TSMC updates
Foundry house TSMC plays a crucial role in the semiconductor sector, and the world economy in general.
Friday 19 July 2024
Samsung halts foundry line construction at P4 amid customer challenges
Samsung Electronics is reportedly adjusting its investment pace and postponing the construction of the wafer foundry line at its Pyeongtaek Plant 4 (P4) due to difficulties in securing...
Friday 19 July 2024
Wah Lee sees promising demand for advanced foundry processes
As the ICT and semiconductor markets recover, semiconductor material equipment supplier Wah Lee has experienced double-digit growth across its core businesses. Amid strong pull-in...
Friday 19 July 2024
Rising chip competition worries mobile phone makers
Mobile phone manufacturers are concerned about the increasing competition among chip vendors for advanced process capacity, despite the more optimistic demand forecasts.
Friday 19 July 2024
TSMC proposes Foundry 2.0 to alleviate antitrust concerns
TSMC has come up with a new definition of the foundry sector, a move aimed at dispelling market concerns about its dominance, as it braces for possible impacts on the global semiconductor...
Thursday 18 July 2024
Key TSMC earnings takeaways: CoWoS supply-demand balance by 2025, N2 and A16 details
C. C. Wei, chairman and CEO of TSMC, introduced the concept of "Foundry 2.0" and provided additional information regarding the company's advanced 2nm and A16 process technologies...
Thursday 18 July 2024
TSMC revises 2024 sales growth forecast to 24-26%
TSMC expects revenue in US dollars to increase between 24-26% this year, up from its earlier prediction of 21% to 26%.
Thursday 18 July 2024
Debunking Trump's misconceptions on Taiwan's role in the global chip industry
US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, in an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek, claimed that Taiwan had taken 100% of the chip business from the US without...
Thursday 18 July 2024
TSMC expects around 10% revenue growth in 3Q24
TSMC announced that revenue and margins exceeded guidance in the second quarter of 2024, and it expects revenue for the third quarter to increase 9.5% sequentially at the midpoint.
Thursday 18 July 2024
ASML performance surges amid TSMC investment rumors, strong China sales despite US curb threats
ASML experienced a significant increase in sales and net bookings over the last quarter, suggesting that TSMC might be intensifying its capital investments. However, potential tightened...
Thursday 18 July 2024
TSMC sees 3nm chip output exceed 100,000 wafers monthly
The monthly output of 3nm chips at TSMC will climb to 125,000 wafers in the second half of this year, up from 100,000 units currently, according to industry sources. The output ramp-up...
Wednesday 17 July 2024
HBM4 poised to revolutionize memory performance in HPC applications
The next generation of memory technology for High-Performance Computing (HPC) is on the horizon with the upcoming finalization of the HBM4 (High-Bandwidth Memory) specifications by...
Wednesday 17 July 2024
TSMC joins HBM4 arena with 5nm base chip production for memory giants
While SK Hynix, Samsung Electronics, and Micron Technology are locked in an intense technology race for the sixth-generation High Bandwidth Memory (HBM), HBM4, foundry giant TSMC...
Tuesday 16 July 2024
TSMC to see 2H24 revenue boost from 3nm chip orders
A ramp-up in 3nm chip orders from Intel may serve as a significant catalyst for TSMC's revenue growth in the latter half of 2024, according to industry sources.
Monday 15 July 2024
Samsung accelerates SiPh and BSPDN development to catch up with TSMC, Intel
Samsung Electronics unveiled its next-generation process blueprint at the Samsung Foundry Forum 2024 (SFF 2024), but the response from the semiconductor industry has been somewhat...
Friday 12 July 2024
TSMC's Kumamoto fab holds advantages through key technology like immersion lithography and multiple patterning
TSMC's Japanese subsidiary, JASM, is set to begin mass production at its first wafer fab in Kumamoto in 2024.