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Taiwan’s TSMC, MediaTek looking to add 10,000 engineers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese chipmakers Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) and MediaTek are looking to hire more than 10,000 engineers in total this year. Sources told Nikkei th...

India launches semiconductor mission amid FTA talks with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India launched its new scheme to attract investment in semiconductor manufacturing on Saturday (Jan. 1) by formally beginning to accept applications to set up fabs in the ...

Taiwan’s TSMC and other chipmakers facing labor shortage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Semiconductor manufacturers are struggling to find talent to staff chip plants being built to address the global chip crunch. The shrinking pool of qualified workers ha...

Taiwan’s semiconductors in the crosshairs amid US-China competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has become important to both the U.S. and China as it has come to dominate the production of the world’s most advanced semiconductors. The chips being prod...

Taiwan semiconductor production on pace for record growth in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s semiconductor production is forecast to have grown by more than 25% this year to reach a historic high amid the ongoing global chip crunch. Chip output f...

Coronavirus: Central Europe's car concentration backfires

Some estimates suggest that the chip shortage could cost the global auto industry around €200 billion ($229 billion) in 2021 alone. Customers face a long wait to get their hands on a new car and ...

Apple supplier Foxconn cautious on 2022 revenue outlook

TAIPEI, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Apple supplier Foxconn (2317.TW) forecast on Friday that a global chip shortage would run into the second half of 2022 and its fourth-quarter revenue for electronics, includ...

US congressmen spotted visiting Taiwan's TSMC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation of U.S. lawmakers on a low-key surprise visit to Taiwan were seen visiting chip-making juggernaut Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) on Thursday (N...

Honda lowers profit, vehicle sales forecast over chip crunch

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Honda lowered its profit and vehicle sales forecasts for the fiscal year, pointing Friday to shortages of computer chips and rising material costs. H...

South Korea's semiconductor companies to partially hand over data to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korea’s semiconductor giants will hand over data to the U.S. by next Monday (Nov. 8) to the extent it does not violate non-disclosure agreements with the firms...

Sony confirms possible venture with Taiwan’s TSMC on Japan chip fab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sony Group confirmed it is mulling a partnership with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) to construct a chip fab in Japan. Sony Chief Financial Officer Totoki...

Taiwan’s TSMC will hand over data to US government by Nov. 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) will provide data requested by the United States government by Nov. 8, reports said Friday (Oct. 22). The administration o...

Apple likely to cut iPhone 13 production due to chip crunch -Bloomberg News

Oct 12 (Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is likely to slash production of its iPhone 13 by as many as 10 million units due to the global chip shortage, Bloomberg News reported on Tuesday, citing people f...

Japan's July factory output slips as COVID-19 hits car production

TOKYO, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Japan's industrial output shrank in July as car production took a hit from a coronavirus resurgence in Asia that has cast doubt over the recovery in the world's third...

Taiwan’s MediaTek upbeat about continued performance in 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fabless Taiwanese chipmaker MediaTek is expecting to see continued demand for its chips throughout 2022. MediaTek is hoping that improvements in integrated circuit (IC)...