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Chipworks Teardown confirms Apple using TSMC for 20nm A8 chip in iPhone 6, not Samsung

As the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus hits retail and reaches customers today, the teardown process to find out exactly what’s inside of the new iPhones this year has already begun with… 374 more words

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TSMC's market share to be boosted by new 28-nanometer process

TAIPEI–A new cost-competitive 28-nanometer process developed by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台灣積體電路) may help the world’s largest contract chip maker gain more market share, according to Germany’s Deutsche Bank AG. 44 more words


TSMC see follow-up IC orders for iPhone 6 devices

Foreign chipset suppliers have placed follow-up orders for chips to be used in iPhone 6 devices with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), extending order visibility of foundry houses to the first quarter of 2015, according to industry sources. 44 more words


TSMC to maintain dominance: foreign brokerage

TAIPEI, Taiwan — According to a recent report by Deutsche Bank AG, TSMC (台積電) is poised to command more than 70 percent of the global market for 28-nanometer and 32-nanometer semiconductor fabrication, as the Taiwan-based sector bellwether commences mass production of its high-performance 28-nanometer variant (HPC) designed to power low- and mid-tier mobile devices. 9 more words


TSMC to secure orders for Apple's A9 chip: analysts

TAIPEI, Taiwan — As global markets await the unveiling of Apple’s iPhone 6 handset, reports indicate that analysts are expecting TSMC to secure manufacturing orders for the U.S.-based company’s upcoming A9 processor that is slated to power next year’s iPhone handset. 44 more words


Taiwanese and Chinese companies need to develop innovation: TSMC

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Both Taiwanese and Chinese businesses need to develop their innovation ability, and by doing so, companies across the strait will no longer need to rely on toil and sweat to make a profit, said a senior officer of Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. 50 more words


Apple's A8 processor launch and its impact on Intel's mobile CPUs

“When Apple introduces their new version of the iPhone 6 in the weeks ahead, I expect them to take an extraordinary amount of time to position its 20nm A8 processor as significantly better than Intel’s 14nm Broadwell across the full range of its mobile product line,” Ed McKernan writes for Seeking Alpha. 236 more words