IBM announces 5nm 'nanosheet' chip technology
Partners with Samsung, GloFo.
Claims smooth VR for just $199.
First premium chip with integrated modem.
Promises CPUs, GPUs, APUs in 2016.
Teases a FinFET transition plan, though.
Massive performance increase promised.
First 64-bit big.LITTLE on 3D transistors.
16nm finFET process development is going well.
Future SoCs will require far less power.
Promises 22nm tri-gate SoCs next year.
Uses a hybrid of 14nm and 20nm processes for quick time-to-market.
GlobalFoundries has announced it will offer through-silicon via (TSV) production at the 20nm node.
Qualcomm has become the first of TSMC's 28nm customers to publicly complain of capacity issues.
Soitec claims its latest FD-3D wafers will bring 3D transistor technology to the masses.
Semiconductor industry group Common Platform has confirmed it's sticking with planar transistors for now.
IBM researchers have built the first carbon nanotube-based transistor under 10nm.