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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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TSMC sales to slip over 10% in December

Dec 21, 10:41

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is likely to report an over 10% sequential decrease in consolidated revenues for December 2012, as orders for smartphone and tablet...

China-based GCL-Poly Energy reportedly to take over stake in Motech from TSMC

Dec 17, 21:48

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, the largest China-based maker of polysilicon and solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers, reportedly plans to take over a 20% stake in Taiwan-based crystalline...

IC backend services firms to ride high as TSMC ramps capex for 2013, say sources

Dec 17, 21:37

Taiwan-based IC backend services companies will benefit from an increase in capital expenditure (capex) by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in 2013, according to...

TSMC to allocate US$9 billion in capex, expects 15-20% revenue growth in 2013, says chairman

Dec 17, 11:24

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will set aside a capital expenditure budget of US$9 billion for 2013, an annual record with growth of 8.4% from 2012, and it expects...

ASML CEO to attend annual TSMC supply chain forum

Dec 12, 11:58

Foundry chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will hold its annual supply chain management forum for 2012 on December 14. Participants will include Eric Meurice,...

ASML CEO Eric Meurice to attend TSMC annual supply-chain forum

TSMC November revenues down sequentially

Dec 11, 13:58

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on December 10 reported consolidated revenues of NT$44.253 billion (US$1.52 billion) for November, decreasing 11.38% on month but...

Mirle in talks to ink supply contracts with China-based panel makers

Dec 4, 14:26

Mirle Automation reportedly is accelerating its talks with two major China-based panel makers in order to ink TFT LCD equipment supply contracts for 2013. The equipment maker is also...

TSMC disposes of more SMIC shares

Dec 3, 21:49

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced on December 3 that it had disposed of approximately 234 million shares of Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC)...

Topco, Wah Lee look to strong sales in 4Q12

Nov 29, 14:00

Semiconductor materials distributors Topco Scientific and Wah Lee Industrial will see their sales remain relatively strong in the fourth quarter of 2012, as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

Apple CPU orders raise concerns over TSMC production capacity

Nov 28, 11:47

The semiconductor industry is now more concerned about how Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacture Company (TSMC) is going to distribute its production capacity, and what proportion of revenues...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan foundry capacity utilization to fall in 4Q12

Nov 27, 12:04

Utilization rates at Taiwan's top-3 IC foundries will average 84.8% in the fourth quarter of 2012, down from 94.8% in the prior quarter, according to Digitimes Research's latest findings...

TSMC starts phase 6 construction of Fab 14

Nov 26, 10:31

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on November 23 held a groundbreaking ceremony for the sixth-phase construction of its Fab 14, a 12-inch wafer plant located in the...

Green buildings: Q&A with Arthur Chuang, director of TSMC's New Fab Planning and Engineering Division

Nov 22, 12:06

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certifications for its green buidlings. Digitimes recently sat...

Arthur Chuang, director of TSMC's New Fab and Engineering Division

Apple suppliers to enjoy particularly strong 1Q13

Nov 19, 11:31

Apple's suppliers, including contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) which have entered the vendor's...

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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.

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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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