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TSMC Starts Building Fab 18 for 5nm Production

TSMC Fab 18 Will Produce 5nm for 2020 With the increasing demand for silicon, all major semiconductor firms are making major expansions. This is no doubt due to the increase ...

February 5, 2018 at 10:04 pm by
TSMC On-Track for 5-nanometre Chips by 2019

TSMC to Invest $20B in State-of-the-Art Chip Plant

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world’s biggest contract chip maker, is making big moves to cement its status. Currently, TSMC’s biggest contract is producing ...

October 10, 2017 at 4:53 pm by
TSMC On-Track for 5-nanometre Chips by 2019

TSMC Engineer Charged With Stealing Trade Secrets

A former engineer at semiconductor foundry Taiwanese Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has been charged with stealing trade secrets from the company, which may ...

May 4, 2017 at 6:27 pm by

Intel Claims New 10nm Process Full Generation Ahead of Competition

After many delays, Intel is finally ready to unveil their new 10nm process. According to the company, the new 10nm process will be 2.7x denser than their current 14nm process. ...

March 29, 2017 at 10:21 pm by

UMC Announces 14nm Process For Q1 2017

When we think of the semiconductor industry, the first names that come to mind are Intel, Samsung, TSMC and Global Foundries. These companies are often on the bleeding edge ...

February 14, 2017 at 8:55 am by
GlobalFoundries Invests $10 Billion to Build Plant in China

GlobalFoundries Invests $10 Billion to Build Plant in China

Diverging from recent announcements from Foxconn and Intel of building plants in the United States and bringing more manufacturing jobs in North America, California-based chip ...

February 10, 2017 at 11:00 pm by
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TSMC To Spend $15.7 Billion on new 3nm and 5nm Fabs

Despite the increasing difficulties, semiconductor fabs have continued to push the limits of silicon. After arriving at 14nm and now moving onto 10nm, investment is already ...

December 12, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

New Heat Dissipation Method Could Make Semiconductors Faster

A team of researchers from the University of California have developed a new technique for dissipating heat across electronic devices which could give a massive speed and ...

November 14, 2016 at 10:00 am by
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Samsung Starts Mass Production of 10nm Chips

Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics has announced that it has become the first in the semiconductor industry to start mass production of chips using a 10-nanometre process. ...

October 17, 2016 at 6:21 pm by
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Samsung Developing Low-Cost 14nm and High-Performance 10nm Processes

Samsung has revealed its foundry’s roadmap for the next few years, which includes the development of a low-cost 14nm FinFET process (14LPC), with hopes that it can pass on ...

April 22, 2016 at 10:40 pm by

Semiconductor Marvell Could be up for Sale

The semiconductor industry is a tough area to operate in and it is a dog-eat-dog world, and now it looks like Marvell Technology Group could be the next to be swallowed by a ...

March 8, 2016 at 10:40 am by

Taiwan Earthquake Will Affect TSMC Fab More Than Expected

In the hours after the Taiwanese earthquake, TSMC was one of the major tech firms affected by the magnitude 6.4 quake. While the semiconductor manufacturer has ...

February 16, 2016 at 2:18 pm by

Intel Admits End to Scaling and Moore’s Law

Even though everyone has pretty much already seen the writing on the wall by now, Intel has remained staunch publicly. At long last, the chip giant is admitting that scaling ...

February 12, 2016 at 11:04 am by

Nvidia Pascal GPU Will Have Impressive 17 Billion Transistors

After being stuck for what seems like forever on 28nm, we’re finally getting a glimpse of the monsters set to arrive with TSMC’s 16nm  process. Code-named Pascal, ...

July 25, 2015 at 10:21 am by

TSMC Ships 16nm FinFET Chips – 10nm and 7nm On Their Way

In a move that is sure to please AMD and Nvidia fans, TSMC has started volume production of 16nm FinFET chips. According to TSMC president and co-CEO Mark Liu, the ramp up ...

July 19, 2015 at 10:00 am by

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