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TSMC to offer more wafer starts to MediaTek in 3Q14

On the request of MediaTek, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will supply MediaTek with wafer starts 10% more than what the chipset maker expected to receive in the third quarter of 2014, according to industry sources. 56 more words


iPhone 6 makes Apple the biggest client of the world's top chip supplier

We’ve seen a good number of conflicting reports regarding the iPhone 6, but most publications agree that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is going to be a major supplier for the new smartphone’s processor when it launches later this year. 196 more words


Apple to become largest client for TSMC, say sources

Apple is expected to become the largest client for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) as the Taiwan-based foundry house has begun to ramp up production of A8 processors and is likely to continue to fabricate the vendor’s A9 CPUs in 2015, according to industry sources. 37 more words


Commentary: TSMC should support MediaTek to counter Samsung-Qualcomm alliance

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) should support MediaTek with its technology and production capacity to counter the alliance between Samsung Electronics and Qualcomm in order to prevail in the 14/16nm segment. 40 more words


Taiwan June export order growth fastest in 1-1/2 years as Apple ramps next-gen iPhones, iPads

“Taiwan’s export orders in June grew at their fastest pace in 1-1/2 years, beating expectations, as its manufacturers rushed to fill orders for new smartphones from Apple Inc and others,” Faith Hung and Emily Chan report for Reuters. 202 more words


Samsung May Replace TSMC as Main Supplier of A-Series Chips in 2015

Apple may be looking to Samsung for production of its next-generation A-series chips in 2015, consequently reducing orders from current chip supplier TSMC, according to a new… 168 more words


Apple once again finds that dumping Samsung is harder than it looks

In an effort to further distance itself from rival Samsung, Apple signed an agreement with TSMC regarding the ongoing production of microprocessors for its smartphones and other devices last summer. 175 more words