Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd


  • *Exports to China -0.3 pct y/y, to U.S. +11.4 pct. TAIPEI, Dec 8- Taiwan's November export growth slightly topped expectations, as components for hot-selling gadgets such as the iPhone from Apple Inc boosted shipments. Exports to the U.S. saw a big 11.4 percent rise, which more than offset a 0.3 percent fall for those to largest trading partner China.

  • AMSTERDAM, Nov 24- ASML, the world's largest maker of lithograpy machines for the semiconductor industry pushed back its sales growth goal on Monday in a belated recognition of the struggle it has been having in commercialising its next generation of products. "We believe the market was looking for ASML to reach the disclosed financial targets by 2018," ING...

  • UPDATE 1-ASML says on track to hit year's sales target Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 3:23 AM ET

    AMSTERDAM, Oct 15- Dutch electronic chip manufacturing equipment maker ASML reported a drop in quarterly sales on Wednesday but said it was still on track to hit its full-year target as it delivers on two system orders that were delayed. Sales figures from ASML, which supplies chip lithography systems to all of the world's largest chip makers, including Intel,...

  • Aug 14- Chip-equipment maker Applied Materials Inc reported a better-than-expected third-quarter profit as contract manufacturers spend more on technology used to make smartphone and memory chips.

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  • *Q2 pretax profit up 9 pct to 94.2 stg. LONDON, July 22- ARM Holdings posted a 9 percent rise in second-quarter profit as licensing of its processor technology compensated for a slowdown in high-end smartphone sales that decimated growth in royalties.

  • *Qualcomm has already placed orders with Samsung- newspapers. TAIPEI, July 17- Shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd fell as much as 6 percent on Thursday after an analyst and Taiwanese media reported the likely loss of orders for next-generation chips from Apple Inc and Qualcomm Inc..

  • TAIPEI, July 17- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd is likely to lose orders for its next-generation chips from Apple Inc and Qualcomm Inc to rival Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, according to an analyst and Taiwanese media.

  • TAIPEI, July 16- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd, the world's largest contract chip manufacturer, expects revenue to grow at least a record 20 percent this year thanks to increased demand from smartphone makers like Apple Inc..

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  • TAIPEI, July 7- Investors wanting a slice of the crazy demand expected for Apple Inc's next version of the iPhone are rushing for what they believe is more profitable than investing in the U.S. smartphone maker: Taiwanese Apple component suppliers.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 3- Qualcomm, which makes mobile chips, said on Thursday that Chinese contract manufacturer SMIC would produce its Snapdragon processors.

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