ARM today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Intel to accelerate development and implementation of ARM SoCs on the latter’s 10nm fabrication process. Intel has always had an edge over the likes of Samsung and TSMC in the fabrication process, and this is the first time that it is opening up its foundries to a third-party.
Intel Custom Foundry and ARM Partner for Implementation of ARM Chips on 10nm Process; To Also Fab Chips for LG
After years of trying, Intel is finally ready to give up on the smartphone market. The company has sold its Atom chips to OEMs at very low prices, or in some cases, even paid the OEMs to use the chips in their smartphones.