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TSMC and Sony build new factory in Japan
Published in News
Tuesday, 12 October 2021 12:16

TSMC and Sony build new factory in Japan


Fighting the global shortage  

TSMC, the world's largest contract chipmaker, and Sony are considering joint construction of a semiconductor factory in western Japan amid a global chip shortage.

TSMC jacks up prices
Published in News
Friday, 27 August 2021 11:26

TSMC jacks up prices


Its good to be the King

Contract chipmaking giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing is jacking up its prices on products by as much as 20 percent because there is a chip shortage and it is a damn fine time to make a bit of cash.

Intel shows its Xe-HPG roadmap and details the Arc Alchemist GPU
Published in Graphics


Shows Intel Xe SS (Super Sampling) as well

During its 2021 Architecture Day Intel gave a few more details about its upcoming Intel Arc GPUs, including the full roadmap, more details about the Arc Alchemist GPU, as well as the Intel Xe SS (Super Sampling) technology.

TSMC beats Tencent
Published in News
Thursday, 19 August 2021 13:24

TSMC beats Tencent


Asia’s most valuable firm

The world's largest chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has overtaken Chinese tech behemoth Tencent to become Asia's most valuable firm.

TSMC posts record quarter
Published in News
Thursday, 15 July 2021 11:32

TSMC posts record quarter


Jumping by a fifth

TSMC said that its quarterly sales and forecast revenue for the current quarter will jump by at least a fifth, thanks to a pandemic-led surge in global demand for semiconductors that power smartphones, laptops and cars.

Foxconn and TSMC buy 10 million COVID-19 vaccine doses
Published in News


Donating them to the government to bypass China ban

Foxconn and TSMC have agreed to buy 10 million COVID-19 vaccine doses for the island of Taiwan. The two companies will be paying up to $35 a dose of the BioNTech vaccine and donating them to the government.

Apple and Intel sign up for TSMCs 's 3nm tech
Published in PC Hardware


Ready for next year

Apple and Intel will be the first adopters of TSMC's next-generation chip production technology ahead of its deployment as early as next year.

Something odd spotted in TSMC’s Arizona plans
Published in News


TSMC might be expanding the project’s scope

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that TSMC’s plans to build a 5nm process node in Arizona might be considerably more ambitious than thought.

TSMC founder looks for COVID vaccines
Published in News
Friday, 18 June 2021 11:27

TSMC founder looks for COVID vaccines


Wants to help the government out

Taiwan will allow Terry Gou, the billionaire founder of Taiwan's Foxconn and TSMC to negotiate on the government's behalf for COVID-19 vaccines.

TSMC starts work on Arizona site
Published in News
Wednesday, 02 June 2021 11:14

TSMC starts work on Arizona site


$12 billion on new chip factory

TSMC has started work on a site in Arizona where it plans to spend $12 billion to build a computer chip factory.