Chinese dragon could take Chipzilla
Not everyone is mourning the slow death of Moore’s Law and Chinese chipmakers could use the period to catch up with their Western rivals.
Clock is tocking not ticking
The upcoming Geforce GPU architecture will be more incremental than revolutionary as Nvidia appears to be using Intel’s tick-tock strategy.
Will make baseband chips produced on its 7nm process
TSMC has regained some chip orders from Qualcomm for baseband chips produced on its 7nm process, but not application processors.
No interest in making America grate again
Any idea that TSMC was going follow Foxconn or Japan's SoftBank and set up a foundry in the US has been dashed.
Nvidia, MediaTek, Silicon Motion and HiSilicon for now
TSMC has just landed several chip orders for its 12-nanometer half-node process, a smaller version of its existing 16nm FinFET technology that will allow it to compete against Samsung and GlobalFoundries at a lower cost than its existing lineup.
Passed them to the Chinese
A former TSMC engineer has been charged with stealing secrets from the pure play foundry and giving them to the China-based Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC).
iPad maker might go for another pile old Tosh
The fruity cargo cult Apple is thinking of dropping a billion or two for the troubled Toshiba semiconductor unit.
10nm, 12nm ULP account for 10 percent of all revenues this year
Over the weekend, TSMC reduced its forecast for global foundry growth in 2017 by roughly two percentage points as a result of elevated inventory in the supply chain, according to company officials.
Doing the deals to cut the ribbon
TSMC is close to striking deals with a number of equipment, materials and components companies that will support production at its new 12-inch plant in Nanjing, China.