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Samsung roadmap: 2nm chips by 2025 and 1.4nm by 2027

Chip manufacturers have been racing for years to shrink their process node technology in an effort to improve performance, efficiency, and cost of processors made at their foundries. Earlier this year Samsung announced it had already begun manufacturing chips using a 3nm process node. Now the company is laying out its plans for the next […]

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Intel to acquire chip maker Altera for $16.7 billion

Semiconductor companies must be in season. A few days after chip maker Avago announced plans to acquire Broadcom for $37 billion, Intel has announced a deal to acquire chip maker Altera for $16.7 billion. Both of these deals come just a few months after NXP bought Freescale. Update: Intel’s acquisition of Altera was finalized on December […]