Nvidia, MediaTek, Silicon Motion and HiSilicon for now
TSMC has just landed several chip orders for its 12-nanometer half-node process, a smaller version of its existing 16nm FinFET technology that will allow it to compete against Samsung and GlobalFoundries at a lower cost than its existing lineup.
Passed them to the Chinese
A former TSMC engineer has been charged with stealing secrets from the pure play foundry and giving them to the China-based Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC).
iPad maker might go for another pile old Tosh
The fruity cargo cult Apple is thinking of dropping a billion or two for the troubled Toshiba semiconductor unit.
10nm, 12nm ULP account for 10 percent of all revenues this year
Over the weekend, TSMC reduced its forecast for global foundry growth in 2017 by roughly two percentage points as a result of elevated inventory in the supply chain, according to company officials.
Doing the deals to cut the ribbon
TSMC is close to striking deals with a number of equipment, materials and components companies that will support production at its new 12-inch plant in Nanjing, China.
Volume production in April
The fruity, tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple’s bestie TSMC is gearing up for volume production of the A11 processor in April.
Full production in the second half
TSMC is going to start moving 12-inch equipment into its Nanjing plant in the second half of 2017.
Despite being unhappy with 10nm process
MediaTek is not having much luck with getting the yields right for TSMC's 10nm process, but it will continue to partner with the foundry to make its next-generation flagship mobile chips.
Recovering from a list of multi-billion dollar writedowns
According to a recent Chinese-language report, TSMC and Foxconn Electronics are partnering up to place bids for shares of Toshiba’s memory business after the company dealt with a major loss in its devices and components business last year amid a drop in global memory prices. And problems with nuclear matters.