TSMC confident it can beat Samsung to 10nm
Published in Processors


We are well greased

TSMC has said that it is confident that it can beat Samsung Electronics in ramping up production on its 10nm lines.

TSMC to set up 10nm pilot in June
Published in Processors


Mass production in late 2016

TSMC is planning to create a 10nm pilot line at its 300mm wafer plant in Fab 12. 

Cirrus Logic makes seriously logical return to TSMC
Published in News


Needs of the many

Cirrus Logic has shifted its orders back to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) after a high provide move to Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS).

Samsung 10nm ramp expected in late 2016
Published in Processors


14nm FinFET churned out in four fabs

Samsung has announced that it plans to ramp 10nm production in 2016. 

TSMC is the king of 28nm
Published in Processors


78 percent of the market

TSMC looks certain to keep its foot firmly on the throat of 28nm chip production, according to a new study.

Next iPhone will be Galaxy class
Published in News


Only a rounded rectangle between them

Samsung has officially scored a huge chunk of the hardware work in the iPhone 7 and will be putting a chip and a screen on the new shiny toy.

Foxconn steered Apple to TSMC
Published in Mobiles


Politics

Foxconn, Apple's main supplier, might have steered Jobs' Mob to TSMC to spite the spite Samsung and keep the money in Taiwan.

ASML will flog 15 EUV machines to mysterious "US customer"
Published in News


Yeah it is probably Intel

ASML, Europe's largest supplier to computer chip makers, will sell 15 of its extreme ultraviolet (EUV) chip etching systems to a "single U.S. customer" who is probably Intel.

Internet of Things will kick-start semi-conductor industry
Published in Wearables


TSMC sees gold in them thar hills

Internet of Things (IoT) will be the semiconductor industry's next growth driver, according to TSMC president and co-CEO CC Wei.

 

TSMC promises 7nm chips in 2017
Published in Processors


Promised you a miracle

TSMC is telling the world that it is optimistic about its abilities to make chips using super thin process technologies.