Problem at TSMC factory slows production of Huawei’s Kirin chips


Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is the company that manufacturers some of the chips used on iOS and Android handsets. Among the foundry’s customers are companies that design chips, but don’t have the facilities to produce them such as Huawei, Apple, Qualcomm, MediaTek and others. Today, TSMC announced that for the second time in less than six months, a problem has caused issues with its chip production.
According to the Nikkei Asian Review, the latest problem involves a defective chemical that resulted in a drop in the production of wafers, which are …

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