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  • Last update: Tuesday 21 July 2015 [1226 news items]

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...

Digitimes Research: Samsung logic IC capex stays high in 2013

Jun 3, 12:49

Samsung Electronics is expected to spend US$6 billion on its logic IC business in 2013, down from a record US$7 billion in 2012, according to Digitimes Research.

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Digitimes Research: Taiwan top foundries combined revenues to rise 15% in 2Q13

May 31, 15:53

Taiwan's top-three IC foundries will see their combined revenues register sequential growth of 15.3% in the second quarter of 2013, compared to the 0.7% on-quarter increase posted...

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Xilinx, TSMC team up for 16nm FinFET FPGAs

May 29, 15:44

Xilinx and TSMC have jointly announced that they are teaming up to create FPGAs built using 16nm FinFET process technology.

LGE accelerates in-house mobile AP development

May 28, 11:04

LG Electronics is set to develop its own mobile application processors, accelerating the in-house development of ARM-based chips for mobile devices.

Hermes to see revenues grow higher than 10% sequentially in 2Q13

May 22, 22:01

Hermes Microvision (HMI), which provides electron beam inspection tools and solutions for the production of semiconductors, is expected to see its revenues grow over 10% sequentially...

TSMC presence in advance process market remains strong

May 20, 22:50

A report has claimed that Samsung Electronics' combined production of chips using advanced 32/28nm process technologies accounted for roughly 50% of the global production of the same...

Digitimes Research: Rising mobile device demand drives TSMC, UMC wafer shipment growth in 2Q13

May 15, 14:07

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) both saw their wafer shipments increase sequentially in April 2013, thanks to rising demand for...

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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...

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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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