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Taiwan top court rules in favor of TSMC in lawsuit against ex-R&D director

Digi Times — Taiwan’s top court has ruled in favor of TSMC in a trade secret case against Liang Mong-song, a former senior director of R&D at TSMC. 53 more words

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Samsung stole trade secrets from TSMC to win Apple A9 stamping deal

”In February we posted a detailed report titled ‘TSMC Sues Former Employee for Giving Samsung Trade Secrets,” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple. “The report was about TSMC suing a former employee by the name of Liang Mong-song for giving away their crown jewels to Samsung. 276 more words


Taiwan’s top court has ruled that former TSMC R&D director Liang Mong-song revealed to Samsung trade secrets that enabled it to copy the chipmaker’s FinFET manufacturing processes, reports… 170 more words

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TSMC stays neutral on ASE's bid for SPIL shares

Digi Times — TSMC would not comment on Advanced Semiconductor Engineering’s (ASE) recently-announced bid to take up a major stake in Siliconware Precision (SPIL), according to the contract chipmaker.  39 more words


TSMC growing its 16nm client base

Digi Times — Foundry chipmaker TSMC has been actively pursuing 16nm FinFET chip orders in order to gain a majority of market share in the FinFET segment starting 2016, according to market sources.  58 more words


China IC foundries, backend firms soliciting orders from Taiwan

Digi Times — China-based IC foundries including Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Huali Microelectronics (HLMC), and backend firms such as Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology (JCET) and Nantong Fujitsu Microelectronics (NFME) are soliciting orders from Taiwan’s fabless IC firms, according to industry sources. 8 more words


Report: Apple squeezing Samsung and TSMC for last-minute price cuts on A9 chips

A new report suggests that Apple is playing A9 chip makers Samsung and TSMC against one another in the lead up to the launch of new iPhones, attempting to extract last-minute price reductions for its next-generation processors. 240 more words

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