices

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that the company will collaborate with GLOBALFOUNDRIES in the manufacture of Toshiba’s FFSATM (Fit Fast Structured Array) products. Toshiba will expand its FFSATM business through production at GLOBALFOUNDRIES’s fabs. Initial products will be manufactured using GLOBALFOUNDRIES 65nm-LPe and 40nm-LP processes, with plans to extend the collaboration to the company’s 28nm…