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Taiwan’s TSMC looks to maintain lead over Samsung with $44 billion CAPEX

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) announced last week it intends to spend between US$40 billion (NT$1.1 trillion) to US$44 billion in capital expenditure for 2...

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...

Taiwan’s MediaTek to expand R&D investments, staff

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Semiconductor maker MediaTek Inc. is looking for 2,000 new design engineers while planning to raise its investments in research and development by 10% to 20% this year, re...

Angi, Elastic fall; KB Home, Delta Air Lines rise

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., up $6.96 to $139.19. The chipmaker reported strong fo...

Taiwan chipmaker TSMC says quarterly profit $6 billion

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the biggest contract manufacturer of processor chips, reported Thursday its quarterly profit rose 16.4% over a year earlier to $6 billion ...

Japan wants 10-year pledge from Taiwan’s TSMC, other chipmakers to qualify for subsidy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tokyo is planning to require semiconductor manufacturers to keep production in the country for around 10 years to qualify for subsidies designed to attract more chipmakers...

Japan urges more chip tie-ups with Taiwan at trade talks

Japan called for greater collaboration with Taiwan on semiconductors at a bilateral economic and trade meeting on Tuesday. Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association Chairman Mitsuo Ohashi praised Taiwan Se...

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...

Wi-Fi Chipset Market 2021 In-depth Assessment, Key Trend, Industry Drivers, Future Roadmap by 2030 | Says Report Ocean

Report Ocean published a new report on the global Wi-Fi Chipset market. The study includes an in-depth analysis of regional trends and market growth in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Middle ...

3D Semiconductor Packaging Market 2021 includes Statistical Forecasts, Competitive Landscape, Key Trend, and Strategic Recommendations by 2030 | Says Report Ocean

Report Ocean published a new report on the global 3D Semiconductor Packaging market. The study includes an in-depth analysis of regional trends and market growth in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific...

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...

US academics say Taiwan could destroy TSMC factories to deter Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to make an invasion unattractive to China, Taiwan should consider a “scorched-earth” policy including the destruction of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufact...

Taiwan, Japan eye 'all round cooperation' on chips

Taiwan and Japan's ruling parties agreed on Friday to have "all round cooperation" on semiconductors and to hold regular talks, Taiwanese lawmakers said, after what are de facto discussi...

Taiwan’s TSMC continues to lead highly capital-intensive semiconductor industry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The semiconductor sector continues to be a highly capital-intensive industry, with only a few companies able to effectively compete in the field. According to DigiTimes...

TSMC chairman calls on Taiwan to speed up move toward carbon neutrality

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan needs to hurry to catch up with the global trend toward net-zero carbon emissions, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) Chairman Mark Liu (劉德音) said Tuesda...