TSMC saw profits in January despite of a slow season.
MediaTek is expecting more profits from high-end smartphone chip market.
TSMC’s net profit for 2014 was up 40% year-over-year due to strong orders.
Mediatek reached its goal for Q4 2014
A while ago, I spoke with my sources at TSMC, who were quite decisive to make it to the front on the field of chip manufacturing. Heads of this Taiwanese giant decided to invest more than 10 billion USD in order to become world’s most advanced manufacturer, and their roadmap is more aggressive than anyone in the industry. The results of that investment are slowly coming to life, and as of today, TSMC has more advanced manufacturing process than any other competitor in the manufacturing business. Intel will argue its (very important, though) Hafnium or High-K material, but ever since I became a journalist, Intel