President Tsai sees Taiwan as world's semiconductor manufacturing leader

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told leading figures in the Taiwanese semiconductor sector on Thursday (Sept. 24) that she wanted to turn the country into a world leader in a...

TSMC plans to establish foundries all over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (TSMC), the world’s largest contract chipmaker, will establish foundries all over the country as it prepares to launch a...

Asian markets mixed after Wall Street rises on dealmaking

Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street rose on a flurry of corporate deals and China's economic activity improved. Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul gained, whi...

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How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Wall Street ended solidly higher Monday following a burst of big corporate deals. The S&P 500 rose 1.3%, erasing much of its loss from last week. Technology companies led the gai...

Nvidia to buy UK chipmaker Arm from Softbank in $40B deal

LONDON (AP) — U.S. graphics chip maker Nvidia said it plans to buy U.K.-based Arm Holdings in a deal worth up to $40 billion, in a move that would create a global industry powerhouse. ...

Nvidia to buy rival chipmaker Arm from Softbank for $40B

Computer graphics chip company Nvidia said it plans to buy Britain's Arm Holdings for $40 billion, in a merger of two leading chipmakers. Santa Clara, California-based Nvidia and Arm...

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How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

U.S. stocks gave up an early gain and moved steadily lower all day Thursday, erasing nearly all of a rally from a day earlier and extending their losses for the week. Technology and...

Intra-Cellular, Qorvo rise; Slack, Tiffany fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Wednesday: AstraZeneca Plc., down $1.07 to $53.64. The drug developer halted late-stage studies o...

Taiwan’s TSMC surges to No. 23 on global earnings list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (TSMC), the world’s largest contract chipmaker, jumped to No. 23 among companies according to earnings on a list drawn u...

Taiwan’s TSMC embarks on unprecedented recruitment drive

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (TSMC), the world’s largest contract chip maker, is planning to recruit 8,000 employees this year — double its usu...

SMIC shares plummet as specter of US ban threatens China's chip self-sufficiency

Shares of China’s SMIC fell by over a fifth on Monday after news of potential U.S. sanctions against the chipmaker, wiping about HK$31 billion ($4 billion) off its market value and prompting ana...

Chinese chipmaker denies military ties as US steps up feud

BEIJING (AP) — China’s leading maker of semiconductors has denied it has any links to the military following reports Washington is considering stepping up its feud with Beijing over technology and sec...

Yext, Alphabet fall; Domo, Cooper rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Friday: Domo, Inc., up $3 to $40.28. The software maker beat Wall Street's second-quarter earnings...