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Front-end fab equipment spending to grow 17% in 2013, says SEMI

Sep 6, 11:38

Total fab spending for equipment needed to ramp fabs, upgrade technology nodes, and expand or change wafer size could increase 16.7% in 2013 to reach a new record high of US$42.7...

TSMC reportedly cuts stake in SMIC

Newswatch - Sep 6, 11:35

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has sold off almost 191 million shares of Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) at HK$0.291 (US$0.04) each, cutting its...

Sufficient wafer supply to enable MediaTek to fulfill orders for September

Sep 5, 15:16

MediaTek is able to feel relief now that wafer shipments from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) have become sufficient, which will enable the handset solution vendor...

TSMC looks to build pilot 18-inch wafer line in 2016-2017

Sep 5, 12:17

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is on track in the development of 18-inch (450mm) wafers with the possibility to build a pilot line in 2016-2017 followed by mass...

TSMC executive says company to make 10nm chips on 18-inch wafers with mass production slated for 20

TSMC to see revenues decline in August-September

Aug 31, 11:48

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to see its monthly revenues for August and September drop to NT$43.5-44.5 billion (US$1.45-1.48 billion) from NT$48.53...

TSMC has no good reason to accept investment from particular clients, says Digitimes Research

Aug 30, 15:23

A recent Bloomberg report cited unnamed sources as saying that Apple and Qualcomm had been rebuffed in separate attempts to invest cash in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

Backend firms expect orders for 28nm chips to pick up

Aug 29, 16:10

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is producing 28nm process ICs for Qualcomm and the first batch of shipments will be delivered to packaging and testing houses in...

Mass production of 18-inch wafers may extend to 2018

Aug 28, 01:10

Despite having investment from Intel, TSMC and Samsung Electronics, the 18-inch wafer generation anticipated by ASML may be delayed from 2016 to 2018. In addition, non-ASML equipment...

Samsung follows Intel, TSMC to invest in ASML

Aug 27, 16:39

ASML announced August 27 that Samsung Electronics has committed to contribute EUR276 million (US$346 million) to its R&D of next generation lithography technologies over five...

OmniVision reportedly mulls buying stake in China foundry

Aug 27, 11:14

CMOS image sensor vendor OmniVision Technologies is looking to buy a stake in Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing, a 12-inch wafer fab in China, according to industry sources.

MediaTek expects flat August revenues due to wafer shortages

Aug 22, 14:59

MediaTek has seen higher than expected orders for smartphone chips from China-based branded and white-box vendors, but expects its consolidated revenues for August to stay flat at...

JMicron uses TSMC 55nm process to make SATA 6G/s SSD controller ICs

Aug 22, 01:00

JMicron Technology will adopt Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) 55nm process for the production of its JMF667 controller ICs for SATA 6G/s SSDs, becoming the first...

Apple the driving force behind Samsung foundry business, says IC Insights

Aug 21, 15:37

IC Insights has published its ranking of the forecast 2012 top 12 IC foundries (pure-play and IDM). TSMC, by far, is expected to remain the leading foundry. TSMC's 2012 sales are...

TSMC 28nm process yields break 80%, says report

Newswatch - Aug 21, 13:44

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) 28nm processes have topped a yield rate of 80%, the Chinese-language Commercial Times cited unnamed equipment suppliers...

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TSMC unveils 100MHz access speed embedded flash IP

Aug 17, 14:11

TSMC has unveiled what it claims is the foundry segment's first 100MHz flash memory single-cycle access speed 90nm embedded flash IP targeting a wide range of automotive, communications...

VIS seeing orders from TSMC fall, says report

Newswatch - Aug 16, 15:46

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), which has been working closely with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on processes development and outsourcing schemes,...

TSMC to allocate US$2.4 billion to grow advanced technology capacity

Aug 15, 10:18

The board of directors of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on August 14 approved capital appropriations totaling about US$2.41 billion for expanding and upgrading...

TSMC July sales up 12%

Aug 10, 14:38

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$48.53 billion (US$1.62 billion) for July 2012, up 11.7% on month and 37% on year.

Motech not to be affected by TSMC releasing shares, says chairman

Aug 10, 11:41

Simon Tsuo, chairman of solar cell Motech, has said that it is understandable that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is considering releasing its holdings in Motech...

Simon Tsuo, chairman of Motech

TSMC 40nm supply tightens on growing demand from MediaTek

Aug 10, 01:20

Demand for MediaTek's smartphone chips, which are mainly supplied to China-based clients, has been growing causing Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) 40nm foundry...

MediaTek

TSMC to change Motech investments from strategic to financial, says company chairman

Aug 8, 01:15

Morris Chang, chairman and CEO of TSMC, noted that the firm will focus on developing thin-film solar products. TSMC is one of the shareholders of solar cell maker Motech. Chang added...

Morris Chang, chairman and CEO of TSMC

Foundries shine in IC ranking, says IC Insights

Aug 6, 16:05

Market research firm IC Insights has updated its list of the world's top 20 semiconductor suppliers by revenue in the first half of 2012. Three pure-play foundries - included in the...

TSMC joins Intel to play part of ASML co-investment program

Aug 6, 10:29

TSMC on August 5 announced that the firm has joined ASML's customer co-investment program, aimed at accelerating the development and industrialization of key next-generation semiconductor...

ARM, TSMC team up to deliver ARM cores on FinFET transistors

Jul 24, 14:06

TSMC and ARM have announced a multi-year agreement extending their collaboration beyond 20nm technology to deliver ARM processors on FinFET transistors, enabling the fabless industry...

TSMC says still considering ASML proposal

Jul 20, 01:10

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is still evaluating the proposal from ASML for joint development of new technologies, and no decision has been made yet, according...

TSMC expects to report another record sales for the third quarter of 2012, but sees dips ahead

TSMC expects 6-8% sales rise in 3Q12, but dips ahead

Jul 19, 16:08

TSMC has announced brisk results for the second quarter of 2012, which met the high end of its guidance. The foundry chipmaker expects to post another sequential growth, but at a...

Globalfoundries to fab 28nm chips for Qualcomm, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 13, 11:05

Qualcomm has contracted Globalfoundries' Dresden fab to manufacture 28nm chips, the Chinese-language Commercial Times cited unnamed equipment makers as saying in a recent...

TSMC touting next-generation 20nm process in the US

Jul 12, 15:38

TSMC's sales representatives and its design service team, as well as a group of technical support staff from its IC design subsidiary Global Unichip, have been stationed in the US...

Morris Chang said that TSMC's 20nm would ramp faster and smoother

Marketech to post revenues of almost NT$11 billion for 2012

Jul 12, 12:14

Automation equipment specialist Marketech International has posted revenues of NT$5.72 billion (US$190.76 million) for the first six months of 2012, down 30.1% on year. Despite the...

TSMC to see decreased utilization in 3Q12, say IC designers

Jul 11, 15:03

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to see the utilization rate of its foundry capacity drop in the third quarter, as some IC design houses may cut back...

TSMC evaluating ASML investment proposal

Jul 11, 14:19

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has confirmed that it has received an investment proposal from ASML Holding for joint development of advanced chipmaking technology,...

TSMC posts growth in 2Q12 sales

Jul 10, 14:24

Consolidated revenues at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) amounted to NT$128.06 billion (US$4.3 billion) in the second quarter of 2012, showing growth of 21.4% sequentially...

Nvidia, AMD unlikely to switch from TSMC to Samsung for 28nm foundry

Jul 9, 11:01

While Qualcomm has reportedly switched foundry orders for its 28nm-based Snapdragon S4 processors from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to Samsung Electronics because...

TSMC has no plans to purchase Renesas 12-inch fab, says chairman

Jul 5, 01:45

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has no plans to take up Renesas Electronics' 12-inch fab in Tsuruoka, Yamagata prefecture, but will continue to maintain a close...

UMC reportedly to start building 28nm chips for Qualcomm in 4Q12, says report

Newswatch - Jul 2, 10:56

United Microelectronics (UMC) reportedly has secured orders for 28nm Snapdragon S4 chips from Qualcomm with volume production slated for the fourth quarter of 2012, according to a...

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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.

  • TSMC%3A+Steady+semiconductor+industry+growth+to+persist+for+at+least+a+decade

    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.

  • TSMC+showcases+world%27s+first+0%2E13%2Dmicron+wafer+

    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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