News tagged with taiwan semiconductor manufacturing co

Taiwan's TSMC gets orders from Apple

Apple has struck a deal with the world's biggest contract microchip maker in what analysts see as an attempt to reduce its reliance on arch-rival Samsung, a report said.

Jun 30, 2013
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Chipmaker TSMC gets tablet, smartphone boost in 1Q

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world's largest contract chip manufacturer, reported an 18 percent jump in first quarter profit as increased global sales of smartphones and tablet computers boosted demand for ...

Apr 18, 2013
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Taiwan tech industry faces up to Samsung

Taiwanese companies have long viewed tech giant Samsung as a major threat and the battle has recently appeared to tilt in favor of the South Korean rival as Taiwan's smartphone, memory chip and display panel ...

Apr 17, 2013
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TSMC reports 32 percent profit jump in 4Q of 2012

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world's largest contract chip manufacturer, reported a 32 percent jump in profits in the final quarter last year, benefiting from increasing global sales of smartphones and tablet ...

Jan 17, 2013
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Samsung takes 3 percent stake in ASML

(AP)—ASML Holding NV says that Samsung Electronics Co. has agreed to buy a 3 percent stake in it for €500 million ($625 million), following the lead of other key computer chip manufacturers Intel Corp. and Taiwan Semiconductor ...

Aug 27, 2012
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Taiwan businesses call for industrial spying law

Taiwan businesses have called for a law on industrial espionage, especially by China, as growing ties have made it easier for mainland firms to steal secrets, officials and media said Thursday.

Nov 03, 2011
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TSMC reports shrinking profit, revenue in 3Q

(AP) -- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world's largest contract chip maker, said Thursday its earnings dropped by more than a third in the latest quarter amid uncertainties about the global economy.

Oct 27, 2011
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