Appears to have most of the fabless chipmaker's projects
TSMC has reportedly grabbed orders for all the 5G modem chips that have been introduced by fabless chipmakers, such as Qualcomm's Snapdragon X50 and HiSilicon's Balong series.
Mass production next year
TSMC has started risk production of 5nm chips and expects to be ready to begin mass production in the first half of next year.
The Apple cult giveth, the Apple cult taketh away
TSMC posted its steepest profit decline in over seven years in the first quarter of the year thanks to a slowing electronics market and declining orders from the fruity cargo-cult Apple.
Mobile World Congress will show the depth of its success
The Mobile World Congress is expected to show how well TSMC’s EUV-based process is doing at attracting customers.
Chipzilla goes into meditation mode
Our earlier story from Future Horizon's conference this week went into great and intensive depth about the overall state of the semiconductor market.
But things not too bright for 2019
Malcolm Penn, CEO of British analyst firm Future Horizons, has at least three admirable traits.
Chips are down
TSMC has slashed its full year investment and forecast its sharpest quarterly revenue fall in a decade, joining a string of tech companies warning of a slowdown in global smartphone demand.
Bloomberg’s thinks Chipzilla will go the way of the dinosaurs
The days of Intel dominating chipmaking is now under threat from a company many Americans have never heard of – TSMC.
Industry contacts shared
The mobile industry is definitely outpacing the manufacturing progress of both GPUs and CPUs and this is not going to change anytime soon. Apple lead the industry with millions of 7nm A12 SoCs, Huawei and Qualcomm are joining in, while the PC industry will get them slightly later with much smaller volumes and with the help of small AMD.