TSMC Forecasts Tepid Q3
News & Analysis 7/18/2013 4 comments
Foundry chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. has said that demand for its wafers will "moderate" in the third quarter after it reported record sales and profits for 2Q13.
Xilinx Tapes Out 20nm FPGA
News & Analysis 7/9/2013 2 comments
Xilinx says it has taped out the first merchant chip in TSMC's 20nm process, the FPGA sporting its Ultrascale architecture.
Complex Chips Make Tangled Business
Blog 7/3/2013 5 comments
As chip complexity has increased, design has climbed in abstraction, and it has created a Byzantine network of business models and opportunities. But are too many entities trying to take profit across the design process killing the goose that lays the golden IC?