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TSMC builds chips 1/5000 the thickness of a human hair in a fab as big as 20 soccer fields

Top contract chip maker TSMC may have outsmarted rivals Samsung Electronics and Intel in the race to build the tiniest and most powerful chips for smartphones and tablets by building big.

Wednesday, 9 October, 2013, 3:40pm

TSMC chief sees world of smaller computing devices

In Morris Chang Chung-mou's crystal ball, the future belongs to smartwatches and glasses. The 82-year-old chairman and chief executive of the world's largest contract chip maker, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp, forecasts personal computing devices will shrink even more.

3 Jul 2013 - 5:15am 1 comment

Lenovo, SMIC in China-style divorces

Their relatively low costs and access to the fast-growing China market often make major Chinese tech firms look like attractive business partners to their foreign peers.

5 Sep 2012 - 5:23pm

Chip maker heading for a return to profit

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC), the mainland's largest chip foundry, expects the improving economy, its new management team, and a settlement with rival Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) to help ease it back into the black after posting a near-US$1 billion loss last year.

28 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

TSMC and SMIC left out of chip rebound

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp are still struggling despite a rebound in the global chip market.

While semiconductor equipment supplier ASM Pacific Technology last month reported a return to profit, chipmakers such as TSMC and SMIC felt only more pain.

7 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

SMIC wins a tactical victory in TSMC suit

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) has won a first-round victory in its court battle with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC), getting portions of the lawsuit brought by its cross-strait rival dismissed on jurisdictional grounds.

23 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

SMIC wins a tactical victory in TSMC suit

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) has won a first-round victory in its court battle with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), getting portions of the lawsuit brought by its cross-strait rival dismissed on jurisdictional grounds.

23 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Infringement allegations denied

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) believes a patent infringement lawsuit from a Taiwanese competitor has few merits and says it has never used proprietary information from its rival.

14 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Tech rally powers Asian markets to higher close

A rally in heavyweight technology stocks helped some Asian markets to their highest levels in weeks on Thursday after a spate of earnings releases in the United States and Europe fuelled hopes for a turnaround in the battered sector.

24 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Hi-tech venture brings together US pioneers

Hambrecht & Quist's Silicon Harbour partners include IBM, Intel, Hewlett-Packard and an unnamed Taiwanese chip-maker, according to chairman Hsu Ta-lin.

13 Jul 1999 - 12:00am

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