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Thursday, 23 January 2014 10:08

TSMC starts mass production of 20 nm chips

Taiwan's TSMC has begun mass production of 20-nanometer chips before the previously scheduled time. According to the company's vice president C. C. Wei, TSMC began the production of large quantities of chips in the above production process a month earlier than it was originally planned.

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Taiwanese company MediaTek plans to invest more than $1 billion in development of more than 20 new chips in 2014 that will be built into smart phones, tablets, TVs, DVD players, and wireless devices. MediaTek usually spends about 20% of the annual amount collected from the sale on the research and development department.

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Sunday, 14 April 2013 09:07

TSMC speeds up FinFET production

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Morris Chang, founder and director of TSMC published some of the company's plans for the near and distant future. The company has moved the start of production of 16 nanometer chips in SONFET technology to the end of this year, which is slightly earlier than planned.

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It seems that Apple and Qualcomm wanted to try and lock out competition when it comes to the use of TSMC (The Taiwanese Semi-Conductor Manufacturing Corporation). The pair attempted to buy themselves a nice exclusive deal with TSMC with a large bundle of cash (over $1 billion). However, TSMC decided that there was more money to be had in keeping things open.  The original deal from Qualcomm and Apple was to make sure the pair had access to production facilities. TSMC replied by saying that they could always expand if there was a need, but that they would internally fund it.

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