TSMC to seek compensation for defective raw materials

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) will seek compensation from the company that provided it with substandard raw materials resulting in several hundred million U.S. dollars in sales losses ...

Taiwan maintains global leadership in IC wafer fab capacity

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Taiwan maintained its global leadership in integrated circuit 200mm-equivalent wafer fab capacity for the fourth consecutive year, according to U.S.-based IC Insights Inc. ...

Taiwan tops the world in IC wafer fabrication capacity 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan continued to lead in IC wafer production capacity throughout 2018 with a 21.8 percent share of the world's total. The country was trailed by South Korea, whi...

Science and Technology Minister sets 3 goals for Taiwan Semiconductor Research Institute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Inaugurating the Taiwan Semiconductor Research Institute (TSRI) Wednesday at the Hsinchu Science Park, Minister of Science and Technology, Chen Liang-gee (陳良基), envisions ...

TSMC leads domestic Taiwanese firms in patent apps 3rd year in a row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Semiconductors Corporation (TSMC) led the country in new patent applications by a domestic firm in 2018, according to a report released on Jan. 28 by the Intellectu...

Fortune ranks Taiwan's ASUS and TSMC among 'most admired' global tech firms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese businesses Asustek Computers and Taiwan Semiconductors (TSMC) have been recognized by Fortune Magazine index of the “World ‘s Most Admired Companies&...

More than 60 Taiwanese companies mull Taiwan expansion amid trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said that more than 60 Taiwanese companies are considering expanding their Taiwan operations, amid concerns stemming fro...

TSMC cleared to build new factory in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The world’s largest contract semiconductor manufacturing company, TSMC (台積電), has been cleared to commence construction of a new 3nm chip factory at the Southern Tai...

AI more disruptive than internet: Taiwan TSMC founder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Founder of the world’s largest contract semiconductor manufacturing company, TSMC (台積電), Morris Chang (張忠謀), said that the proliferation of artificial intelligence (...

US State Department official visits Taiwan, aims to strengthen trade ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ian Steff, a senior official at the U.S. Department of State, is visiting Taiwan from Dec. 3 to Dec. 4 on a trip intended to boost bilateral the relationship in areas of t...

Taiwan faces trade, geopolitical, demographic risks: Moody’s

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan faces a host of credit risks relating to the U.S.-China trade war, deteriorating relations with China, and an aging population, according to a recent report by U.S....

Trade war will affect all of Taiwan’s industries: TSMC CEO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – C.C. Wei (魏哲家) CEO and Vice President of TSMC (台積電) said that the U.S.-China trade war will affect all of Taiwan’s industries, including semiconductors, on Nov. 27, ...

Taiwanese team confirms Moore's Law with breakthrough in chip design

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese team which achieved a breakthrough in computer chip research has seen its results published in the magazine Nature Communications, the Ministry of Science and ...

Taiwan's APEC tasks achieved: envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s envoy to the APEC Leaders Meeting, Morris Chang (張忠謀), said his delegation completed all the tasks assigned by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) during his&...

Taiwan's APEC rep holds talks with U.S. Vice President Pence

Morris Chang (張忠謀), Taiwan's representative to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders summit, met with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday. At a time when the news media ha...