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Apple-TSMC partnership started from home dinner hosted by Morris Chang, says Jeff Williams

IC MANUFACTURING | Oct 24, 16:11

Though a business partner of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for less than 10 years, Apple has become the largest customer of the world's...

Sony to expand CIS presence in car electronics market

IC DESIGN, DISTRIBUTION | Oct 24, 15:24

Sony has been strengthening its high-end CMOS image sensor (CIS) development and is looking to expand its presence in the car-use electronics market. The...

PTI expects another quarter of record revenues in 4Q17

MEMORY CHIPS | Oct 24, 13:51

Robust demand for flash memory chips will buoy further sales performance at Powertech Technology (PTI) in the fourth quarter of 2017, said the memory backend...

SDI resumes production at China leadframe plant

PASSIVE, PCB, OTHER IC COMPONENTS | Oct 24, 15:15

Taiwan-based Shuen Der Industry (SDI), a supplier of semiconductor leadframes, has resumed production at a China factory which was ordered to suspend and...

TSMC chairman Morris Chang

TSMC chairman Morris Chang (far right) and guests mark the foundry's 30th anniversary

Global semiconductor sector to see 4.5-5.5% CAGR in next decade, says Morris Chang

IC MANUFACTURING | Oct 24, 15:11

The global semiconductor sector will grow 2-3pp more than the global GDP expansion and see a 4.5-5.5% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in the next 10 years, with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to perform even better than the sector's average to reach 5-10% growth, according to...

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China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020
Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
  • The 10nm competition

    TSMC and Samsung have been competing for clients for the 10nm node.

  • Morris Chang's legacy

    TSMC chairman has announced he will retire from TSMC in June 2018 after playing a leading role in Taiwan's semiconductor industry for three decades.

  • The SMIC ambition

    The China-based foundry has recently appointed Mong-song Liang as its co-CEO. Liang previously was a key player in advanced process R&D at TSMC and...

  • TSMC 3nm fab

    TSMC will build its 3nm fab in southern Taiwan.

  • China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.