TSMC celebrates 1 billion defect-free 7-nanometer chips

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) passed an impressive milestone in July, producing its one-billionth, defect-free 7-nanometer chip. According to a TSMC...

Huawei, long resilient, suffers under tougher US pressure

BEIJING (AP) — For nearly a decade, Huawei kept worldwide sales growing as Washington told U.S. phone companies not to buy its network equipment and lobbied allies to reject China's first global tech ...

Japan's Mitsubishi Chemical to expand in Taiwan as TSMC maintains strong growth momentum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thanks to strong growth momentum in Taiwan's semiconductor foundry sector, Japan's largest chemical corporation is said to be set to build a new plant in the count...

Apple's new iMac processor rumored to be named after Taiwan's highest mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Apple's yet-to-be-released A14 processor for its iMac and Mac Pro products is rumored to be named after Yushan (Mt. Jade, 玉山), Taiwan's highest peak. Said to be...

TECO director advocates Taiwan-US trade agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Director-General of the Chicago Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) Eric Huang (黃鈞耀) on Saturday (Aug. 16) commented on Taiwan-U.S. relations and advocated for a bi...

Over 100 TSMC engineers poached by Chinese chip companies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Chinese government-supported chip manufacturers have hired more than 100 experienced engineers and managers from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) since la...

Huawei to stop making Kirin processors amid US pressure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Huawei Technologies Company will stop making its advanced Kirin chipsets next month as U.S. pressure on the Chinese tech firm continues to build. During a speech at the...

US called upon to safeguard Taiwan to protect TSMC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tensions between China and the U.S. have put focus on their relations with Taiwan in terms of the chip industry and has sparked calls for the West to defend the country in...

U.S. Homebuilding Surging Amid Uncertainty

- Walton International Group’s Strategic Relationships with Top U.S. Homebuilders Set to Reap Rewards SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 3 August 2020 - Covid-19 is having a profound impact on the homebuyin...

Taiwan's TSMC 'briefly' becomes 10th most valuable company in world, Taiex passes 13,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As its share prices skyrocketed for a second day as U.S. rival Intel falters, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電) saw its market value hit US$431.74 billion...

2 winners split NT$3.124 billion Taiwan Power Lottery jackpot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two lucky winners in northern and central Taiwan on Monday (July 27) split the massive NT$3.124 billion (US$106.75 million) jackpot in the Power Lottery (威力彩). The winn...

TSMC stock soars as delays expected for Intel’s next-generation chips

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shares for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) soared by more than 9 percent during Monday morning’s (July 27) trading session after rival Intel announced ...

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Intel's stock plunges as work on new computer chip bogs down

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Intel is falling further behind in the race to build faster and more powerful computer chips, a nagging problem that may force the Silicon Valley pioneer to seek help from oth...

TSMC says no plans at present to build chip factory with Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese media on Sunday (July 19) said that the country is planning to invite Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) to jointly build an advanced chip manufacturin...