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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...

Equipment maker GPTC posts significant revenue and profit growth in January

Feb 26, 14:51

Buoyed by its recent acquisition of a chemical material supplier, as well as brisk demand from IC foundries, Grand Plastic Technology (GPTC) has reported significant on-year growth...

Motech denies reported personnel reshuffle

Feb 26, 14:48

Recently, market rumors have stated that Taiwan-based solar firm Motech may experience changes at the executive level because the firm's biggest shareholder, Taiwan Semiconductor...

Mobile IC vendors asking to renegotiate backend quotes for 28nm products

Feb 26, 13:46

The available capacity for 28nm mobile chips at IC foundries, mainly Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), has become sufficient to meet demand since early 2013. Suppliers...

New Qualcomm mobile chip to use TSMC 28HPM process

Feb 26, 10:05

Qualcomm and TSMC have jointly announced that Qualcomm's wholly-owned subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, will be the first company to produce working silicon on TSMC's 28nm HPM (high...

TSMC supply of 28nm chips remains tight

Feb 22, 11:24

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) continues to achieve full utilization of 28nm capacity, thanks to strong orders for mobile devices, according to industry sources.

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Five IC suppliers to hold one-third of 300mm wafer capacity in 2013, says IC Insights

Feb 20, 20:28

Semiconductor industry capital spending is becoming more concentrated, with a greater percentage of spending coming from a shrinking number of companies. IC industry capacity is also...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan top foundries 1Q13 sales to drop slightly

Feb 19, 16:34

Taiwan's top-3 IC foundries will see their combined revenues register an about 0.8% sequential drop in the first quarter of 2013, compared to the larger 5.1% on-quarter decrease posted...

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TSMC posts sales growth for January 2013

Feb 8, 15:10

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported NT$47.44 billion (US$1.6 billion) in consolidated revenues for January 2013, up 27.7 on month and 37.1% from a year...

Semiconductor R&D spending rises 7% in 2012, says IC Insights

Feb 7, 11:19

Spending on R&D by chip companies grew 7% in 2012 to a record-high US$53 billion even though the semiconductor market declined 1% to US$317.6 billion, according to IC Insights.

TSMC Solar introduces monolithic CIGS solar module with 15.1% efficiency

Jan 31, 21:31

TSMC Solar, the solar subsidiary of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), has announced that by using in-house equipment, the firm's monolithic CIGS solar modules have...

Ying-Chen Chao , president of TSMC Solar

China IC market to boom through 2017, says IC Insights

Jan 31, 15:31

The IC market in China is forecast to have a 2012-2017 compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13%, 5pp higher than the 8% CAGR forecast for the total IC market during the same period,...

TSMC demands suppliers deliver equipment in advance for 28nm node

Jan 24, 15:26

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) reportedly has demanded its equipment suppliers deliver in advance the front-end equipment needed for its 28nm process due to brisk...

Si-based GaN difficult to replace sapphire, says TSMC SSL president

Jan 21, 22:28

Toshiba and US-based Bridgelux will reportedly start volume production of 8-inch Si-substrate GaN wafers for use to make LED chips in the first quarter of 2013, according to Taiwan-based...

TSMC SSL president Jacob Tam

Supply chain inventory to fall at slower pace, says TSMC

Jan 17, 21:38

Days-of-inventory (DOI) in the supply chain is now forecast to be four days above the seasonal average in the first quarter of 2013, falling only slightly from the prior quarter,...

TSMC sees supply chain inventory decline at slower pace

UMC eyeing 28nm chip orders from Qualcomm

Jan 16, 12:21

United Semiconductor (UMC) has delivered samples of Qualcomm's new 28nm chips for verification, and is competing with Globalfoundries to be the second 28nm foundry partner for Qualcomm...

TSMC with 20nm SoC most likely to secure chip orders from Apple, says Digitimes Research analyst

Jan 16, 11:42

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to start making an integrated AP/GPU solution for Apple, using 20nm SoC process technology, according to Digitimes Research...

Samsung moves up in foundry ranking

Jan 16, 10:37

IC Insights has released its 2012 top IC foundries (pure-play and IDM) ranking. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) remained the leader while Samsung Electronics surpassed...

TSMC 1Q13 sales to drop 7-11%

Jan 11, 15:48

A seasonal slowdown in orders for smartphones and tablets will drag down sales at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in the first quarter of 2013. The foundry is expected...

TSMC December sales down 16%

Jan 10, 15:58

December sales at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) declined by 16% sequentially, the lowest level in nine months.

TSMC market cap hits record high

Jan 3, 21:58

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has seen its stock rise recently pushing its market capitalization up to NT$2.6 trillion (US$89.6 billion), a record high.

TSMC shares rally on Apple chip order speculation

Jan 3, 13:59

Shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) have rallied on reports indicating the IC foundry will likely grab orders for Apple's A-series processors earlier than...

Digitimes Research: Greater China foundry capacity utilization rate to continue slide in 1H13

Dec 26, 11:52

Utilization rates at leading IC foundries in Greater China will remain under downward pressure during the first half of 2013, as the top-3 players' continued efforts to expand their...

IC-equipment supplier Scientech plans listing on TSE

Newswatch - Dec 25, 12:11

Scientech, a Taiwan-based distributor of semiconductor equipment, has revealed plans to list its shares on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) after Lunar New Year in February 2013....

STATS ChipPAC Taiwan 1Q13 sales to buck seasonal trends

Dec 22, 14:34

Testing house STATS ChipPAC Taiwan Semiconductor, a subsidiary of Singapore-based STATS ChipPAC, is expected to enjoy a particularly strong first quarter of 2013 buoyed by strong...

TSMC could build new fabs anywhere, says chairman

Dec 21, 15:20

In response to rumors that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) could follow Globalfoundries in building a wafer fab in New York, TSMC chairman and CEO Morris Chang has...

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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.

  • 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.

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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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