GLOBALFOUNDRIES is an American semiconductor foundry headquartered in Santa Clara, United States. GLOBALFOUNDRIES was created by the divestiture of the manufacturing arm of Advanced Micro Devices; the Emirate of Abu Dhabi is the owner of the company through its subsidiary Advanced Technology Investment Company. The firm manufactures integrated circuits in high volume for semiconductor companies such as AMD, Qualcomm, STMicroelectronics, it has five 200 mm wafer fabrication plants in Singapore, one 300 mm plant each in Germany and Singapore, three plants in the United States: one 200 mm plant in Vermont and two 300 mm plants in New York. GLOBALFOUNDRIES plans to become a publicly-traded company in 2022. On October 7, 2008, AMD announced plans to go fabless and spin off their semiconductor manufacturing business into a new company temporarily called The Foundry Company. Mubadala announced their subsidiary Advanced Technology Investment Company agreed to pay $700 million to increase their stake in AMD's semiconductor manufacturing business to 55.6%.
Mubadala will invest $314 million for 58 million new shares, increasing their stake in AMD to 19.3%. $1.2 billion of AMD's debt will be transferred to The Foundry Company. On 8 December 2008, amendments were announced. AMD will own 34.2% and ATIC will own 65.8% of The Foundry Company. On March 4, 2009, GLOBALFOUNDRIES was announced. On September 7, 2009, ATIC announced it would acquire Chartered Semiconductor for S$2.5 billion and integrate Chartered Semiconductor into GLOBALFOUNDRIES. On January 13, 2010, GLOBALFOUNDRIES announced it had finalized the integration of Chartered Semiconductor. On March 4, 2012, AMD announced they divested their final 14% stake in the company, which concluded AMD's multi-year plan to divest its manufacturing arm. On October 20, 2014, IBM announced the sale of its microelectronics business to GLOBALFOUNDRIES; as of 2015, the firm owned ten fabrication plants. Fab 1 is in Germany. Fabs 2 through 7 are in Singapore. Fabs 8 through 10 are in the northeast United States; these sites are supported by a global network of R&D, design enablement, customer support in Singapore, Taiwan, India, the United States and the United Kingdom.
In February 2017, the company announced a new 300 Fab in China for growing semiconductor market in China. In 2016, GLOBALFOUNDRIES licensed the 14 nm 14LPP FinFET process from Samsung Electronics. In 2018, GLOBALFOUNDRIES developed the 12 nm 12LP node based on Samsung's 14 nm 14LPP process. On August 27, 2018, GLOBALFOUNDRIES announced it had cancelled their 7LP process due to a strategy shift to focus on specialized processes instead of leading edge performance. On January 29, 2019, AMD announced an amended wafer supply agreement with GLOBALFOUNDRIES. AMD now has full flexibility for wafer purchases beyond. AMD and GLOBALFOUNDRIES agreed to commitments and pricing at 12 nm for 2019 through 2021. On May 20, 2019, Marvell announced it would acquire Avera Semi from GLOBALFOUNDRIES for $650 million and an additional $90 million. Avera Semi was GLOBALFOUNDRIES' ASIC Solutions division, which apart of IBM's semiconductor manufacturing business. On February 1, 2019, GLOBALFOUNDRIES announced the $236 million sale of its Fab 3E in Tampines, Singapore to Vanguard International Semiconductor as part of their plan to exit the MEMS business by December 31, 2019.
On April 22, 2019, GLOBALFOUNDRIES announced the $430 million sale of their Fab 10 in East Fishkill, New York to ON Semiconductor. GLOBALFOUNDRIES has received $100 million and will received $330 million at the end of 2022 when ON Semiconductor will gain full operational control; the 300mm fab is capable of 65 nm to 40 nm and was a part of IBM. On August 15, 2019, GLOBALFOUNDRIES announced a multi-year supply agreement with Toppan Photomasks; the agreement included Toppan acquiring GLOBALFOUNDRIES' Burlington photomask facility. On August 26, 2019, GLOBALFOUNDRIES filed patent infringement lawsuits against TSMC and some of TSMC's customers in the US and Germany. GLOBALFOUNDRIES claim TSMC's 7 nm, 10 nm, 12 nm, 16 nm, 28 nm nodes have infringed on 16 of their patents. Lawsuits were filed in the U. S. International Trade Commission, the U. S. Federal District Courts in the Districts of Delaware, the Western District of Texas, the Regional Courts of Düsseldorf, Mannheim in Germany. GLOBALFOUNDRIES has named 20 defendants: Apple, MediaTek, Qualcomm, Arista, ASUS, BLU, Google, Lenovo, Motorola, TCL, OnePlus, Avnet/EBV, Digi-Key and Mouser.
On August 27, TSMC announced they are reviewing the complaints filed, but are confident that the allegations are baseless and will vigorously defend their proprietary technology. On October 1, 2019, TSMC filed patent infringement lawsuits against GLOBALFOUNDRIES in the US, Germany and Singapore. TSMC claim GLOBALFOUNDRIES' 12 nm, 14 nm, 22 nm, 28 nm and 40 nm nodes have infringed on 25 of their patents. On October 29, 2019, TSMC and GLOBALFOUNDRIES announced a resolution to the dispute; the companies agreed to a new life-of-patents cross-license for all of their existing semiconductor patents as well as new patents to be filed by the companies in the next ten years. Fab 1, located in Dresden, Germany, is a 364,512 m2 plant, transferred to GLOBALFOUNDRIES on its inception: Fab 36 and Fab 38 were renamed Module 1 and Module 2, respectively; each module can produce 25,000 300 mm diameter wafers per month. Module 1 is a 300 mm wafer production facility, it is capable of manufacturing wafers at 40 nm, 28 nm BULK and 22 nm FDSOI.
Module 2 was named " Fab 30" and was a 200 mm fab produci
Dennis Joseph Mills is a Canadian businessman and former politician. He was a Liberal Member of Parliament for the riding of Toronto—Danforth in the east-end of downtown Toronto. From February 2012 until November 2016, Mills was a member of the board of directors of Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp and from April 2013 until the present he has been a director on the board of CGX Energy Inc. Mills is the President and CEO of Toronto Partners Inc. and is founder of Racing Future Inc. where he is President and CEO. Mills has long conducted business in Toronto, his grandfather William J. Mills founded the special events support company in 1911 Chair-man Mills, was an executive with auto-parts maker Magna International. In the 1988, 1993, 1997 and 2000 general elections, he won re-election to the House of Commons in the Danforth area of Toronto. In 1993, Mills was inducted into the Order of St. Michael Mills served on the personal staff of Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau from 1980 until 1984, when Trudeau was succeeded as Liberal leader and prime minister by John Turner.
Mills ran as the Liberal candidate in Broadview-Greenwood in the 1988 election in which the Progressive Conservative government of Brian Mulroney was re-elected, defeating New Democratic Party incumbent Lynn McDonald over the issue of support for the Meech Lake Accord, which Mills opposed. With the Liberal Party in opposition, Mills served as parliamentary critic for entrepreneurship and small business; when the Liberal Party, under the leadership of Jean Chrétien, formed the government following the 1993 election, he served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry from 1993 to 1996. He served as chair of the House of Commons Sub-Committee on Sports and vice-chair of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage. In 1996, he left the Liberal caucus to sit as an "Independent Liberal", protesting the government's failure to abolish the Goods and Service Tax as it had promised in the 1993 campaign. Following Chrétien's resignation as Liberal leader, Mills publicly considered running to succeed Chrétien at the 2003 leadership convention and agitated against a "coronation" for front runner Paul Martin, but he did not end up standing for the leadership.
He is best known for helping to organize large events in Toronto. These include World Youth Day in 2002 that brought Pope John Paul II to Toronto, the post-SARS Rolling Stones concert in 2003. In 1989, Mills organized the Summit on the Environment in Toronto, which attracted 50,000 people and performers such as John Denver and Gordon Lightfoot. In 2001, with the Assembly of First Nations, Mills organized and co-chaired the Bala Summit on Water, attended by leading experts from Canada and the United States. Starting in 1999, Mills initiated and continues to organize events for the Family Farm Tribute to recognize the contributions of Canadian family farms, he has long been involved in the rebuilding plans for the Toronto waterfront. He was responsible for the creation of the Toronto Port Authority and is still one of its greatest proponents, though he opposes the proposed bridge to the island airport designed by the Port Authority. In 2004, Mills unveiled his plan for the Toronto Waterfront, which includes a campus of the United Nations University for Peace, as well as an aquarium, plenty of greenspace, affordable housing, new sporting facilities.
Funding for the University campus was promised on May 20, 2004 by the federal government, but only $3 million, which will not be sufficient. This was part of $125 million re-announced by Paul Martin in funding for the other recommendations in the project; this is smaller than the $325 million promised in the 1997 election and the $300 million promised in the 2000 election, of which of less than $10 million was actually delivered. He was considered by many to be an opponent of Toronto mayor David Miller, he was at first a supporter of John Nunziata in the 2003 mayoral election, but switched his support to John Tory, who had become one of the leading candidates. In 2003, he promised in writing to resign in thirty days if an abandoned property known as the Gatekeeper Squat was not turned into community housing; this was, in Mills words, "to avoid a riot" between the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty and the police. Shortly before the month's end, a compromise deal to convert the property into interim housing was reached.
Many protested that the house was not converted into public housing by the end of the 30 days and thus felt the issue had been exploited, but supporters of Mills claim that it would have been impossible to do so much in so little time, that the weather at the time, which went as low as -30 degrees Celsius, made conversion of a building impossible. The building is still set to be converted into social housing. Mills was labelled by opponents one of the most conservative members of the Liberal caucus, he was opposed to same-sex marriage, a position unpopular in the left-wing riding of Toronto–Danforth. His defeat was a high priority of gay rights groups in the 2004 election; that said, he did favour civil unions, stated he would respect any decision derived from a free vote on the issue in the House of Commons. He is opposed to abortion rights, but does not and has never opposed or raised debate regarding the issue or abortion laws; these social views are associated with his Roman Catholic faith.
Mills is noted for having advocated what opponents call a flat tax, which he calls a "single tax", about which he wrote two books, A Life Less Taxingand The Single Tax. His other published book is Developing an Agenda for the 21st Century. In 2001, he was criticized f
Falah Hassan is a former Iraqi international football player. Falah Hassan was born in 1951 in a district of Qalat Salih, his father was a farmer and after the 1958 Revolution, his family moved to Al-Thawra in the Iraqi capital taking advantage of the new government’s initiative in building low cost housing for families wanting to move to Baghdad, it was there he first played the game on the streets of the city. During the 1970s Falah Hassan was seen as one of the greatest players in Asia, was offered lucrative contracts to play professionally abroad, in 1978 he received two offers one from Belgium and the other from the Emirates. Al-Shaab from the UAE offered Falah and teammate Ali Kadhim a contract to play for them in 1978, while after the arrival of Belgium’s army team in Baghdad, the delegation nearly reached an agreement for a move to a club in Belgium however the officials at the Iraqi FA turned it down saying that Falah Hassan was a national treasure, that he should not be sold abroad.
A year earlier in a dire 0–0 draw with English club Derby County in Baghdad, the player ran rings around the opposition defence. After a dispute with the Iraq FA that led to a suspension from the national side in 1978, Falah returned the following year to guide Iraq to their first Gulf Cup victory, went on to lift the 1979 CISM World Military Championship in Kuwait, beating Italy on penalties; the Legends Training page at Soccer City of Shelby Township
"House Party" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music singer Sam Hunt. It was released to country radio, by MCA Nashville on June 1, 2015 as the third single from his debut studio album Montevallo; the song was written by Zach Crowell and Jerry Flowers. Taste of Country reviewed the song favorably, saying "This singer continues to stretch the genre to the delight of some and the agony of others. Acoustic guitar drives the beat in'House Party,' while a country-sounding guitar lick works around his melodic, syncopated lyrics; this is Hunt’s lightest single to date, as well." The song first charted on the Country Digital Songs chart at number 31 for the week of August 20, 2014, the week his EP X2C was released, selling 12,000 copies in the US. It re-entered on the chart at number 29 for the week of May 23, 2015, preceding its official release as a single with sales of 10,000, it entered the Hot Country Songs chart on the next week at number 31. It first entered the Country Airplay chart for the week of January 2015, but gained traction in May in anticipation of its release as a single.
It entered the US Billboard Hot 100 at number 85 for the week of June 20, 2015. The song reached number one on the Hot Country Songs chart for the week of August 22, 2015, becoming the third number one song from his debut studio album on that chart, it peaked at number 26 on the US Billboard Hot 100 two weeks later. The song was certified Platinum by the RIAA on August 28, 2015, it reached its million sales mark in the US by January 2016; as of February 2016, the song has sold 1,121,000 copies in the US. Two music videos were produced for the song; the first music video, directed by Brad Belanger and Steven Worster, premiered in August 2014. A second music video, directed by Justin Key and Steven Worster, premiered in June 2015
Teacher-Student Centre of the University of Dhaka is a building on the Dhaka University campus in Shahbagh, Bangladesh. The Centre was established in 1961 by the Dhaka University as the Division publicAffairs; the construction of the Teacher-Student Centre was financed by the Pakistan Government and the Ford foundation. Parts of the site used to be land of the old Sujatpur Palace grounds. There was a Greek cemetery on the west side of the race course, now Suhrawardy Udyan. Many important political meetings and discussions were held at the Teacher-Student Centre during the Bangladesh Liberation War. Student political situations are still held there; the main building was designed by a Greek architect and town planner. An example of modern architecture, it takes into account indigenous culture and spatial arrangement. Arranged around a court, it has an extra butterfly canopy extended over the main block at the front, which helps to keep the Centre cool; the complex contains dining rooms, meeting rooms, libraries and music rooms, stages, a multipurpose hall, game rooms, a film lab, rehearsal rooms, more.
As a result, the Teacher-Student Centre forms the cultural heart of the campus. The complex has some extensions which were built during the 1980s that allowed north-south cross-ventilation; as one enters the Teacher-Student Centre, a sculpture by Hamiduzzaman Khan greets the visitors. Across the green lawn to the east of the Teacher-Student Centre stands a small Greek Mausoleum, it was constructed in 1915. This building has a square structure, similar to a classical doric monument, rather than a more ecclesiastical style, with an entrance on the east side; the flat roof projects forward on all sides. It is the only trace of the small Greek community; the mausoleum still has several epitaphs attached to the wall, most of which are written in classical Greek. Inside the swimming pool enclave of the Centre, two small Siva temples are housed, with a small monument between them; the swimming pool is not in use. The Teacher-Student Centre seeks to foster campus community life to supplement the formal academic program of the university.
Campus organizations hold their meetings, functions and arts exhibitions in the building. Discussion sessions are scheduled and bulletins published, competitions held, giving the university a varied programme of cultural and social events. Student activities include relief and aid, such as during the devastating flood of 1987 and Sidr in 2007. Students prepared saline for the flood victims for over four months; the Centre holds the facilities of a voluntary blood donation organization, called Badhan, organized by the students of the University. The Centre houses the office of Badhan, Dhaka University Debating Society, Dhaka University Film Society, Dhaka University Tourist Society, Dhaka University Journalists Association, Dhaka University Photographic Society, Dhaka University Chess Club, Dhaka University Model United Nations Association, Rover Scout and different socio-cultural groups of the students. Dhaka University Publication Centre and Janata Bank are situated in the building. University of Dhaka Mahbubur Rahman, City of an Architect p. 4, 5, 6.
ISBN 978-984-33-2451-1, Delvista Foundation Muntassir Mamoon, Dhaka Smriti Bismritir Nagori p. 78, 219. ISBN 984-412-104-3, Monirul Hoque Ananya Bangladesh Asiatic Society - Sthapotya p. 505. OCLC 900310038, Bangladesh Asiatic Society
Roggenburg is a municipality in the district of Neu-Ulm in Bavaria in Germany. Roggenburg is known for the Roggenburg Abbey, used today by the Premonstratensians. An environment and culture center with an overregional commuting area is located near the abbey; the municipality lies in the region "Donau-Iller" in central Swabia 30 km southeast of Ulm and 40 km north of Memmingen. The districts Roggenburg, Biberach and Meßhofen are located on the Biber river, the districts Ingstetten, Schießen and Unteregg at the Osterbach, while Schleebuch is located between these two rivers; the council has 14 members plus the major. "Roggenburg, Bavaria: History of the coat-of-arms". Haus der Bayerischen Geschichte. Official statistics