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TSMC moves 16nm FinFET to risk production

Dec 12, 19:41

TSMC's 16nm FinFET has entered risk production, with volume production scheduled to kick off within one year, according to the foundry chipmaker. Newly-appointed co-CEO Mark Liu said...

Mark Liu, the newly-appointed co-CEO of TSMC, says volume production of 16nm FinFET chips will kick

Xilinx begins delivering 20nm chips

Dec 12, 15:47

Xilinx has announced that it began to ship its first 20nm silicon in early November 2013, continuing to execute on an aggressive UltraScale device rollout.

TSMC builds up bumping capacity

Dec 12, 14:30

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has built up its bumping capacity to 150,000 12-inch wafers a month with total shipments amounting to over five million units, according...

TSMC November sales drop 14%

Dec 10, 15:47

IC foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$44.33 billion (US$1.5 billion) for November 2013, down 14.4% sequentially and...

TSMC 28nm utilization rate to rebound in 1Q14

Dec 9, 21:37

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has seen its 28nm process utilization rate fall to 65-70% recently, due to a cutback of customer orders, according to industry sou...

MediaTek reportedly places 28nm chip orders with Globalfoundries

Dec 9, 21:20

Speculation has circulated in the IC industry that MediaTek has contracted Globalfoundries to manufacture its dual-core MT6572 solution designed for entry-level smartphones, with...

TSMC to see strong rebound in 2Q14, says report

Newswatch - Dec 5, 11:21

Consolidated revenues at foundry chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) are set to register a 4% sequential decrease in the first quarter of 2014, followed by...

Hermes Microvision shipping e-beam inspection tools for 1Xnm processes

Dec 4, 22:05

E-beam inspection tool supplier Hermes Microvision (HMI) has begun shipping its eScan 500-series inspection tools for 1Xnm processes, which help ramp up its revenues in 2014, according...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan top foundries to see combined revenues decrease in 4Q13

Nov 29, 10:32

Taiwan's top-three IC foundries will see their combined revenues decline 9.4% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2013, due mainly to a fall in product ASPs, according to Digitimes...

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TSMC 28nm capacity utilization unlikely to rebound soon

Nov 21, 14:05

A rebound in the capacity utilization rate of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's 28nm process is likely to be delayed to the end of the first quarter or early in the second...

Qualcomm reportedly hopes Samsung and Globalfoundries can team up, sources say

Nov 18, 16:12

Qualcomm reportedly hopes Samsung Electronics and Globalfoundries can form an alliance, as the fabless IC vendor seeks to reduce its reliance on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

TSMC names co-CEOs

Nov 13, 11:19

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on November 12 appointed two senior executives as its co-chief executive officers. Mark Liu and CC Wei have both been named president...

Co-chiefs to succeed Morris Chang and run TSMC

TSMC to raise salaries in 2014, says Chang

Nov 11, 15:17

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is set to raise its employees' base salaries in April 2014, said chairman and CEO Morris Chang at the company's annual sports day...

Morris Chang at TSMC's annual sports day

TSMC, UMC October sales slip

Nov 8, 15:05

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) have announced decreases in October consolidated revenues from the previous month of 6.5% and 3.5%,...

TSMC seeing order visibility weaken

Nov 8, 11:43

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is set to report a more than 10% sequential decline in fourth-quarter revenues, as order visibility at the foundry house has weakened...

TSMC seeing utilization rate of 28nm processes fall

Nov 1, 11:40

IC foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) capacity utilization of its 28nm processes has fallen to 70% due to a slowdown in orders for high-end mobile chips,...

Major IC foundries 2014 capex to focus on 14/16nm process production

Oct 22, 21:15

IDMs Intel and Samsung Electronics, and pure-play foundries TSMC and Globalfoundries are set to see their combined capital expenditures rise about 20% in 2014, according to industry...

Foundries gearing up for IC card market boom in China

Oct 21, 21:53

Foundries including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Huahong Grace Semiconductor are all gearing up for China's...

Xilinx, TSMC reach volume production on 28nm 3D ICs

Oct 21, 15:16

Xilinx and TSMC have jointly announced production release of the Virtex-7 HT family, what the pair claims is the industry's first heterogeneous 3D ICs in production.

Morris Chang to relinquish role as TSMC CEO by June 2014

Oct 17, 22:42

Morris Chang has reiterated plans to step down as TSMC's CEO by mid-2014, but remain a "hands-on" chairman.

TSMC chairman and CEO Morris Chang

TSMC expects 10.5% revenue decrease in 4Q13

Oct 17, 15:31

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) expects its fourth-quarter revenues to decline about 10.5% sequentially, due to an inventory correction currently experienced by...

IC suppliers unlikely to cut orders at TSMC in 4Q13

Oct 11, 12:05

The high wafer shipment growth recorded by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in August and September indicates that global IC suppliers are not pessimistic about their...

TSMC 3Q13 sales in line with guidance

Oct 9, 15:24

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported record consolidated revenues of NT$55.38 billion (US$1.88 billion) for September 2013. Consolidated sales for the third...

Inspection tool maker HMI posts record September, 3Q13 revenues

Oct 7, 13:59

Hermes Microvision (HMI), which provides electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions for the production of semiconductors, has reported record consolidated revenues for...

TSMC to spend record budget on R&D in 2013

Oct 3, 21:59

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) R&D spending, which reached almost NT$40 billion (US$1.36 billion) in 2012, is expected to hit another all-time high in 2013,...

Pure-play foundries spending big, says IC Insights

Oct 3, 11:20

Semiconductor capital spending has increased significantly among pure-play foundries, as more IDMs shift to a fabless/fab-lite business model while new foundry participants intensify...

TSMC to cover 60-70% of Apple A8 chip production, says report

Sep 30, 15:43

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will handle the majority of the manufacturing for Apple's next-generation A8 processors, and the remainder will go to Samsung Electronics,...

TSMC co-chief operating officer Chiang to retire

Sep 30, 14:18

TSMC has announced that executive VP and co-chief operating officer overseeing R&D, Shang-yi Chiang, will retire from the company on October 31, 2013. The R&D organization...

Americas region remains largest market for pure-play foundry sales, says IC Insights

Sep 27, 10:55

Customers in the Americas region (primarily the US) are expected to account for nearly two-thirds of pure-play foundry sales in 2013, a slight increase from 2012, according to IC...

TSMC stepping up purchases of 20nm manufacturing equipment

Sep 26, 11:30

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has stepped up its purchases of manufacturing equipment for its 20nm process which is slated to enter volume production in the first...

Samsung to build 20nm foundry capacity, sources say

Sep 23, 21:36

Samsung Electronics plans to build up foundry capacity of 30,000 wafers operating at 20nm, signaling that it is joining rival TSMC in the process race, according to industry source...

Leading-edge 28nm to drive pure-play foundry sales growth in 2013, says IC Insights

Sep 23, 14:07

All of the increase in pure-play foundry sales in 2013 is expected to come from 28nm and more advanced process technologies, according to IC Insights.

TSMC and OIP ecosystem partners deliver 16FinFET and 3D IC reference flows

Sep 17, 21:20

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has released three silicon-validated reference flows within the Open Innovation Platform (OIP) that enable 16FinFET system-on-chip...

TSMC 12-inch fabs running at 75-80% of capacity, say sources

Sep 12, 12:10

The capacity utilization rates of 12-inch fabs at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) have dropped to 75-80% recently as slow demand for high-end smartphones in the...

TSMC August sales up, UMC down

Sep 10, 14:36

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its August consolidated revenues increase 5.7% sequentially, while fellow foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics' (UMC) sales...

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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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