TSMC wants to profit from the European Chips Act
The Taiwanese chip making giant wants to take advantage of the EU's recent European Chips Act.
This week Reuters reported that talks between the Taiwanese Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and the German state of Saxony about building a new factory are at "an advanced stage", but are no... Read more
TSMC founder supports US China strategy – even at Taiwan’s expense
The Taiwanese oligarch says that US sanctions are necessary to "slow down China's progress".
Morris Chang, the 91-year-old founder of chip making giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) this week told Bloomberg that globalization for the chip industry is "over". Chang, whom Bloomber... Read more
‘Intel delays TSMC 3nm chip order’
Intel may delay its order for 3nm chips from Taiwanese chip manufacturer TSMC. The chip parts to be produced are intended for the new generation of Intel Arrow Lake processors.
According to Digitimes sources, the US chip giant is going to adjust the order for Intel 3 node-based processor parts d... Read more
‘TSMC considers Germany for its first European chip plant’
TSMC is considering the construction of its first European chip manufacturing factory, which bodes well for the prospective host country, Germany.
TSMC CEO Wei stated that the business is engaging with European customers and partners to examine the prospect of developing a fabrication site durin... Read more
‘TSMC is talking to suppliers about its first European plant’
According to a Financial Times report, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is in advanced negotiations with major suppliers about establishing its first European facility in Dresden, Germany.
According to the report, TSMC is sending a team of top executives to Germany in early 2023 to eva... Read more
Berkshire Hathaway acquires $4.1 billion stake in TSMC
Berkshire Hathaway announced the acquisition of a $4.1 billion stake in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC), marking one of the conglomerate's first major steps into the chip industry.
The announcement lifted investor optimism for TSMC, which saw its shares hit a two-year low last month du... Read more
Samsung presents ambitious roadmap for advanced chip manufacturing
Samsung has announced an ambitious roadmap for advanced chip manufacturing. The organization aims to step up the competition with Taiwan-based TSMC, according to the Wall Street Journal.
The newspaper reports that the South Korean tech giant recently announced a roadmap for highly advanced chip ... Read more
TSMC confirms it will employ 3nm manufacturing technology shortly
TSMC said it will soon begin producing through 3nm-class (N3) manufacturing technology. Although the firm did not disclose which clients will be the first to employ its N3 manufacturing technology, unofficial reports claim that Apple will be the production node's initial client.
According to TS... Read more
Shortages of low-cost chips hold up €600 billion industry
TSMC's top executive said that a prevalent shortage of budget chips is the reason behind slowed production in the $600 billion semiconductor industry.
TSMC CEO Wei recently revealed that there is a constant deficit of low-end economical chips priced anywhere from $0.50 to $10. According to Wei, ... Read more
Spain invests $12 billion in the semiconductor sector
The Spanish government wants to invest over $12.3B in developing a local semiconductor industry. As a result, a major complication arose; chip manufacturers are onboard to withstand any challenges.
Funded by the European Union, the finances were allotted to balance the economic consequences of t... Read more