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Fabless-foundry model remains major trend, says Qualcomm executive

Sep 5, 12:02

The fabless-foundry business model is still a major trend in the semiconductor industry, whereas the IDM model that achieves efficiency through vertical integration has proven it...

Qualcomm

Globalfoundries growing its 28nm customer base, says CEO

Sep 4, 12:39

At least more than 12 companies have adopted 28nm chips manufactured by Globalfoundries, said company CEO Ajit Manocha on September 3.

Globalfoundries CEO Ajit Manocha

TSMC to raise 2014 capex to record US$11 billion, says report

Newswatch - Sep 2, 14:54

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to boost volume output of 20nm chips by increasing its capex for the year to a record US$11 billion, the Chinese-language...

SEMICON Taiwan 2013: Forums draw TSMC, Globalfoundries

Sep 2, 10:50

A series of technology forums will be held at SEMICON Taiwan 2013, which takes palce from September 4-6, to discuss industry trends, challenges and technologies for future semiconductor...

Foundries to use part of 28nm equipment for 20nm chip production

Aug 29, 11:40

Foundry chipmakers plan to use part of their 28nm production equipment for the manufacture of 20nm chips, as they are aware of a potential oversupply of 28nm chips, according to industry...

Short lead-time orders likely to buoy TSMC 4Q13 sales, says report

Newswatch - Aug 23, 14:42

Short lead-time orders for chips used in smartphones and games consoles are expected to lift Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) capacity utilization rates and buoy...

IC Insights names TSMC as top IC supplier in 2Q13

Aug 21, 09:58

IC Insights has applied the "final market value" sales multiplier to TSMC's quarterly revenues and compared them to Intel's quarterly IC sales, and found that TSMC's "final...

China tablet chipset vendors shifting 28nm process orders away from TSMC, say sources

Aug 20, 11:41

Following the steps of Qualcomm, some China-based tablet chipset vendors reportedly have also slashed their 28nm orders at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) as they...

TSMC board approves US$1.9 billion for advanced process capacity expansion

Aug 14, 11:10

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on August 13 approved a capital appropriation in the amount of US$1.925 billion for the purpose of installing, expanding...

Delayed fingerprint sensor production to limit initial shipments of iPhone 5S to 3-4 million units in 3Q13, say sources

Aug 12, 15:51

Production of Apple's next iPhone, commonly referred to be the iPhone 5S and is scheduled to be unveiled on September 10, could reach only 3-4 million units in the third quarter of...

TSMC revenues down in July, UMC up

Aug 9, 15:14

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its July 2013 revenues drop 3.6% from those of June, while fellow foundry services provider United Microelectronics (UMC) enjoyed...

Qualcomm to switch 28nm HKMG wafer orders from TSMC to Globalfoundries, say sources

Aug 6, 22:23

Qualcomm reportedly will switch 10,000 units, or 20% of its orders for 28nm HKMG wafers, from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to Globalfoundries starting September...

Qualcomm to shift some mobile AP orders away from TSMC, sources say

Aug 5, 10:43

Qualcomm is looking to shift some of its mobile application processor orders from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to other foundry services providers, according...

TSMC lands pull-in orders for 28nm chips from Greater China IC design firms

Jul 29, 15:26

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has been contracted by a number of Greater China IC design houses to manufacture their 28nm chip solutions, according to industry...

TSMC Solar aims at energy conversion rate of 17% for CIGS PV modules in 2014, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 24, 13:37

TSMC Solar, a CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film PV module maker established by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), aims to hike energy conversion rates...

TSMC takes on rivals with Grand Alliance strategy, says Chang

Jul 19, 14:14

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) chairman and CEO Morris Chang, at a July 18 investors conference, talked about the importance of the foundry's close ties with customers...

TSMC chairman and CEO Morris Chang

TSMC IC shipments surpass 4 million 8-inch wafer equivalents in 2Q13

Jul 18, 18:54

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) shipped ICs equivalent to 4.034 million 8-inch wafers during the second quarter of 2013, increasing 13.0% on quarter and 19.0% on...

TSMC expects up to 5% revenue growth in 3Q13

Jul 18, 16:08

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) expects its third-quarter revenues to log only 3-5% sequential growth, as an inventory correction will take place in the IC supply...

TSMC, UMC 3Q13 sales to see modest growth

Jul 17, 21:05

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) are expected to see their third-quarter revenues increase by 5-7% and 6-7%, respectively, on quarter,...

The pros and cons of Apple building its own chips

Jul 17, 11:26

If Apple builds its own silicon at its own chip fab, the risk it will face will be greater than the benefits for the company, according to Nobunaga Chai, analyst for semiconductors...

TSMC seeing orders slow down from some clients

Jul 15, 13:44

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has seen some of its major clients including Qualcomm, Broadcom and OmniVision slow down the pace of placing orders and cut back...

TSMC reports record sales for June and 2Q13

Lumax reports decreased sales for 1H13, but positive about 2H13

Jul 12, 12:33

Process control solution vendor Lumax International has reported revenues of NT$535 million (US$17.82 million) for June, up 28% sequentially but down 14.2% on year. For the first...

STATS ChipPAC Taiwan 2Q13 sales up over 15%

Jul 12, 12:03

Wafer probing service provider STATS ChipPAC Taiwan Semiconductor, a subsidiary of Singapore-based STATS ChipPAC, saw its second-quarter sales increase more than 15% sequentially...

TSMC, UMC 2Q13 sales meet guidance

Jul 10, 15:59

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) have reported mixed revenue results for June 2013, but both IC foundries' second-quarter sales...

Xilinx begins producing 20nm PLDs, all programmable devices at TSMC

Jul 9, 21:41

FPGA chip provider Xilinx has begun producing 20nm programmable logic devices (PLDs) and all programmable devices at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), according to...

Cleanroom constructor UIS enjoys ramp-up in orders from TSMC, says report

Jul 4, 15:28

Cleanroom constructor United Information Systems (UIS) has enjoyed a pull-in of cleanroom equipment orders from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), according to a recent...

TSMC 2H13 outlook promising

Jul 3, 11:34

Sales prospects of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for the second half of 2013 still look promising as the foundry house's production capacity for its 28nm as well...

TSMC R&D VP recognized for contributions to lithographic manufacturing

Jun 26, 15:02

Burn J Lin, VP of R&D at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), has been recognized for his invention of liquid immersion lithography. The breakthrough allows the...

Former TSMC CEO joins HTC board of directors

Jun 24, 20:59

Rick Tsai, which served as CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) during 2005-09, has been elected as an HTC board of director.

TSMC reaches deal with Apple to supply 20nm, 16nm and 10nm chips, sources claim

Jun 24, 13:07

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and its IC design service partner Global UniChip have secured a three-year agreement with Apple to supply foundry services for the...

Digitimes Research: TSMC expanding in China

Jun 20, 15:04

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has significantly expanded its presence in China's IC industry, as the foundry's technology advantages and manufacturing capabilities...

TSMC to post record earnings and sales for 2013, says Chang

Jun 13, 11:27

Judging from the current order visibility, Morris Chang, chairman and CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), expects the foundry's performance in the second half...

TSMC chair expresses optimism about company performance in 2H13

Digitimes Research: Mixed capex plans for major semiconductor firms in 2013

Jun 11, 11:01

Intel, Samsung Electronics, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Texas Instruments (TI), Toshiba, Renesas Electronics, SK Hynix, and STMicroelectronics were among the...

TSMC, UMC post revenue growth in May 2013

Jun 10, 15:09

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) have reported NT$51.79 billion (US$1.74 billion) and NT$10.86 billion in May sales, respectively,...

Fab equipment spending to soar in 2H13, says SEMI

Jun 6, 12:46

Fab equipment spending for the second half of 2013 is expected to be much stronger with a 32% growth rate or US$18.5 billion compared to the first half of the year, according to SEMI...

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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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