2020-05-28 - Yvonne Geng

GlobalFoundries to Shut Chengdu Wafer Fab

GlobalFoundries has abandoned its wafer fab planned in Chengdu. The company filed official notices of closure...

2020-05-27 - George Leopold

China to Fall Short of its Ambitious Tech Goals

The ambitious technological goals of China semiconductors set for later in this decade turn out to be aspirational rather than…

2020-05-26 - Jim McGregor

Are TSMC and Huawei Deals Different Sides of the Same Coin?

More sanctions against Huawei and TSMC setting down in Arizona seem to be different sides of one coin, but they…

2020-05-25 - Alan Patterson

US Senators Seek Suspension of TSMC Deal

The U.S. Senate Democratic leaders want to know if there's a plan for reshoring IC production capabilities, and what enticements…

2020-05-21 - Alan Patterson

Blog: Politics Haunts TSMC’s US Fab Plan

TSMC's fab plan is a political play aimed at governments in the United States, a tactic that could haunt the…

2020-05-19 - TrendForce

Foundry Partners May Face Revision in 3Q20 Activation from the US Ban on Huawei

Foundry partners may face revision in 3Q20 activation from the US ban on Huawei that impacts the supply chain, says…

2020-05-18 - Junko Yoshida

New TSMC Fab in US: a Tangled Web

Cutting Huawei off from TSMC might be US government’s shortcut to winning a trade war. But here's how TSMC can…

- George Leopold

Covid-19 Pandemic Boosts US Manufacturing Revival

Covid-19 is rekindling and accelerating efforts to return manufacturing to North America.

2020-05-15 - Alan Patterson

TSMC to Build and Operate 5nm Fab in US

TSMC will build a 5nm fab in Arizona with support from that state and the U.S. government...

- Jeongdong Choe

Teardown: A Look at IBM Power9’s Micro-Architecture

A teardown of IBM's Power9 14HP DTC SOI FinFET eDRAM shows several significant technological changes from the company's preceding Power8.