Taiwan Semiconductor lifts Q1 guidance on upbeat outlook
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, the world's leading contract microchip maker, on Wednesday raised its first-quarter guidance buoyed by robust demand for sophisticated chips used in smartphones and ...
Taiwan's TSMC making chips for new iPhone: report
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co has started producing chips for Apple's next iPhone, a report said Wednesday, as speculation swirls that the US firm could be offloading rival Samsung as a supplier.
ARM chip makers set to reach 3GHz next year
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.
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 ...
ASML microchips says paying 1.95 bn euros for US Cymer
Dutch microchip manufacturing equipment maker ASML said on Wednesday it was acquiring US company Cymer for 1.95 billion euros to develop equipment for making the next generation of processors.
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 ...
Dutch firm ASML clinches 1.1 bn euro deal with Taiwan's TSMC
Dutch-based ASML, a key global supplier of computer chip-making systems, said Sunday it has clinched an investment deal with Taiwanese semiconductor giant TSMC worth over a billion euros ($1.24 billion).
ARM and TSMC collaborate to optimize next-generation 64-bit processors for FinFET process technology
TSMC and ARM today announced a multi-year agreement extending their collaboration beyond 20-nanometer (nm) technology to deliver ARM processors on FinFET transistors, enabling the fabless industry to extend its market leadership ...
TSMC reports 16 percent rise in 2Q profit
(AP) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world's largest contract chip maker, says its second quarter profit rose 16 percent year-on-year and predicted continuing strong growth in the third quarter.
Japan's Renesas ups chip outsourcing to Taiwan giant
Japan's Renesas Electronics said Monday it will boost the outsourcing of its chip production to Taiwan's TSMC, but it declined comment on reports it would cut about 30 percent of its staff.
Micropatterning Director at TSMC suggests e-beam lithography may replace EUV
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.
ARM and TSMC tape out first 20nm ARM Cortex-A15 multicore processor
ARM and TSMC today announced that they have taped out the first 20nm ARM Cortex-A15 MPCore processor. The two companies completed the implementation from RTL to tape out in six months using TSMCs Open Innovation Platform ...