Friday 10 November 2023
Japan allocates US$13b for semiconductor and generative AI, including TSMC's Kumamoto plant
In the revised budget for the fiscal year 2023 (April 2023 to March 2024) proposed by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI), approximately US$13 billion (JPY2...
Friday 10 November 2023
TSMC would not exist without K. T. Li; Nvidia would not be possible without TSMC
At the venue where Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) founder Morris Chang received the honor of the inaugural Li Kuo-Ting Award in Taipei on November 9, Nvidia founder...
Friday 10 November 2023
Collaboration with TSMC helps Japan pursue top technology, says former trade minister
Collaboration between TSMC and Sony enables Japan to pursue cutting-edge technology on a global scale, according to Akira Amari, Japan's former trade minister and current member of...
Friday 10 November 2023
TSMC to soon announce 2nd fab project in Japan, say sources
TSMC will soon announce a plan to build its second wafer fab in Japan, according to industry sources. The fab will be involved in 6nm process manufacturing, and the Japanese government...
Tuesday 7 November 2023
MediaTek intros flagship 4nm smartphone SoC
MediaTek has announced the Dimensity 9300 - a new flagship mobile chip featuring a one-of-a-kind "all big core" design.
Tuesday 7 November 2023
ASE, TSMC eyeing SiPh
Major Taiwanese semiconductor firms, such as TSMC and ASE Technology, have been working on silicon photonics (SiPh), which could propel Taiwan to the forefront of the sector.
Monday 6 November 2023
TSMC and Apple: A symbiotic partnership thriving amid market headwinds
The global tech landscape has been turbulent in 2023, with many companies experiencing significant profit fluctuations and some even plunging into losses. However, the semiconductor...
Monday 6 November 2023
Weekly news roundup: ASML's DUV installing progress in China and other top stories
These are the most-read articles during the week of October 30-November 3:
Friday 3 November 2023
Government accepts donation of 12-inch wafer fab equipment to bolster Taiwan's chip-driven innovation
In a significant development for the 10-year Taiwan Chip-Driven Industrial Innovation Program (TCIIP), certain businesses have expressed their willingness to donate 12-inch wafer...
Friday 3 November 2023
Next TSMC plant likely to be in Taiwan, according to DIGITIMES Research
In light of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) decision to suspend its plans for a new fabrication facility in the Longtan section of Hsinchu Science Park (HSP) due...
Friday 3 November 2023
TSMC modifies new fab projects in Taiwan, sources say
TSMC has made changes to its new fab projects in Taiwan, including the suspension of a planned advanced packaging fab in the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP) Tongluo site, according to...
Thursday 2 November 2023
Heterogeneous integration and system-level integration seen as 'next step' in advanced packaging era
With TSMC's CoWoS and the 2.5D advanced packaging from OSAT companies becoming a hot topic due to capacity shortages, advanced packaging solutions are seen as the next big thing.
Wednesday 1 November 2023
M3-powered Mac products may hint at Apple's entry into AI PC field
Apple has unveiled its latest Mac products powered by self-developed M3 series processors manufactured with TSMC's 3nm node. While Apple did not say specifically the new offerings...
Wednesday 1 November 2023
TSMC expected to enjoy double-digit sequential increase in 4Q23 revenues
TSMC is expected to achieve an over 10% on-quarter revenue increase in the fourth quarter of 2023, boosted by volume production of the iPhone 15 Pro and the release of new Mac products...
Tuesday 31 October 2023
TSMC fab investments buoying STSP revenue
TSMC has become the primary revenue backer of the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP), as it is for the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), which is nearly saturated with land, according...