Taiwan's TSMC faces possible impact from US-Huawei clash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Donald Trump is considering cutting Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies off from global chip suppliers, including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing C...

Taiwan’s Foxconn and TSMC get permission to resume operations in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei-based electronics manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group has received the nod from the Chinese government to restart operations at its factory in Zhengzhou, ...

U.S. brokerage raises target price on TSMC shares to over NT$400

An American brokerage has increased its target price on shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) to NT$402 (US$13.42) after the company's strong 2020 guidance at an investor confere...

TSMC forecasts 2020 sales growth at over 17%

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, said on Thursday that its consolidated sales for 2020 will grow more than 17 percent from a year earlier in 2...

Pentagon ups pressure on Taiwan’s TSMC to produce chips in the U.S.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Fearing interference from China, the Pentagon wants Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) to produce military-grade chips in the United States, the Nikkei Asian Re...

Taiwan shares end down amid geopolitical conflicts

Shares in Taiwan moved lower Wednesday, extending losses from a session earlier, as investors were motivated to cut their holdings by Iran's bombing of an airbase in Iraq housing U.S. troops, deal...

TSMC's supply of 14-nm chips to China’s Huawei threatened by US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New measures by the United States could threaten Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) supply of 14-nanometer chips to China’s Huawei, reports said Wednesday...

Taiwan exports end 2-month falling streak in November

Taiwan's exports rose more than 3 percent from a year earlier in November, breaking a two-month downward streak, as Taiwanese companies raised their local production in a bid to avoid the impact o...

Taiwan's MediaTek sales to grow 20% in 2020 on 5G chips: U.S. brokerage

MediaTek Inc., the largest integrated circuit designer in Taiwan, will see 20 percent sales growth in 2020 on the back of new 5G chips, a U.S. brokerage forecast Wednesday. In a research note, the ...

Taiwan's TSMC set to rank as world's No. 3 chip supplier

Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is expected to rank as the world's third largest integrated circuit supplier in 2019, while MediaTek Inc., a Taiwanese IC designer,...

Taiwan TSMC's capex forecast to hit high in Q4: advisory firm

On the back of the need for high-end technology development, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, is expected to achieve a quarterly high in capit...

Founder of Taiwan's TSMC discusses lessons learned in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Morris Chang (張忠謀), founder of the world's largest contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), was invited to speak at the Talent Circulation All...

Taiwan and US dedicate November to innovation and cybersecurity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the United States want to deepen their cooperation in innovation, but a precondition is the safety of intellectual property rights, one of the purposes of the j...

TSMC starts work on US$19.6 Billion 3nm fab in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) has begun construction on a new US$19.6 billion 3nm fab that is anticipated to be completed in 2023. TSMC has acquired 30 ...

Morris Chang rules out being Han’s running mate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Morris Chang (張忠謀), CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), has denied that he will become Kaohsiung mayor Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) Kuomintang (KMT) 2020 vic...