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Friday 23 July 2021
Automotive IC IDMs in talks with OSATs about demand in 2022
First-tier automotive IC IDMs in the US, Japan and Europe have reportedly approached OSATs including ASE Technology, Powertech Technology (PTI) and Greatek Electronics to book backend...
Friday 23 July 2021
TSMC ramping up output for automotive chips
TSMC will be ramping up its output for automotive chips through 2022, as the foundry has struck multiple contracts set to be fulfilled next year, according to sources at fabless ch...
Thursday 22 July 2021
Top chips makers reluctant to respond to India grants
In light of the global semiconductor demand surges and chip companies looking to avoid the risks from the trade war and supply chain storage, the India government has recently provided...
Thursday 22 July 2021
China AI, HPC chip developers step up pace of orders
China-based AI and HPC chip developers have quietly stepped up their pace of orders demanding advanced-node manufacturing at TSMC, according to industry sources.
Thursday 22 July 2021
Apple, carmakers vying for more ICs
Apple has stepped up its chip purchases for the upcoming iPhones, while first-tier automotive component vendors in the supply chains of carmakers in Japan are also vying for more...
Thursday 22 July 2021
Smartphone AP suppliers begin a new round of competition in 2H21
Brand vendors of 5G smartphones have started building component inventory for their new models for the second half of 2021, but prices of AP solutions are facing difficulties to increase,...
Wednesday 21 July 2021
TSMC dossier (10): Prepare for rainy days and never slack off
According to the ancient Chinese thinker Zhuangzi, persistence on building up competence over time is the only way to earn people's trust. Taiwan, with a small population of less...
Wednesday 21 July 2021
China vendors re-adopt ToF cameras for new flagship handsets
While Apple is expected to have at least its new iPhone Pro series for 2021 feature ToF-based LiDAR scanners, some Android handset vendors including China's Honor are poised to resume...
Tuesday 20 July 2021
TSMC dossier (9): New frontier of customer relation
Many years ago, a friend of mine in the industry told me a joke about customer relationships in the foundry sector. He said that UMC took good care of customers and would actively...
Tuesday 20 July 2021
Taiwan foundries to see revenue hit another record in 3Q21
Taiwan-based pure-play foundries including TSMC, United Microelectronics (UMC), Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) and Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) are all...
Monday 19 July 2021
Chip probing houses to gain from new iPhone SE series, say sources
Apple reportedly is set to roll out its third-generation iPhone SE series in the first half of 2022, providing new business opportunities for chip probing specialists including TSMC...
Monday 19 July 2021
TSMC dossier (8): Can China establish leadership in semiconductor sector?
China imported more semiconductor chips than oil for the first time in 2013. According to BCG, China imported US$350 billion worth of semiconductor chips in 2020, which represented...
Friday 16 July 2021
TSMC talks about overseas fab expansion
TSMC is gearing up for its overseas fab expansion, with company chairman Mark Liu talking about the foundry's global manufacturing footprint at an investors earnings conference call...
Friday 16 July 2021
TSMC dossier (7): Is Samsung a real challenger?
The reason why I am so optimistic about the competition between TSMC and Samsung is that neither quantum technology nor in-memory computing will dictate the outcome before 2025. Even...
Thursday 15 July 2021
Highlights of the day: TSMC raises growth forecast for 2021
TSMC has reported sales growth for second-quarter 2021, and expects its sales to rise further in the third quarter. The world's top foundry house has also raised it sales growth...