TSMC readies MediaTek's 10nm SoC
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 09 August 2016 11:33

TSMC readies MediaTek's 10nm SoC


Helio, is it me you are looking for?

TSMC is gearing up to build MediaTek's new Helio X30 SoC using the 10nm process and it looks like everything will be set for volume production in the first quarter of 2017.

Nvidia has no 16nm yield issues
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 28 June 2016 13:20

Nvidia has no 16nm yield issues


Industry sources confirm supply rumours are a myth

The dark satanic rumour mill is flat out claiming that TSMC is getting the blame for a shortage of GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 supply issues. However Fudzilla's own sources have been on the blower to say that is untrue, the lack of availability are generated by exceptionally great sales. 

TSMC CEO signals sharp rebuke of Chinese-appointed directors
Published in News


It will not be easy to protect intellectual property

In a TSMC annual shareholders meeting on Tuesday, company executive Morris Chang made a clear and concise policy decision on whether Chinese investors should be allowed to appoint directors to the Taiwan-based company’s board.

TSMC to outgrow market in 2016 despite unfavorable market climate
Published in News


U.S. semiconductor industry on the rocks, TSMC pulls ahead


In the industry of wafer manufacturing that drives the advancement of Moore’s Law and technological progress, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company claims it will outgrow the rest of the semiconductor market in 2016 despite unfavorable market conditions that have resulted during the year.

MediaTek & TSMC go full on in Taiwan again
Published in News


MT6625 shortage to end after earthquake

MediaTek and its manufacturing partner TSMC are back to being flat out in Taiwan bringing to an end the MT6625 communications chip shortage.

TSMC wants Chinese off Taiwanese boards
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 07 June 2016 11:31

TSMC wants Chinese off Taiwanese boards


Chang worried about Intellectual Property theft

While Taiwan should welcome Chinese investors into the island's protected chip sector, they should not be allowed to become directors so that prized intellectual property is not nicked, claims TSMC.

ARM announces 10nm chip
Published in Processors
Friday, 20 May 2016 13:13

ARM announces 10nm chip


Artemis on board

ARM's colaboration with TSMC has finally born some fruit with the tapeout of a 10nm test chip to show off the company's readiness for the new manufacturing process.

TSMC to drop 16nm and 20nm pricing
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 11:58

TSMC to drop 16nm and 20nm pricing


Helping out its contract chip makers

TSMC is thinking about dropping contract prices for its handset-IC clients to help ease the pressure of their declining ASPs and gross margins.

Nvidia begins Geforce Pascal with GTX 1080 and GTX 1070
Published in News


2x performance, 3x power efficiency of Geforce GTX Titan X

Today at DreamHack in Austin, Texas, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang took the wraps off the Geforce GTX 1080 and Geforce GTX 1070, the company’s first consumer-focused Geforce Pascal GPUs.

Samsung to team up with Chinese to build logical chips
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Increase logic-chip sales

Samsung Electronics is considering partnering with Chinese semiconductor companies to increase its sales and market share in the less-volatile and more profitable logic-chip business.