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Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC design industry output value to increase 6.7% in 2Q16

Digi Times — The production value of Taiwan’s IC design industry is expected to increase 6.7% sequentially in the second quarter of 2016, thanks to a pick-up in handset demand, according to Digitimes Research.  30 more words


TSMC board approves US$4.1 billion for capacity expansion

Digi Times — The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of approximately US$4.101 billion to expand capacity for advanced-node manufacturing, as well as converting certain logic capacity to specialty technologies, and R&D capital investments and sustaining capital expenditure. 8 more words


TSMC begins work on 10nm A11 chips for Apple's 2017 iPhones and iPads

”Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has recently begun to tape out the design for Apple’s A11 processor built on a 10nm FinFET process, according to industry sources,” Julian Ho and Jessie Shen report for DigiTimes.. 98 more words


TSMC likely to bring forward 7nm schedule, says report

Digi Times  — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to detail its roadmap for 7nm process, including a revised production schedule for the node technology, at an investors meeting on April 14, according to a Chinese-language… 13 more words


Apple supplier TSMC sees weakening demand for phones above $500

”Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., one of the biggest suppliers of chips to Apple Inc., forecast second-quarter revenue well below analysts’ estimates as demand for smartphones priced above $500 peters out,” David Ramli and Justina Lee report for Bloomberg. 657 more words


Apple Macs to see significant graphics upgrades with new GPU launches

”Major graphics processing providers AMD and Nvidia are set to unveil new GPU products this year featuring Global Foundries’ 14 nm FinFET and TSMC’s 16 nm FinFET Plus processor nodes, respectively, allowing for significant improvements in graphics performance,” Chris Jenkins reports for MacRumors. 182 more words


TSMC and Nanjing sign 12-inch fab investment agreement

Digi Times — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced on March 28 that the company and the municipal government of Nanjing, China have signed an investment agreement. 41 more words