TSMC updates
Foundry house TSMC plays a crucial role in the semiconductor sector, and the world economy in general.
Friday 8 September 2023
Akira Amari: Taiwanese and Japanese semiconductors can complement each other; TSMC plays crucial role
Akira Amari, leader of the parliamentary association to promote semiconductor strategy, participated in the "2023 Taiwan-Japan technology conversation" forum hosted by the Taiwan...
Friday 8 September 2023
Semiconductor talents face short-term demand decline in Taiwan
Affected by negative factors like a struggling economy and weak demand from the Chinese market, the 2023 global semiconductor market is being challenged. It's reported that the semiconductor...
Friday 8 September 2023
IC packaging material suppliers to capitalize on CoWoS surge
Semiconductor material suppliers are among the beneficiaries of robust demand from TSMC, Amkor Technology, and OSATs for CoWoS packaging, according to industry sources.
Friday 8 September 2023
ODMs see general-purpose server demand remain sluggish
General-purpose server demand remains sluggish despite strong demand for AI servers, according to sources at ODMs.
Thursday 7 September 2023
China's TCL successfully develops own SoC for high-end TVs
In the high-end OLED TV market, the importance of TV semiconductor technology continues to increase. Recently, not only has LG Electronics made market differentiations with its own...
Thursday 7 September 2023
No lasting friends, no lasting enemies, only lasting interests
To ensure their competitiveness, vertical integration isn't merely a catchphrase for businesses; it's an ongoing imperative. When TSMC focuses on advanced packaging, what's ASE's...
Thursday 7 September 2023
MediaTek develops 1st chip using TSMC 3nm process
MediaTek has successfully developed its first chip utilizing TSMC's cutting-edge 3nm technology, taping out MediaTek's flagship Dimensity system-on-chip (SoC) with volume production...
Thursday 7 September 2023
TSMC expanding CoWoS packaging capacity
The shortfall in CoWoS packaging capacity at TSMC is temporary, and demand will be met in one and a half years via capacity expansions, according to company chairman Mark Liu.
Thursday 7 September 2023
TSMC mulling Arm IPO investment, says chairman
TSMC is evaluating the prospects of investing in Arm's forthcoming initial public offering, and will make a decision this week, according to the foundry house's chairman Mark Liu.
Wednesday 6 September 2023
TSMC's Japan fab progresses smoothly as employees move in
TSMC is currently constructing a new factory in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan. Some office spaces have already been completed, and TSMC employees from Taiwan are gradually moving in.
Tuesday 5 September 2023
Samsung donates US$3.7 million to Cockrell School, UT Austin for semiconductor talent development
To solve the talent shortage problem, Samsung Austin Semiconductor and the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) announced in the Semiconductor Day event in early September to...
Monday 4 September 2023
Where does Huawei's Mate 60 Pro SoC come from?
Huawei's Mate 60 Pro recently made an unexpected debut, sparking curiosity among Chinese consumers that the model might not necessarily carry truly top-notch SoC specs. In a public...
Monday 4 September 2023
Weekly news roundup: why TSMC sees more trouble than Samsung in US fab and other top stories
These are the most-read news stories in the week of August 28–Sept 1, 2023 on DIGITIMES Asia website:
Monday 4 September 2023
AI badly needed to optimize engineering simulation at defense, thermal module sectors
The ongoing AI boom benefits not only software developers but also industrial design and simulation software vendors, with Taiwan Auto Design Co. (TADC), a veteran distributor of...
Friday 1 September 2023
TSMC's fab creates stronger-than-expected economic effect on Kumamoto

The economic benefit of TSMC's wafer factory in Kumamoto, Japan is larger than what was observed in 2022. Latest estimates have increased...