Wednesday 17 April 2024
TSMC No.1 and Nvidia posts triple-digit growth in TechInsights 2023 top-25 chip suppliers rankings
Semiconductor research platform TechInsights released the final 2023 ranking of the top 25 semiconductor suppliers based on sales revenues, which showed that no new suppliers broke...
Thursday 7 March 2024
AI server demand to drive 2024 foundry market growth, says DIGITIMES Research
As a result of a prolonged inventory adjustment in the electronics sector and slower economic development in 2023 compared to 2022, DIGITIMES Research forecasts that the global wafer...
Thursday 7 March 2024
Foundry execs unsure about India's IC manufacturing ambitions
Foundry executives, including TSMC CEO C.C. Wei, and Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (PSMC) chairman Frank Huang, are wary of India's ambitions in IC manufacture.
Wednesday 6 March 2024
Wafer foundry capacity expansion could pose risks
The worldwide IC design industry is stable, however, there is a notable increase in wafer foundry manufacturing capacity, which may provide potential risks, according to foundry sources.
Monday 4 March 2024
Nvidia, TSMC's 2nd biggest client in 2023, only behind Apple
Nvidia became TSMC's second-largest customer in 2023, trailing only Apple.
Thursday 29 February 2024
Taiwan's transformation into global semiconductor leadership and future challenges
In university, I studied electrical engineering, and at that time, semiconductors were an emerging field. The electronics courses we took still taught vacuum tubes. It wasn't until...
Friday 23 February 2024
Intel is grabbing Samsung's cheese with system-level foundry
Samsung beware: As Intel Foundry (IF) is now collaborating with TSMC to accomplish an advanced packaging mission to meet customer's needs, it is aiming for something bigger.
Thursday 22 February 2024
Want to beat TSMC? Colley Hwang: competitors must get three wins
At a forum held during the Taipei International Book Exhibition 2024, DIGITIMES President Colley Hwang, a senior semiconductor industry expert, imparted a million-dollar information...
Tuesday 20 February 2024
Gelsinger's plans to turn Intel around with IDM2.0 and IFS
After leaving Intel for 12 years, former Chief Technology Officer Pat Gelsinger returned in mid-February 2021 to take over as Intel's eighth CEO. However, compared to his tenure from...
Thursday 15 February 2024
Why TSMC may have different strategies in Japan and Arizona? Q&A with former TSMC General Counsel Richard Thurston
Asia Pacific (Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China, and Singapore) accounts for 84% of global chip exports and is home to 10 of the 16 semiconductor exporters and the top six suppliers, which...
Thursday 15 February 2024
OpenAI's trillion-dollar chip plan can end well if right move is made
Nvidia's many customers, including Open AI CEO Sam Altman, are trying to find ways to cut dependency on its AI chips. While specialists have pointed out that Altman's lack of understanding...
Friday 2 February 2024
Why TSMC's Japan experience is good for its German fab: Q&A with DIGITIMES advisor Albert Lin
Having to overcome ramps and bumps on its internationalization journey, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), the world's leading pure-play foundry, is learning to act...
Monday 15 January 2024
Weekly news roundup: Taiwan Defense Ministry mismatched missile warning causes alarm
These are the most-read DIGITIMES Asia stories in the week of January 8-12:
Friday 12 January 2024
Chinese pure-play foundry market to increase 9% in 2024
China's pure-play IC foundry industry is expected to resume growth in 2024, with utilization rates of 90% for 8-inch foundries and 78% for 12-inch foundries, according to ICWise,...
Monday 8 January 2024
UMC posts 20% revenue fall in 2023
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced revenue of NT$222.53 billion (US$7.18 billion) for 2023, a 20.15% decrease from the previous year but still the second...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Taiwan IPC makers pushing integrated services to boost profits and to see revenues grow in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research