Taiwan Semi To Build Apple’s Mac Chips

Bloomberg is reporting Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.,  who already produces iPhone and iPad processors, will build the company’s new Mac chips,   The components will be based on a 5-nanometer production technique, the same size Apple will use in the next iPhones and iPad Pros, one of the people said. Money quotes from the Bloomberg piece: … More Taiwan Semi To Build Apple’s Mac Chips

China Smart Phones Sales Fall 54.7% In February

After locking down large parts of the country to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, total mobile phone sales fell 54.7% to 6.34 million down from 14 million in February 2019.  It was also the lowest level for February since at least 2012 when China Academy of Information and Communications Technology showed (CAICT) started publishing … More China Smart Phones Sales Fall 54.7% In February

Taiwan Sees Upside In Coronavirus Supply Chain Disruption

We are posting the full editorial posted by the Taipei Times this morning.  Here are the money quotes: Taiwanese electronics manufacturing service providers, such as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co and Pegatron Corp, expect to suffer from supply chain disruptions, as more than 80 percent of their output comes from China. …unprecedented supply chain disruptions … More Taiwan Sees Upside In Coronavirus Supply Chain Disruption