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TSMC’s EUV-based process netting big customers
Published in PC Hardware


Mobile World Congress will show the depth of its success

The Mobile World Congress is expected to show how well TSMC’s EUV-based process is doing at attracting customers.

TSMC thrashes Intel on semi tech
Published in News
Friday, 01 February 2019 19:43

TSMC thrashes Intel on semi tech


Chipzilla goes into meditation mode

Our earlier story from Future Horizon's conference this week went into great and intensive depth about the overall state of the semiconductor market.

Chip industry will weather the economic storm
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But things not too bright for 2019

Malcolm Penn, CEO of British analyst firm Future Horizons, has at least three admirable traits.

TSMC sulks about its future
Published in News
Thursday, 17 January 2019 12:09

TSMC sulks about its future


Chips are down

TSMC has slashed its full year investment and forecast its sharpest quarterly revenue fall in a decade, joining a string of tech companies warning of a slowdown in global smartphone demand.

TSMC could be about to replace Intel
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 29 November 2018 12:46

TSMC could be about to replace Intel


Bloomberg’s thinks Chipzilla will go the way of the dinosaurs

The days of Intel dominating chipmaking is now under threat from a company many Americans have never heard of – TSMC.

5nm mobile chips to arrive in late 2020
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 22 November 2018 17:45

5nm mobile chips to arrive in late 2020


Industry contacts shared

The mobile industry is definitely outpacing the manufacturing progress of both GPUs and CPUs and this is not going to change anytime soon. Apple lead the industry with millions of 7nm A12 SoCs, Huawei and Qualcomm are joining in, while the PC industry will get them slightly later with much smaller volumes and with the help of small AMD.

TSMC to see record 4Q18 revenues
Published in News
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 11:32

TSMC to see record 4Q18 revenues


All thanks to its 7nm

TSMC is expected to post record revenues for the fourth quarter of 2018 thanks mostly to the contribution coming from its 7nm processing.

Intel outsourcing entry-level and chipset production
Published in PC Hardware


Fighting those shortages

According to the latest report, Intel might be outsourcing some of its entry-level processor and chipset production to other foundries, with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) being the only viable option.

TSMC expects 10 per cent of sales to be 7nm
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 19 October 2018 12:18

TSMC expects 10 per cent of sales to be 7nm


Thanks, Intel and Gloflo

TSMC expects 7nm chip sales to account for 10 percent of its  2018 revenues after its rivals decided to give the technology a miss or delayed development.

TSMC sees profits fall
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Thursday, 18 October 2018 12:06

TSMC sees profits fall


As an expected trade war looms

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has reported a 0.9 percent fall in third quarter net profits.