Taiwan's TSMC not afraid of Samsung’s 5-nanometer efforts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (TSMC), the largest contract manufacturer of silicon chips in the world, said Thursday (May 21) it was not worried that its le...

TSMC halts Huawei orders in wake of new US sanctions: Nikkei Asian Review

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reportedly stopped taking orders from Huawei Technologies in the wake of new U.S. sanctions imposed on the Chinese te...

U.S. restriction on chipmakers deals critical blow to Huawei

HONG KONG (AP) — The latest U.S. sanctions on Huawei threaten to devastate China’s first global tech competitor, escalating a feud with Beijing that could disrupt technology industries worldwide. ...

US adds new sanction on Chinese tech giant Huawei

BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. government has imposed new restrictions on Chinese tech giant Huawei’s ability to use American technology, stepping up a conflict with Beijing over industry developm...

TSMC to build $12 billion chip factory in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced on Friday (May 15) that it will be building a semiconductor facility in Arizona with support from the state and...

Intel mulls new chip plant amid concern over Asian supplies

NEW YORK (AP) — Intel is talking to the Trump administration about building a new semiconductor plant in the United States amid concern about relying on suppliers in Asia for chips used in a wide vari...

Taiwan’s TSMC announces pay increase for fifth year in a row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced a 3 to 5 percent employee pay raise Thursday (April 30) for the fifth consecutive year. The entry-level mont...

Taiwan to postpone digital ID scheme due to coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will hold off on the plan to roll out a new generation national electronic identification cards (eID) as a result of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. T...

U.S. brokerage cuts target price on TSMC shares amid COVID-19 concerns

A U.S.-based brokerage has lowered its target price for shares in contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), citing the escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide, which coul...

US poised to restrict TSMC's chip sales to China's Huawei

The United States has been aiming to curb the supply of chips sold by contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) to China's Huawei Technologies Co. through planned heavier sa...

Taiwan chip giant TSMC wants 30,000 employees to work from home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (TSMC), the largest chip contract manufacturer in the world, wants 30,000 of its employees to work at home after a staff membe...

Taiwan’s TSMC in battle mode against coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has initiated an emergency response to fight the coronavirus after the world’s largest semiconductor foundry confirm...

Taiwan's TSMC confirms first case of Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC, 台積電), the world's largest semiconductor foundry, on Wednesday (March 18) confirmed that one of its employees has cont...

TSMC toughens disease control amid mounting coronavirus threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) became the only company to join a tech meeting via conference call on Friday (March 5) as the world’s largest semic...

Taiwan shares plunge on US market volatility

Taiwan shares moved sharply lower Friday morning after the U.S. markets plunged overnight on growing fears over the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States, dealers said. In...