Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 is 10nm
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7nm is next year

Qualcomm's flagship SoCs are the leading-edge process and Fudzilla can now confirm that Snapdragon 845 SoC, likely to be presented this year, will be made on a 10nm FinFET manufacturing process.

TSMC sees growth and new processes
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Reveals cunning plans

TSMC has revised its 2017 forecasts for global foundry to seven percent growth and thinks that the overall IC market will grow 16 percent.

TSMC sees profits down
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Supply-chain inventory constraints

TSMC claimed that supply-chain inventory constraints hurt its net profit in the third quarter, although not as badly as many analysts had predicted.

Samsung, Intel and Globalfoundries woo HiSilicon
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Outfit looking for second 7nm supplier

HiSilicon Technologies wants another supplier for the fabrication of its 7nm chips and apparently Samsung, Globalfoundries and Intel are trying to get the Chinese fabless firm's attention.

Intel targets Nvidia with  Nervana
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Smells like Nervana but never mind

Chipzilla does not appear to be letting Nvidia take the AI market with its GPU based AI chips.