2677 news items tagged TSMC
Highlights of the day: TSMC confident about US fab projectTuesday 13 April 2021
TSMC chairman Mark Liu took part in a White House-hosted online meeting of the world's semiconductor powerhouses on Tuesday. After the meeting, Liu reiterated the Taiwan-based
TSMC reiterates commitment to US fab projectTuesday 13 April 2021
TSMC chairman Mark Liu, who participated in a virtual summit hosted by the Biden administration to discuss global chip shortages and the US plan to rebuild its semiconductor manufacturing...
Taiwan pure-play foundries to see revenue hit another record highs in 2Q21Tuesday 13 April 2021
TSMC, United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) are all expected to see their revenues hit another record highs in the second quarter of 2021, as...
Major Taiwan IC design houses to hike prices in 2Q21Tuesday 13 April 2021
MediaTek and Elan Microelectronics both plan to raise their chip prices by 10-20% to reflect rising foundry costs starting May 1, while fellow IC design company Realtek Semiconductor...
Highlights of the day: TSMC may spend even more this yearMonday 12 April 2021
TSMC is scheduled to hold its investors' conference later this week. Market observers speculate that the foundry house may disclose plans to revise upward its capex budget for 2021,...
TSMC likely to raise 2021 capex targetMonday 12 April 2021
TSMC is likely to provide a revision to its capex target for 2021 at its upcoming earnings conference call scheduled for April 15, according to market observers.
TSMC bold capex plan driving capacity expansions at ecosystem partnersMonday 12 April 2021
TSMC's bold US$100 billion capex plan for the next three years has greatly boosted the confidence of its ecosystem partners about bright prospects for the semiconductor industry,...
Server industry sees component supply growing tighter in 2Q21Friday 9 April 2021
Server components including ICs, passive components, cables and chassis have seen supply growing tighter in the second quarter, according to sources from the server supply chain.
Backend houses see order visibility for CIS, sensor chips through 4Q21Friday 9 April 2021
Backend houses continue to enjoy strong demand for processing IP camera chips and CMOS image sensor (CIS) chips, with their order visibility clear through the fourth quarter of 2021,...
TSMC posts record revenue for March , 1Q21Friday 9 April 2021
TSMC's consolidated revenue for March and first-quarter 2021 both set record highs.
Strong Chromebook shipments to buoy chip suppliers in 2Q21Friday 9 April 2021
Taiwan-based IC design houses including MediaTek, Elan Microelectronics and Integrated Technology Express (ITE) continue to enjoy a strong pull-in of orders for Chromebooks, which...
Taiwan fab toolmakers see order visibility extended to 2023Thursday 8 April 2021
Taiwan-based fab toolmakers are set to join their international bigger peers to gain from higher capital spending among major foundries from 2021 through 2023, judging from their...
Highlights of the day: TSMC sees strong order momentum from AppleWednesday 7 April 2021
Despite recent speculation about decreasing demand from Apple for semiconductor manufacturing services, the latest news from the supply chain has indicated TSMC...
TSMC lands rush 5G chip orders from QualcommWednesday 7 April 2021
TSMC and Qualcomm reportedly are moving to further cement their ties, with the pure-play foundry agreeing to fabricate a batch of rush orders of high-end 5G chips for the US chipmaker,...
TSMC to kick off production for new iPhone chips ahead of scheduleWednesday 7 April 2021
TSMC will kick off volume shipments for Apple's next-generation iPhone processor dubbed A15 at the end of May ahead of schedule, according to industry sources.
MediaTek likely to become top mobile SoC provider in 2021Tuesday 6 April 2021
MediaTek is likely to become the world's largest mobile chip supplier in 2021, bolstered by a ramp-up in shipments of its 4G and 5G SoC solutions, according to industry sources.
Foundries likely to raise quotes againTuesday 6 April 2021
Pure-play foundries have raised their quotes starting the second quarter of 2021 to reflect tight capacity, and are likely to adjust upward the prices again in the third quarter,...
Highlights of the day: TSMC spending big on capacity expansionsThursday 1 April 2021
TSMC has aggressive plans for expanding its fab capacity. In a recent letter sent to clients about canceling discounts for foundry service quotes, TSMC...
TSMC to spend US$100 billion on capacity expansion in 3 yearsThursday 1 April 2021
TSMC has notified customers that price discounts for all orders next year will be canceled and that it will spend US$100 billion on capacity expansion projects in the next three years,...
Highlights of the day: TSMC chair cautions US, Europe against expanding fab capacityWednesday 31 March 2021
The current short supply of semiconductor fab capacity is not normal, as the overall capacity should be more than enough to satisfy all demand in normal times, according TSMC chairman...
US, Europe 'unrealistic' in fab expansion drive, says TSMC chairWednesday 31 March 2021
It would be "economically unrealistic" for the US and Europe to expand semiconductor fab capacity to satisfy their own needs, according to TSMC chairman Mark Liu.
Renesas reportedly seeking capacity support from Taiwan foundriesWednesday 31 March 2021
Renesas Electronics is reportedly seeking capacity support from TSMC and other Taiwan-based foundries to fill its supply shortfall caused by the suspension of its fire-damaged fab.
UMC, PSMC to raise foundry quotes by another 10-20%Wednesday 31 March 2021
Pure-play foundries United Microelectronics (UMC) and Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) will initiate further price hikes of about 10-20% with the new pricing to be effective...
Highlights of the day: TSMC fast advancing manufacturing processesTuesday 30 March 2021
TSMC is fast advancing its manufacturing processes. The foundry house's N4 - an extension of its 5nm process family...
TSMC to volume produce 4nm chips ahead of scheduleTuesday 30 March 2021
TSMC will move N4 (namely 4nm process) to volume production in the fourth quarter of 2021, ahead of the 2022 timeframe set previously, according to sources at fab toolmakers.
Altera 28nm Stratix V FPGA
Photo: Company, Wednesday 21 April 2010
Altera Stratix IV FPGA family
Photo: Company, Thursday 18 December 2008
TSMC: Steady semiconductor industry growth to persist for at least a decade
Photo: Andrea Liu, DigiTimes, Friday 23 June 2006