News tagged with taiwan semiconductor manufacturing

Taiwan's Acer swings back to profit in Q1

Taiwan's struggling personal computer maker Acer said Thursday it had swung back to profit in the first three months to March, ending three consecutive quarterly losses due to better cost and inventory control.

May 08, 2014
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Taiwan's Acer looks to Internet trading

Taiwanese computer maker Acer said Tuesday it has made its first major investment since overhauling its top management late last year, acquiring a 15.6 percent stake in a PChome subsidiary.

Jan 07, 2014
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Chipmaker TSMC posts 24 percent rise in 2Q profit

(AP)—Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world's largest contract chip manufacturer, reported a 24 percent jump in second quarter profit Thursday, driven by sales growth in smartphones and tablet computers that ...

Jul 18, 2013
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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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Researchers build Quad HD TV chip

It took only a few years for high-definition televisions to make the transition from high-priced novelty to ubiquitous commodity—and they now seem to be heading for obsolescence just as quickly. At the ...

Feb 20, 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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