GLOBALFOUNDRIES Completes Acquisition of IBM Microelectronics Business

With the acquisition, GLOBALFOUNDRIES gains differentiated technologies to enhance its product offerings in key growth markets, from mobility and Internet of Things (IoT) to Big Data and high-performance computing. The deal strengthens the company’s workforce, adding decades of experience and expertise in semiconductor development, device expertise, design, and manufacturing. And the addition of more than 16,000 patents and applications makes GLOBALFOUNDRIES the holder of one of the largest semiconductor patent portfolios in the world.

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Solidifies 14nm FinFET Design Infrastructure for Next-Generation Chip Designs

In partnership with leading EDA providers Cadence, Mentor Graphics, and Synopsys, GLOBALFOUNDRIES develops new digital design flows. The new design flows have been optimized to solve challenges associated with the critical design rules of 14nm FinFET technology. The new digital design starter kit integrates process design kit (PDK) and early access standard cell libraries.

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GLOBALFOUNDRIES Obtains U.S. Government Clearance for IBM Microelectronics Business Acquisition (details)

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CDNLive 2015 video interview on 14nm progress and collaboration (details)