The Week In Review: Manufacturing


This announcement could send some shock waves throughout the foundry business. For its baseband chips, Qualcomm uses several foundries, namely GlobalFoundries, Samsung and TSMC. Now, Qualcomm has another foundry partner. China’s Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC) says that it has fabricated Qualcomm’s 28nm Snapdragon 410 processors. Snapdragon 410 is a processor that int... » read more