TSMC sales in May hit 2019 high, but still down from 2018

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, reported that sales rose in May from a month earlier to top the NT$80 billion (US$2.55 billion) mark but were...

U.S. policies toward Taiwan are schizophrenic: ex-AIT chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The policies of the United States’ Trump Administration toward Taiwan are schizophrenic, former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Richard Bush told a seminar in Tai...

Taiwan’s TSMC says demand from China’s Huawei falling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the largest contract chipmaker in the world, said Wednesday (June 5) that demand from embattled Chinese electronics giant Hu...

Taiwan now No.1 biggest semiconductor equipment spender in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan was the biggest spender on semiconductor equipment in the first quarter of this year, bucking a worldwide downtrend in the industry, announced SEMI on Tuesday (June 4). ...

Taiwan’s TSMC still expects growth despite Huawei trouble

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the largest contract chipmaker in the world, still expected its business to grow in the second half of the year despite the ...

MSCI cuts Taiwan's weighting in three indexes

Global index provider MSCI Inc. has decided to lower Taiwan's weighting in three of its indexes in the latest adjustments announcement overnight after a semi-annual index review. According to d...

Taiwan Semiconductor founder receives lifetime achievement award in New York

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Morris Chang (張忠謀), the founder of chip giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Global Technology Innovation from the Co...

Taiwan ranks No.1 in IC material market for 9th straight year

Taiwan ranked as the largest semiconductor material market in the world for the ninth consecutive year in 2018, according to data released Wednesday by the global industry association SEMI. The SEM...

Taiwan Semiconductor founder wins lifetime achievement award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Morris Chang (張忠謀), the founder of chip giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), won the Lifetime Achievement Award for Global Technology Innovation from the Committ...

Taiwan to overtake South Korea and become global No.2 for semiconductors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan is likely to overtake South Korea and return to its position as the global No.2 for the production of semiconductors, the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) ...

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. ...

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&...

The Latest: Rare walk-back from Apple weighs on US markets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on sales at Apple Inc., which issued a rare cut to its revenue forecast citing weakness in China (all times local): 9:15 a.m. A rare...

Mayor-elect of Tainan, Taiwan mulling marketing trip to China

TAIPEI (CNA) --Tainan Mayor-elect Huang Wei-che (黃偉哲) of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) said recently that he will consider visiting China to market his city's tourism if the opport...