The drought in Taiwan has reportedly caused tension between rice farmers and chip makers because of new irrigation rules.
TSMC and UMC have reportedly started to purchase water as Taiwan’s drought threatens semiconductor production.
TSMC is expected to announce an American chip fabricator later this week, contradicting earlier reports
Samsung opened its doors to offer a look at the company's past, present and future activities, complete with demos and cutting edge 10nm FinFET wafers.
GlobalFoundries said it will be expanding its Fab 8 manufacturing campus Malta, New York with a $2 billion R&D fab.
AMD and Cadence taped out the first ARM Cortex-A7 test chip in Samsung's 14-nanometer FinFET process.