Tags » TSMC

TSMC ramps up production of Apple's next-gen 7nm A12 SoC

”Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is likely to score record profits for 2018 as the company will be gradually ramping up volume production of 7nm process in the second half of the year to fulfill lucrative orders from Apple for fabricating A12 application processors for its 2018 new iPhone models and from Quacomm for processing its new-generation smartphone chips, according to industry sources,” Monica Chen and Willis Ke report for Digitimes. 173 more words


Apple, Philip Morris, chip stocks lead Wall Street slide; financials gain

US stocks dropped on Thursday, weighed down by a broad-based decline in technology stocks from Apple to chipmakers as well as a tumble in consumer staples such as Philip Morris and P&G. 126 more words

Apple, Nvidia shares fall after TSMC gives weak guidance

”A major Asian chip manufacturer’s weaker than expected guidance for the June quarter is driving technology stocks lower,” Tae Kim reports for CNBC. “”

“Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) on Thursday said its revenue forecast range for its second quarter is $7.8 billion to $7.9 billion versus the Wall Street estimate of $8.8 billion,” Kim reports. 149 more words


Apple Working With TSMC to Develop MicroLED Panels for Future Apple Watch and Augmented Reality Wearable Device

(Source: www.macrumors.com)

Apple is working with TSMC to develop micro LED panels on silicon-based backplanes for use in the Apple Watch and an augmented reality (AR) wearable device, Lin noted.

633 more words

Samsung's Galaxy S9 first weekend sales in South Korea get lukewarm reception

”South Korean consumers are not that enthusiastic about the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus,” Cho Jin-young reports for BusinessKorea.

“‘It seems many consumers are thinking that the latest models are not that different from the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy A8, which were released a year ago and in January this year, respectively,’ a retailer explained on March 17, the first weekend since the release of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus,” Cho reports. 258 more words


Samsung Galaxy S9 thoroughly beaten by Apple's iPhone X/8/8 Plus in early benchmarks

”I promised an update on the performance scores of the Exynos 9810 variant of the Galaxy S9,” Andrei Frumusanu reports for Ars Technica. “I was able to have some time with one of the demo devices at the launch event and thoroughly benchmark it with a few of our common tests.” 330 more words


Samsung confirms it is making ASIC chips for cryptocurrency mining

(Source: techcrunch.com)

Fresh from toppling Intel as the planet’s biggest seller of chipsets, Samsung has confirmed that it has begun manufacturing ASIC chips which are used to mine bitcoin, ether and other cryptocurrencies. 266 more words