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TSMC Sees Demand Grow in Q3 as Customers Gear Up for Holiday Sales

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, the world’s largest contract chipmaker and an Apple Inc supplier, said it expects a third-quarter pick-up as customers stock up on chips for new launches in time for the year-end holiday season. Revenue for July-September is expected to reach between TWD 254 billion ($7.93 billion) and TWD 257 billion, up from the second quarter’s TWD 221.81 ... Read More »

TSMC Sees Drop in Q1 Profits Due to Delayed Shipments

Top chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing on Thursday reported a plunge in quarterly profits after a powerful earthquake delayed shipments, and slashed its outlook for the next three months. The world’s biggest tailor-made microchip maker by revenue said first-quarter net income fell to TWD 64.78 billion (roughly Rs. 13,318 crores), down 18 percent from a year earlier and in line with ... Read More »

TSMC Will Be Sole Supplier of Processors for Next iPhone Models: Report

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd will be the exclusive supplier of mobile processors for Apple Inc’s next iPhones, South Korea’s Electronic Times reported on Thursday citing unnamed industry sources. TSMC beat rival chipmaker Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to make the processors using 10-nanometre manufacturing technology, the report said. Samsung and TSMC both supply the processors for the iPhone 6s and ... Read More »

TSMC Says Quake Impact on Shipments Marginal

Apple Inc supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) said silicon wafers were damaged at a plant in southern Taiwan where a quake hit early on Saturday, affecting no more than 1 percent of first-quarter shipments. The world’s biggest contract chipmaker has one of its largest and latest 12-inch wafer production facilities in the city of Tainan, where a 6.4-magnitude ... Read More »