Samsungs Logic/Foundry technology is part of IBM's fab club.
One might also recall the announcement of both Samsung and GF offering a "synchronised" 28 nm technology what is based on mentioned fab club.
@Dr_Trevorkian- I found this an interesting question and posed it directly to an AMD spokesman. The spokesman reported that the amended deal with Globalfoundries has no implications for its x86 license from Intel. "We have the ability to produce processors anywhere we chose from the perspective of the cross license," the spokesman said.
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