Thursday 13 October 2022
TSMC cuts capex outlook after record 3Q22 profit
TSMC has revised downward its capex target this year after posting record net profits for the third quarter.
Tuesday 11 October 2022
TSMC capacity utilization for 7nm, mature nodes to fall in next 6 months
TSMC is expected to see its fab capacity utilization trending downward in the next six months, except for 5nm and 28nm process nodes, as order cuts by fabless clients are beginning...
Friday 30 September 2022
TSMC maintains plan for price increases in 2023
TSMC has yet to revise its pricing strategy for 2023 when the pure-play foundry reportedly is looking to raise its quotes by about 6%, according to industry sources.
Friday 23 September 2022
TSMC advanced chips score high energy efficiency
Semiconductor energy efficiency has improved 1X every two years over the past 15 years, with advanced chips showing particularly strong performance, according to TSMC chairman Mark...
Wednesday 31 August 2022
TSMC still holds dominant share of 5nm foundry process market, says CEO
TSMC's 5nm process has entered the third year of mass production, and the foundry continues to hold a dominant share of the 5nm process segment, said company CEO CC Wei at a tech...
Tuesday 30 August 2022
AMD launches 5nm desktop processors
AMD has launched what the company claims is the world's first 5nm desktop PC processors combined with its new AMD Socket AM5 platform.
Thursday 25 August 2022
AMD to ramp up 5nm wafer starts at TSMC in 2H22
AMD is poised to become the second largest customer of TSMC's 5nm process platform in the second half of 2022, as the CPU vendor will be ramping up 5nm wafer starts at the foundry,...
Tuesday 23 August 2022
GF to raise prices for some foundry processes in 2023
GlobalFoundries (GF) plans to raise prices for some of its manufacturing processes by up to 8% in 2023, according to sources at IC design houses.
Thursday 11 August 2022
TSMC posts record July revenue
TSMC saw its July revenue hit a record high of NT$186.76 billion (US$6.23 billion), with revenue for the first seven months of 2022 rising 41% from a year ago to NT$1.21 trillion.
Wednesday 10 August 2022
Qualcomm sub-7nm chip orders boost TSMC sales
Sub-7nm chip orders from Qualcomm, in addition to Apple's, will drive TSMC's revenue growth in the second half of 2022 despite inventory corrections taking place at some major customers,...
Friday 29 July 2022
TSMC Arizona fab nears completion
TSMC held recently a topping-out ceremony for a new 5nm fab in the US state of Arizona, according to the pure-play foundry.
Monday 18 July 2022
China revving up homegrown GPU development
GPU chips, with their powerful parallel computing capability and excellent programmability, are becoming an area of intense competition among semiconductor players, and many fabless...
Thursday 14 July 2022
TSMC expects even stronger growth for 2022
TSMC expects its third-quarter revenue in US dollar terms to grow about 11.2% at the midpoint. Revenue for all of 2022 in US dollar terms is forecast to register a 34-36% increase,...
Monday 4 July 2022
TSMC, GlobalWafers play vital role in driving US semiconductor supply
Taiwan's top foundry TSMC and leading silicon wafer vendor GlobalWafers are playing crucial roles in helping the US rebooting its semiconductor supply, with the former constructing...
Friday 1 July 2022
TSMC sees clients scale back orders
TSMC has seen its major clients adjust downward their chip orders for the rest of 2022, which may prompt the pure-play foundry to cut its revenue outlook for 2022, according to industry...