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…

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...

2020-05-14 - Anne-Françoise Pelé

MEMS Foundry Demonstrates Its Prowess in Covid-19 Fight

When the pandemic threw the U.S. supply chain into chaos, the small MEMS foundry stepped up. CEO Jessica Gomez on…

2020-05-13 - Alan Patterson

SMIC Plans to Raise Capital for Expansion

China's Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. aims to sell new shares through a Shanghai-based stock exchange. The proceeds will be used…

2020-05-11 - Alan Patterson

TSMC Expects Strong Rebound in 2021

TSMC is also positioned to prosper with new business from Apple, Nvidia and — barring more Trump intervention — HiSilicon.

2020-04-29 -  TrendForce

Foundry Revenue to Undergo Single-Digit Growth in 2020

Total foundry revenue in 2020 is expected to reach 5%-9% YoY growth, with 6.8% being the median...

2020-04-23 - TrendForce

Taiwan’s Chip Maker Ramps Up Production to Combat Covid-19

UMC shortens lead time for certain semiconductor components in order to boost the production of medical ventilators that are now…