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GlobalFoundries at the end of 2014 is a very different company from what it was a the beginning of the year.
At the start of 2014, GF was a company with:
- a CEO in Ajit Manocha who was reputed to be just a safe pair of hands while the company found a new CEO
- several 200mm fabs in Singapore (the old Chartered fabs) running mature processes,
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Now that the dust has started to settle on the GlobalFoundries acquisition of IBM’s semiconductor business it is possible to look into another level of detail about what GlobalFoundries will be acquiring in the way of technology and IP. Of course, the deal hasn’t formally closed yet so this won’t all happen … Read More
Although there has been always a strong relationship between ARM and GlobalFoundries, it is interesting to notice that Intel has helped to boost it and make it even stronger. Indeed when AMD renegotiated its x86 licensing deal with Intel in 2009, one of the most significant long-term changes was a marked reduction in how much of … Read More