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  1. Jamie McKane

    TSMC expects impressive profits despite Huawei ban

    TSMC expects impressive profits despite Huawei ban Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. projected quarterly revenue well above analysts’ estimates, brushing aside concerns that tighter U.S. sanctions on No. 2 customer Huawei Technologies Co. could dampen its business. Shares in the world’s...
  2. Jamie McKane

    TSMC to boost investment in technology this year

    TSMC to boost investment in technology this year Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.’s plan to spend as much as $15 billion on technology and capacity in 2019 -- roughly 50% higher than originally envisioned -- is spurring hopes that the dawn of fifth-generation networks will rev up global...
  3. Jamie McKane

    TSMC looks to new iPhones for share price revival

    TSMC looks to new iPhones for share price revival All eyes will be on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.’s outlook after the world’s largest contract chip manufacturer suffered its worst sales drop in nearly eight years. Analysts expect the company’s third-quarter estimates -- due today...
  4. Jamie McKane

    TSMC predicts slow revenue growth due to weak smartphone sales

    TSMC predicts slow revenue growth due to weak smartphone sales Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. is predicting another weak quarter for revenue growth, as the chipmaker to Apple Inc. and Huawei Technologies Co. grapples with global smartphone market malaise. The world’s largest...
  5. Jamie McKane

    TSMC expects disappointing sales due to weak iPhone demand

    TSMC expects disappointing sales due to weak iPhone demand Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. forecast quarterly revenue sharply below projections, underscoring the deepening slowdown in both iPhone sales and the global economy. Apple Inc.’s main chipmaker foresees revenue of $7.3 billion...
  6. Jamie McKane

    TSMC's $43-billion wipeout is far from over

    TSMC's $43-billion wipeout is far from over The worst isn’t over yet for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. after the stock suffered its most painful quarter in a decade, analysts warn. TSMC will struggle to plug the hole left by Apple Inc.’s declining smartphone orders in 2019, according...
  7. Jamie McKane

    Intel's chipmaking throne challenged by TSMC

    Intel's chipmaking throne challenged by TSMC For more than 30 years, Intel Corp. has dominated chipmaking, producing the most important component in the bulk of the world’s computers. That run is now under threat from a company many Americans have never heard of. Taiwan Semiconductor...
  8. Jamie McKane

    TSMC expects disappointing sales due to slow smartphone market

    TSMC expects disappointing sales due to slow smartphone market Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. forecast revenue below analysts’ estimates, as the sole supplier of Apple Inc.’s iPhone processors grapples with a stalling global smartphone market. TSMC, which is also struggling with a...
  9. Jamie McKane

    TSMC blames WannaCry for plant closures

    TSMC blames WannaCry for plant closures Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. blamed a variant of the 2017 WannaCry ransomware for the unprecedented shutdown of several plants, as it ramps up chipmaking for Apple Inc.’s next iPhones. Full operations have resumed and the malware will...
  10. Jamie McKane

    TSMC soars due to strong smartphone outlook

    TSMC soars due to strong smartphone outlook Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. climbed the most in almost two years as investors focused on its prediction that the outlook for high-priced devices would be strong in the second half. Shares in the world’s largest contract chipmaker rose...
  11. Jamie McKane

    TSMC starts production of next-gen iPhone chips

    TSMC starts production of next-gen iPhone chips Apple Inc. manufacturing partner Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. has started mass production of next-generation processors for new iPhones launching later this year, according to people familiar with the matter. The processor, likely...
  12. Jamie McKane

    TSMC sees massive growth due to Bitcoin mining

    TSMC sees massive growth due to Bitcoin mining The world’s biggest maker of bespoke microchips may see digital currencies like Bitcoin become even more important than Apple's iPhone for its growth.
  13. Jamie McKane

    TSMC founder retires as chip industry heats up

    TSMC founder retires as chip industry heats up Morris Chang announced last week he would step down as chairman of TSMC next year.
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    KLA-Tencor quarterly outlook misses Street expectations

    KLA-Tencor quarterly outlook misses Street expectations KLA-Tencor Corp forecast earnings and revenue for the current quarter that were weaker than expected by Wall Street, saying foundry customers were taking longer to validate and pay for newly delivered chip manufacturing tools.
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