The Gods have spoken and the ground shakes
Samsung appears to have hacked off the gods – first its Note 7 batteries start exploding and now the ground is literally being pulled from under its feet.
Sony plant damaged
The two major earthquakes rocked southern Japan this week damaging Sony's image sensor plant.
Despite postponed deliveries
MediaTek saw some postponed deliveries of some chips from TSMC, and there had been fears that it might not meet its sales guidance.
Damage to Fab 14 may affect iPhone 7 production
A recent 6.4-magnitude earthquake in the southern Taiwan region that killed at least 116 people was originally expected to have a less than 1 percent impact on semiconductor manufacturing in the region. TSMC now expects to have an impact above 1 percent, according to an updated report from DigiTimes.
Back to prequake levels
Sony could push it to 2011 in some regions
Earthquakes and other doom
Business as usual for TSMC
Events in Japan have shut down suppliers