2020-07-10 - George Leopold

GlobalFoundries Bets on U.S. DoD to Strengthen Chip Supply

The multinational foundry sees packaging, not lithography, as the way forward, and the U.S. DoD as a key customer...

2020-07-06 - IC Insights

Taiwan Edges South Korea as Largest Base for IC Wafer Capacity

China capacity expansion forecast to push the country into second place in the regional rankings in 2022, trailing only Taiwan…

2020-07-01 - Alan Patterson

U.S. Chip Proposals Seek to Revive Domestic Manufacturing

US legislators introduced a second bill to expand support of domestic chip production.

2020-06-22 - Alan Patterson

TSMC Reiterates Support for Arizona Fab

TSMC Chairman sees several advantages in setting up a chip plant in Arizona, in his negotiation with the U.S. administration...

2020-06-18 - Junko Yoshida

NXP Teams with TSMC on 5nm for Next-Gen Auto Platform

NXP will become the first automotive chip company to jump to TSMC’s 5nm process for the next generation automotive SoC…

2020-06-16 - UMC

UMC to Appeal the Court Decision on the Micron Case

UMC said it intends to appeal an adverse ruling issued by the District Court of Taichung (Taiwan) in a suit…

2020-06-15 - Alan Patterson

Trade Wars May Lead to Excess Inventory at TSMC

TSMC and analysts who cover the company recognize an inventory glut in the electronics supply chain...

2020-06-15 - TrendForce

Foundry Revenue Increases by 20% YoY in 2Q20, While Market Uncertainties Remain in 2H20

The combined revenues of the top 10 foundries increased by more than 20% YoY in 2Q20...

2020-05-29 - TSMC

TSMC Delivers 7nm Automotive Design Enablement Platform

TSMC has announced the first 7nm Automotive Design Enablement Platform (ADEP), accelerating time-to-design for customers’ AI Inferencing Engines, ADAS and…

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…