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TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) is planning to build several more chipmaking factories in the U.S. state of Arizona beyond the one currently planned, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
To understand why the US$450bil (RM1.85 trillion) semiconductor industry has lurched into crisis, a helpful place to start is a one-dollar part called a display driver.
Soaring demand for chips and other key semiconductor products is fuelling the expansion plans of chip makers in Dresden, home to a cluster of IT and microelectronics manufacturers.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Renesas Electronics Corp now believes damage from a fire at its chip-making plant in northeast Japan was more extensive than first thought, a company spokeswoman said on Monday.
TAIPEI/SEOUL (Reuters) - Asian chipmakers are rushing to expand their production capacity to meet a global shortage that has been acutely felt by carmakers, but the firms warn that the supply gap may take many months to plug as they struggle to keep up with strong demand.
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) is "expediting" auto-related products through its wafer fabs and reallocating wafer capacity, the company said on Thursday, amid a global shortage of auto chips.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Taiwan's GlobalWafers made what it said was a final attempt to save a 4.35 billion euro ($5.3 billion) bid for Germany's Siltronic on Monday by lowering the minimum acceptance threshold and extending its offer deadline.
The accelerated digital transformation across almost every sector amid the coronavirus pandemic is boosting an esoteric collection of Japanese companies that dominate the global supply of semiconductor materials.
In Newport, Wales, a former bastion of the coal industry, a handful of semiconductor manufacturers dream of a new Silicon Valley.
Chipmakers have spent two decades pouring investment into a revolutionary new technique to push the limits of physics and cram more transistors onto slices of silicon.