Qualcomm collaborates with SMIC to develop chips

Qualcomm has entered into a deal with China’s biggest semiconductor foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC). The SMIC will form a joint venture company with Qualcomm, Huawei Technologies Co. and Belgian chip research center Imec to develop advanced 14-nanometer chips.


The joint venture company will be majority owned by SMIC, while Huawei, Qualcomm and Imec will be minority shareholders, SMIC noted. Continue reading “Qualcomm collaborates with SMIC to develop chips”