IBM, Sony and Toshiba extend Cell alliance

Posted on Sunday, January 15 2006 @ 9:45 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
IBM, Sony and Toshiba announced last week they have begun a new five-year phase of their technology alliance. Over the next five years they will focus on the development of 32nm and thinner fabrication process.
“With Toshiba’s cutting-edge process technology and manufacturing capabilities, Sony’s various semiconductor technologies and deep knowledge of consumer markets and IBM's state-of-the-art material technology, we can anticipate breakthrough process technologies for the 32nm generation and beyond. Toshiba will apply these advances to assuring continued leadership in cutting-edge process technology and the accelerated development of essential devices for the age of ubiquitous connectivity,” said Masashi Muromachi, president and chief executive of the Semiconductor Company at Toshiba.
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