‘Samsung to raise chip prices by 20 percent’
Insider sources told Bloomberg that Samsung is trying to raise chip production prices by 15 to 20 percent.
The business model of chip manufacturers revolves around the service of production capacity. The manufacturer invests in its own factories and produces at the request of customers. Samsung ... Read more
TSMC books record revenue in first quarter 2022
Taiwanese chip giant TSMC booked a record turnover in the first quarter of 2022. Rising demand played a major part.
Chip demand remains extraordinarily high. In the first quarter of 2022, TSMC booked a record turnover of 17 billion US dollars (approximately 16 billion euros). The figures rose b... Read more
AMD, Intel, and others collaborate on chiplet technology standard
Giant chipmaker companies announce that they are coming together to make a chiplet technology standard.
Some of the major chipmaking companies of today, such as Advanced Micro Devices Inc., Intel Corp, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Arm LTS., ASE Inc., TSMC Ltd, and Qualcomm Inc., are collaborati... Read more
Taiwan sees an opportunity for cooperation with the European Union on chips
The Taiwanese government believes there is much room for cooperation with the European Union on semiconductors. The response comes after the bloc announced plans to boost its chip industry and reduce dependence on Asian and US suppliers.
The bloc’s plan mentions Taiwan, home to the world’s l... Read more
‘Chip makers fight over staff worldwide’
Major chip manufacturers face a global shortage of qualified, university-educated personnel. According to the Wall Street Journal, most major manufacturers are scrambling for employees to man the increase in mega-factories under construction.
Suppliers such as ASML and Intel, Samsung and TSMC ar... Read more
Here’s why the global chip shortage persists in 2022
The global chip shortage rages on. Supply still diverges from demand. Although manufacturers and governments initiated promising solutions in the past year, the challenge seems unbridgeable for now. Here's why.
Anyone currently ordering a game console, smartphone or car risks paying more or wait... Read more
TSMC introduces new chip technology for datacenters
They developed the new NX4 process specifically for High Performance Computing products
The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has released a new semiconductor manufacturing technology that is part of its N5 process technology family which features transistors as small as 5-nanome... Read more
TSMC is in early-stage talks with Germany about building a chip plant
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing company is in early talks with the German government regarding plans to set up a plant in the country, reported Bloomberg on Saturday. The news came from a senior executive.
Several factors will influence the choice made. They include customer demand, governmen... Read more
Apple’s latest move: partnership with TSMC
Apple has teamed up with a Taiwanese chipmaker to make its iPhones. This new partnership will allow the Cupertino-based company to use a faster and more advanced manufacturing process.
According to Nikkei Asia, the soon-to-be-released iPhone might be equipped with a new modem chip, allowing it t... Read more
TSMC announces Japanese chip plant and forecasts ‘tight’ supply in 2022
TSMC announced that it plans to build a new factory in Japan to meet the long-term chIps demand. The company also said that 2022 will see tightened supply, as the COVID-19 boom saw electronics fly off the shelf, as global supply chains suffered.
TSMC is the world’s largest contract chipmaker, ... Read more