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Taiwan maintains largest share of global IC wafer fab capacity, says IC Insights

Feb 24, 11:07

Taiwan led all regions/countries in wafer capacity with 21.3% share, a slight decrease from 21.7% in 2015 when the country first became the global wafer capacity leader, according...

TSMC on track to move 5nm to risk production in 1H19

Feb 24, 09:55

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is on track to start risk production of 5nm chips in the first half of 2019, said company co-CEO Mark Liu at its annual supply chain...

Mark Liu

TSMC reportedly to join bid for stake in Toshiba memory business

Feb 22, 13:45

Toshiba is looking to spin off its flash memory business with plans to sell more than half of the planned separate entity to one or more than one company, and reportedly will initiate...

TSMC spends NT$7.5 billion on equipment

Stockwatch - Feb 18, 14:56

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has recently disclosed six separate purchases of manufacturing equipment and facilities for a total of NT$7.525...

Eight-inch fabs operating at full capacity

Feb 18, 11:08

Eight-inch wafer fabs in China and Taiwan are running at full capacity driven by brisk demand for smartphone-use ICs including fingerprint-recognition sensors, LCD driver ICs and...

Xintec swings to loss for 2016

Feb 18, 11:03

Taiwan-based Xintec, an affiliate of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) specializing in packaging services for CMOS image sensors as well as MEMS and fingerprint sensors,...

Intel continues to drive semiconductor industry R&D spending, says IC Insights

Feb 17, 14:04

Intel continued to top all other chip companies in R&D expenditures in 2016 with spending reaching US$12.7 billion, according to IC Insights. Intel's R&D spending represented...

TSMC co-CEOs to join board

Feb 15, 14:10

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) board of directors has approved a proposal to increase the number of directors to 10 from eight, and authorized chairman Morris...

TSMC co-CEOs CC Wei (left) and Mark Liu (right)

TSMC to deal out cash dividend of NT$7 for 2016

Feb 14, 19:34

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) board of directors has adopted a proposal recommending the distribution of a NT$7 (US$0.23) cash dividend per share for 2016. The...

Robust fingerprint sensor demand continues to fill 8-inch fab capacity in 2017

Feb 14, 10:54

IC foundries will continue to see a pull-in of orders for fingerprint-recognition sensor chips to fill their 8-inch fab capacity in 2017, according to industry sources. Meanwhile,...

TSMC subscribes to Apple bonds

Stockwatch - Feb 13, 10:53

TSMC has spent a total of US$11.4 million to acquire corporate bonds issued by Apple, according to a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE). The bonds are priced at US$100.21...

TSMC January revenues fall to 6-month low

Feb 10, 15:47

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its January revenues fall to a new six-month low due mainly to seasonal factors such as fewer working days.

eMemory NeoFuse IP verified for TSMC 16nm FinFET compact process

Feb 9, 10:28

Taiwan-based eMemory has announced the availability of NeoFuse technology qualified for TSMC's 16nm FinFET compact (16FFC) process. Customers have already embedded the NeoFuse IP...

TSMC spends NT$13 billion on equipment

Stockwatch - Feb 3, 11:32

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has disclosed 17 separate purchases of equipment and factory construction.

TSMC chairman to resume work after sustaining minor injuries

Newswatch - Feb 2, 21:18

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has said that company chairman Morris Chang will return to work next week after sustaining minor injuries while on holiday in Hawa...

Global Unichip rolls out ASIC solutions for SSD

Feb 2, 15:18

Taiwan-based Global Unichip, a fabless ASIC design house, has rolled out its complete portfolio of solid state drive (SSD) ASIC solutions that cover application-specific front end...

Pure-play foundry market to increase at 7.6% CAGR over 2016-2021, says IC Insights

Jan 13, 14:55

The pure-play foundry market is forecast to play an increasingly stronger role in the worldwide IC market during the next five years, according to IC Insights. The pure-play IC foundry...

TSMC expects up to 10% revenue drop in 1Q17, cautious about 2Q

Jan 13, 10:46

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has forecast revenues will fall up to 10% sequentially in the first quarter of 2017, and expressed caution over...

TSMC chairman Morris Chang

TSMC could build plant in the US, says Chang

Jan 13, 10:40

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) chairman Morris Chang has said the company has not ruled out building a wafer fab in the US in response to Donald Trump's plans to...

Morris Chang on the sidelines of the quarterly investors meeting

TSMC collaborates with Mentor Graphics enabling design and verification tools for new InFO technology variants

Jan 12, 21:04

TSMC has extended its collaboration with Mentor Graphics on the Xpedition Enterprise platform in conjunction with the Calibre platform for the design and verification of TSMC's integrated...

TSMC 2016 EPS reaches NT$12.89

Jan 12, 15:18

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported record net profits of NT$334.25 billion (US$10.5 billion) for 2016 with EPS reaching NT$12.89. The...

TSMC 4Q16 revenues beat guidance

Jan 10, 15:50

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its fourth-quarter revenues increase 0.7% sequentially, beating its guidance of a 1-2% drop.

TSMC launches internal bribery probe

Jan 5, 10:48

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has fired an engineer alleged to have taken bribes, and will continue an internal investigation into other bribe-taking allegations,...

TSMC 7nm ready for customer tape-outs in 2Q17, says report

Newswatch - Jan 3, 15:29

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has moved to qualify its more advanced 7nm FinFET technology, which will be ready for customer tape-outs in the second quarter of...

TSMC spends NT$26 billion on equipment

Stockwatch - Dec 30, 16:46

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has spent a total of NT$26.06 billion (US$806.1 million) on machinery equipment from Applied Materials, ASML, FEL...

EPA passes environmental impact assessment for TSMC 10nm facilities

Dec 30, 11:17

Taiwan's Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) has approved an environmental impact assessment on land designated for construction of 10nm production facilities by Taiwan...

HPE Taiwan optimistic about Taiwan server market

Dec 29, 14:31

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) Taiwan chairman Jon Wang expects Taiwan's server market to enjoy good growth in 2017 with an improved economy and new cloud applications such as IoT...

HPE Taiwan chairman Jon Wang

Global Unichip opens new office in the Netherlands

Dec 29, 09:34

IC design services provider Global Unichip has announced the opening of a new office in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in a move to actively expand its business in Europe.

Silicon wafer suppliers hike contract prices by 10% for 1Q17

Newswatch - Dec 28, 14:55

Local and international silicon wafer suppliers have settled contract prices for 12-inch wafers for the first quarter of 2017 with Taiwan-based semiconductor firms, with overall prices...

TSMC buys equipment for NT$9.74 billion

Stockwatch - Dec 27, 21:46

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has spent a total of NT$9.74 billion (US$301.96 million) on equipment from six suppliers, according to filings...

Commentary: Implications of former TSMC executive serving as independent director at SMIC

Dec 23, 15:44

The catchup being played by China-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) to the rank of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has moved one step further...

Foundries 10nm yield rates lower-than-expected

Dec 23, 11:20

Both Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) and Samsung's 10nm processes have reached lower-than-expected yield rates, according to industry sources.

Lenovo lands datacenter server orders from TSMC with help from Compal

Dec 22, 12:31

Lenovo is cooperating with Compal Electronics to land orders from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for datacenter servers with orders reportedly lasting through July...

Former TSMC senior executive becomes independent, non-executive director for SMIC

Dec 22, 12:10

Shang-yi Chiang, the former executive VP and co-chief operating officer overseeing R&D for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), has been appointed by Semiconductor...

MediaTek dismisses report of cut in 10nm chip orders

Dec 21, 11:19

MediaTek has dismissed a recent Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report indicating the company plans to cut its 10nm chip orders by nearly 50%.

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  • Altera+28nm+Stratix+V+FPGA

    Altera 28nm Stratix V FPGA

    Altera has announced its next-generation 28nm Stratix V FPGA family, which offers up to 1.6Tbps of serial switching capability. Manufactured on TSMC's 28nm HP process, the Stratix...

    Photo: Company, Apr 21.

  • Altera+Stratix+IV+FPGA+family

    Altera Stratix IV FPGA family

    Altera has announced silicon availability of 40nm field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) for communications, broadcast, test, medical and military applications. The new Altera FPGA...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

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    TSMC: Steady semiconductor industry growth to persist for at least a decade

    Kenneth Kin, senior vice president of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC)'s worldwide sales and service unit is confident of seeing the semiconductor industry maintain...

    Photo: Andrea Liu, DigiTimes, Jun 23.

  • TSMC+chairman+Morris+Chang+shows+300mm+wafer+technology+at+SemiTech

    TSMC chairman Morris Chang shows 300mm wafer technology at SemiTech

    TSMC chairman Morris Chang shows a 300mm wafer with copper pad and bumping, made by TSMC, to Taiwan's Premier Su Tseng-chang at SemiTech Taipei 2006

    Photo: Vyacheslav Sobolev, DigiTimes, May 4.

  • TSMC+showcases+world%27s+first+0%2E13%2Dmicron+wafer+

    TSMC showcases world's first 0.13-micron wafer

    The world's first 12-inch wafer fabbed using a 0.13-micron process, produced by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, is on display at the company's booth at Semicon China.

    Photo: Cage Chao, DigiTimes, Mar 23.

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