28 May '13, 9am

TSMC opens up about Altera's move to Intel: The company's chief executive Dr Morris Chang noted during an anal...

The move shocked TSMC. The company's chief executive Dr Morris Chang noted during an analysts' call with New Electronics : "I very much regret Altera's decision to work on 14nm with Intel." Elizabeth Sun, pictured, director of TSMC's corporate communications division, explained his comment. "It was a big deal; not in terms of the size of the business, but in terms of emotion. Altera has been a customer for 20 years and has always single sourced at TSMC. Its move to Intel for 14nm – even though the rest of its products remain at TSMC – is hard for us." In his analyst call, Dr Chang noted the move had forced an internal investigation. While Sun wouldn't say what lessons had been learned, she inferred that Altera had made its call on the basis of one parameter – transistor performance. How, then, can TSMC compete in the future at the leading edge? "Semiconductor technology ha...

Full article: http://www.newelectronics.co.uk/electronics-news/tsmc-ope...

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