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Chipset players queuing up for TSMC production capacity

May 14, 22:16

International and domestic chipset vendors have begun to queue up at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in order to secure production capacity for 40nm, 28nm and more...

TSMC to budget US$1.5 billion for R&D expenditure

May 10, 10:58

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has unveiled plans to invest a record US$1.5 billion on research and development in 2013. The spending remains focused on maintaining...

Jason Chen, senior VP of TSMC worldwide sales and marketing

TSMC reiterates plans for 18-inch wafer manufacturing

May 10, 10:18

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reiterated plans to build its first 450mm (18-inch) pilot production lines, which will offer FinFET transistor technology at...

TSMC talks about plans for 18-inch wafer manufacturing

TSMC reportedly to grab 100% of AP orders for 2014 model iPhone

May 2, 21:43

Apple is expected to contract TSMC to manufacture all the application processors (APs) used in the 2014 model of its iPhone slated to launch in the second half of the year, industry...

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TSMC MEMS foundry biz expanding, says Yole

Apr 26, 10:29

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) MEMS foundry business enjoyed an approximately 80% rise in 2012, achieving around US$42 million in sales. The significant growth...

Powerchip to sell 12-inch fab tools for NT$6 billion, says report

Newswatch - Apr 25, 16:16

Powerchip Technology's planned sale of individual production equipment installed at its P3 12-inch wafer fab has come to a conclusion, with 10 companies looking to make their purchases...

Only 4 IC foundries to compete in advanced process market, says Globalfoundries

Apr 25, 14:59

There will be just a few major semiconductor companies engaged in the foundry industry, and only four players able to compete in the advanced 1Xnm process market segment, according...

Subramani Kengeri, VP of Design Solutions at Globalfoundries

TSMC rising 2013 capex to benefit equipment and material suppliers

Apr 22, 13:31

The decision by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to raise its 2013 capex to US$9.5-10 billion, from US$9 billion set previously, will benefit Taiwan-based suppliers...

ASMedia to move 85nm chips to mass production in 2H13

Apr 19, 15:44

USB controller design firm ASMedia Technology expects to start mass producing chips using 85nm process technology, according to company president Chewei Lin.

Startup offers USB 3.0 PHY IP on TSMC 40nm

Apr 19, 11:47

M31 Technology, a Taiwan-based silicon IP startup, has announced that its USB 3.0 PHY (physical layer interface) technology is silicon proven on TSMC's 40nm HKMG technology node....

M31 Technology chairman and CEO HP Lin

ASE, SPIL 2Q13 sales outlook optimistic

Apr 18, 22:10

Market watchers are more optimistic about the IC packaging and testing business in the second quarter of 2013, judging from a rosy outlook provided by TSMC for the quarter. Sales...

TSMC 16nm FinFET to enter mass production within one year after 20nm ramp-up, says Chang

Apr 18, 15:53

TSMC's 16nm FinFET process will enter mass production in less than one year after ramping up production of 20nm chips, company chairman and CEO Morris Chang said at an investors meeting...

Cleanroom constructor UIS lands over NT$1 billion in orders from TSMC, says report

Apr 18, 14:37

Taiwan-based cleanroom constructor United Information Systems (UIS) has secured orders worth about NT$1.18 billion (US$39.3 million) from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company...

TSMC, Altera team on 55nm embedded flash process

Apr 16, 12:08

Programmable logic supplier Altera is working with foundry partner Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on a 55nm embedded flash (EmbFlash) process technology tailored...

TSMC 1Q13 sales beat guidance

Apr 10, 15:19

Consolidated revenues at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) topped NT$132 billion (US$4.3 billion) in the first quarter of 2013, beating its own guidance range of NT$127-129...

TSMC tapes out first 16nm FinFET test chips

Apr 2, 15:13

ARM and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) have jointly announced the first tape-out of a Cortex-A57 processor on FinFET process technology.

Commentary: TSMC holds key to future of Taiwan solar industry

Apr 2, 14:52

Morris Chang, chairman and CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), noted in August 2012 that the firm had changed its position in relation to investments in solar...

Morris Chang, chairman and CEO of TSMC

TSMC to install 20nm fab equipment ahead of schedule, says report

Apr 2, 11:48

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) plans to begin installing production equipment at its 20nm-capable facilities on April 20, about two months ahead of schedule, according...

Globalfoundries quietly becoming a threat to competitors

Apr 1, 21:34

While market outlets pay close attention to Samsung Electronics' rise and Intel's entry - both a threat to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Globalfoundries has quietly...

TSMC sets price for US$1.5 billion bond issue

Mar 28, 14:46

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced on March 28 that the company has priced an offering of senior unsecured notes, which is expected to close on April 3, 20...

TSMC to raise additional NT$100 billion in 2Q13

Mar 27, 15:09

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has been engaged in fundraising activities aimed at enhancing its ability to finance technology upgrades and capacity expansions,...

TSMC 2013 capex to reach a record US$9 billion

TSMC ready for challenge from Samsung, says Morris Chang

Mar 26, 12:32

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is already ready to take on a growing challenge from Samsung Electronics in the IC foundry space, company chairman and CEO Morris...

Morris Chang says his company ready for challenge from Samsung

Imagination, TSMC extend collaboration to FinFET and 3D ICs

Mar 26, 10:27

Imagination Technologies and contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) have announced the next phase of their technology collaboration.

TSMC facing increased competition at 28nm

Mar 21, 11:50

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is facing increased competition in the 28nm market, as rival companies have entered mass production of 28nm chips and are able to...

TSMC facing increased competition in the 28nm market

TSMC SSL to introduce LED chips with 130lm/W brightness in 2H12

Mar 20, 22:14

TSMC Solid State Lighting (SSL) plans to introduce LED chip products that do not require packaging, with brightness reaching 130lm/W in the second half of 2013. The new product is...

Jacob Tam, president of TSMC SSL

Global Unichip unveils new 28nm data converter IP family

Mar 19, 15:02

Global Unichip has announced a new family of silicon proven digital-to-analog converter (DAC) and analog-to-digital converters (ADC) IP targeting TSMC's 28nm high performance mobile...

TSMC to issue corporate bonds overseas, says report

Newswatch - Mar 18, 14:34

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) plans to issue US$1.5 billion worth of unsecured corporate bonds overseas, according to a recent Economic Daily News report...

UMC to buy back shares

Stockwatch - Mar 14, 12:32

United Microelectronics (UMC) has unveiled plans to buy back up to NT$15.5 billion (US$447 million) of its shares and distribute them to employees. The share buyback will be the first...

TSMC to tape out Apple A7 processor in March, say sources

Mar 13, 21:36

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to tape out Apple's A7 processor on a 20nm process in March and then move the chip into risk production in May-June,...

Scientech shares soar on first-day TSE trading

Mar 12, 16:20

Scientech, a Taiwan-based distributor of semiconductor equipment, started trading on the main board of the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) today (March 12). Its share price opened at...

Intel may obtain 10% of Apple A7 processor orders, say institutional investors

Mar 12, 16:00

Foundry service providers Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Samsung Electronics are reportedly competing for Apple's A7 processor orders. Rumors regarding the...

TSMC, UMC February revenues down on month, up on year

Mar 11, 10:23

Taiwan-based foundry service providers Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics corporation (UMC) saw consolidated revenues of NT$41.182 billion...

TSMC short-term growth momentum affected by low order visibility for 2Q13

Mar 6, 11:21

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to see its short-term growth momentum affected by a low order visibility from international smartphone and tablet chipset...

Altera, Xilinx to switch from TSMC CoWoS process to PoP packaging for next-generation chips, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 4, 12:18

Altera and Xilinx both have decided to adopt PoP (package on package) packaging technology for its next-generation chips, instead of using chip-on-wafer-on-substrate (CoWoS) process...

With Intel grabbing Altera orders, can we now begin speculating about future Apple hookup?

Feb 27, 17:38

Since Intel has opened up its fabs to other fabless IC firms, the Silicon Valley giant will pose a threat to TSMC at some point when it comes to high-volume orders, including future...

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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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