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Analyst: iPad Pro and Apple Pencil hit by production issues

”KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says Apple is seeing less than satisfactory output of iPad Pro’s massive 12.9-inch display, the tablet’s main draw,” Mikey Campbell reports for AppleInsider. 259 more words


TSMC board approves US$4 billion for advanced technology capacity expansion

Digi Times — The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of US$3.96 billion for expanding capacity for advanced-node manufacturing, and packaging and assembly, as well as construction of fab facilities and installation of facility systems, and first-quarter 2016 R&D capital investments and sustaining capital expenditures. 8 more words


MediaTek, TSMC urge Taiwan government to ease restrictions on China investment in chipmakers

Digi Times — The chairmen of MediaTek and TSMC both agree that Taiwan’s government should be more liberal towards the issue of allowing China-based firms to invest in the local IC industry sectors, and pursue an open policy for the local chipmakers’ cooperation with their China-based counterparts. 8 more words


Apple's upcoming 'A10' a six-core processor?

”According to a rumor, Apple’s next processor should bear the name ‘A10’ and it may come with as much as six-cores,” Vanja Kljaic reports for VR. 188 more words


Lower Emerging Market Smartphone Demand Sinks TSMC's Net Profit

China Tech News — TSMC said that due to the declining demands of smartphones in the emerging markets and severe market competition, the company’s net profit was NTD75.33 billion in the third quarter of 2015, a year-on-year drop of 1.3% and a decrease of 5.1% compared with the previous quarter.



iPhone 6S #Chipgate: Does your phone have the 'bad' chip?

Ever since Richard Nixon’s resignation from the Office of the President in a now infamous incident called Watergate, the suffix “gate” has come to be associated with anything scandalous. 617 more words


What TSMC has revealed about Apple's future

”Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company’s Q3 earnings conference telecast shed much light on its partnership with Apple, as well as its future plans for the partnership,” Mark Hibben writes for Seeking Alpha. 380 more words