TSMC updates
Foundry house TSMC plays a crucial role in the semiconductor sector, and the world economy in general.
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...

Friday 1 September 2023
3D IC still yet to be fully known, says Cadence executive
3D IC technology has emerged as a significant advancement in the semiconductor industry. Despite its significance, there are still a number of unresolved issues and challenges that...
Friday 1 September 2023
Why TSMC sees more trouble than Samsung in US fab projects
TSMC has encountered difficulties building its advanced wafer fab in the US, sparking concerns over the prospects of the Taiwanese foundry house's overseas expansions in terms of...
Friday 1 September 2023
Wistron secures major GPU substrate orders for AI servers
Wistron has secured significant GPU substrate orders for AI servers and anticipates its server product shipments will increase month by month for the remainder of this year, according...
Thursday 31 August 2023
Fab toolmaker GPTC upbeat about 2H23 operations
Wet process equipment specialist Grand Process Technology (GPTC), reportedly among TSMC's suppliers, is optimistic about its operations in the second half of this year.
Wednesday 30 August 2023
Intel may surpass Samsung as 2nd largest contract chipmaker as early as 2024
Intel may overtake Samsung Electronics as the world's second largest contract chipmaker as early as 2024, trailing only TSMC, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 29 August 2023
TSMC foresees volume boost for 3nm chips with incoming Intel order
TSMC is unlikely to see a significant increase in 3nm chip orders until 2024, according to industry sources.
Monday 28 August 2023
German suppliers showcase CSR results in Taiwan while supporting TSMC's sustainability goals
The German Trade Office Taipei has released its latest Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report on August 28. During the publication press conference for the CSR report, the trade...
Friday 25 August 2023
Samsung's next step after getting first customer for Taylor TX fab
Samsung Electronics, having obtained its first customer for its Taylor, Texas fab, is expected to increase its business in semiconductor foundry services. However, the competition...
Thursday 24 August 2023
Land, water supply now biggest issue for building new wafer fabs in Japan
TSMC's wafer fab under construction in Kumamoto aligns with the purpose of the Economic Security Promotion Act (ESPA) legislated by the Japanese government in 2022, which highlights...
Thursday 24 August 2023
AI server shipments forecast to top 300,000 units in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research
High-end AI server shipments are forecast to reach 337,000 units in 2024, with the generative AI market reaching US$109 billion by 2030, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of...
Wednesday 23 August 2023
Big foundries investing more in advanced packaging
Recent statements by TSMC and Intel regarding their ambitious capital expenditure plans for advanced packaging have raised the bar for incumbent competitors and new entrants alike,...