Taiwanese chipmaker TSMC stops taking new orders from Huawei following U.S. restrictions

On Monday, as per a report from Japan’s news daily the Nikkei which cites multiple sources familiar with the matter at hand, the world’s biggest chip maker, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd, has stopped taking new orders from Huawei Technologies following Washington’s move aimed at further cutting off supplies to the Chinese company. Huawei’s orders…

Samsung unveils Galaxy S20 phone and Galaxy Z Flip smartphones

Samsung Electronics unveiled its latest foldable 5G capable flagship as it surges ahead to maintain its market position in an increasingly competitive phone market. The development marked Samsung’s second attempt at a folding phone, following a delayed rollout in 2019, as it fends off traditional rival in the premium smartphone market, which includes Apple Inc…

These two rules will further tighten the screws on Huawei

According to two sources, the U.S. government is likely to fine tune and expand laws that govern sale of U.S. technology and technological products to foreign companies, midst efforts to further tighten the blacklisting of China Huawei. In May 2019, the U.S. Commerce Department had placed Huawei Technologies on an Entity List citing national security…

Huawei increases domestic marketshare at the cost of its domestic rivals

Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi and Apple, together, controlled 50% of the Chinese market. On Wednesday, according to market data released today, China’s Huawei Technologies has increased its footprint in its domestic smartphone market, with shipments rising by 66% in the third quarter. Although the Chinese smartphone market contracted by 3% in the third quarter in comparison…

Radio-frequency chip maker MaxLinear stops chip shipments to Huawei

Going by its revenue forecasts, MaxLinear’s revenues have not been materially affected by this disruption. In a significant development, MaxLinear Inc, a radio-frequency chip maker disclosed it has stopped shipping its semiconductors to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and its affiliates. MaxLinear stated it cannot predict when shipments to Huawei will resume. The company has revised…

TSMC’s semiconductor shipments to Huawei not affected by U.S ban

TSMC, formally known as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd, is the world’s biggest contract chip manufacturer. On Thursday, TSMC, the world’s biggest contract chipmaker, stated, its shipments to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd have not been affected by U.S. regulatory trade action against the Chinese telecom maker. These comments was made by TSMC’s spokeswoman Elizabeth Sun…

Virus outbreak at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company set to impact its Q3 results

Despite the outbreak, which has caused shipment delays, TSMC has maintained its single digit growth forecast. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd, the world’s largest contract chipmaker stated as a result of computer virus outbreak in its systems, its third-quarter results have been affected. TSMC, a major supplier for Apple Inc, stated the virus infected a…