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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...

Taiwan president attends semiconductor academy opening at NCKU

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) held an opening ceremony for its new Academy of Innovative Semiconductor and Sustainable Manufacturing on Friday (Oct. 22), celebrati...

Trust key to success for Taiwan's TSMC: American economist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Columnist and author Thomas L. Friedman published an opinion article in the New York Times claiming the success of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (TSMC) re...

TSMC plans chip plant in Japan, says supply shortages easing

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp. has confirmed it is planning to build a computer chip factory in Japan. TSMC’s CEO C.C. Wei said the company, the world’s biggest contract p...

Taiwan’s TSMC posts record third quarter profit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) announced a third quarter profit of NT$156.26 billion (US$5.56 billion) on Thursday (Oct. 14). According to a TSMC stateme...

Taiwan’s TSMC confident its chips will outperform Intel's new product line

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) CEO C.C. Wei (魏哲家) says he is confident his company’s chips will out compete Intel’s recently announced product l...

Taiwan’s TSMC to start production at new Japan plant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) said Thursday (Oct. 14) that construction work on its new factory in Japan would start in 2022, with the production of chips ...

Taiwan's TSMC posts 13.8% rise in Q3 profit on global chip demand surge

TAIPEI, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Taiwan chip giant TSMC (2330.TW) posted a 13.8% jump in third quarter profit on Thursday on the back of booming demand for semiconductors to power smartphones and other gadg...

TSMC and Sony considering joint chip factory, Japan gov't to help -Nikkei

TOKYO (Reuters) - Taiwan’s TSMC and Japan’s Sony Group Corp are considering jointly building a chip factory in Japan, with the government ready to pay for some of the investment of about 8...

Taiwan’s TSMC mulling response to US supply chain disclosure request

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) said on Wednesday (Oct. 6) that it is still considering how to reply to a U.S. government request to reveal information about ...

Taiwan stands by TSMC if US government requests sensitive data

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government stands by businesses such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) if the United States demands they provide confidential information, Economic Affa...

TSMC chair says companies are hoarding chips

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The chairman of the world's largest foundry, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (TSMC), lamented what he described as the hoarding of chips, in a recent in...

Apple increases iPhone 13 chip orders from Taiwan’s TSMC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Apple has upped chip orders for its newest iPhone 13 series from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) by scaling back on orders for older, existing models. Sou...

Taiwan's economy minister speaks on IC trade secret request from US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's economy minister reiterated on Friday (Oct. 1) that the IC (integrated circuit) trade secret disclosure request from the White House was voluntary in nature, ...

Malaysia's help needed to ease global chip shortage, Taiwan says

TAIPEI, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Malaysia's help is needed to resolve the global shortage of auto semiconductors, especially when it comes to packaging, a sector affected by the country's COVID-19 cu...