People Innovation Excellence

TSMC’s Morris Chang Says No to Apple, Qualcomm

Morris Chang, chairman and CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), is no sellout. According to Bloomberg.com earlier this week, TSMC turned down billion-dollar investments from Apple and Qualcomm, each of whom wanted to be TSMC’s exclusive customer.

Having spent several hours talking with Chang last year, I could have told Apple or Qualcomm that their offer was a nonstarter. For one, Chang is big on loyalty. And going exclusive would have meant dumping long-term customers like Nvidia; TSMC does virtually all of NVidia’s manufacturing. Chang cares so much about his customers, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang told me, that Chang showed up to visit Huang to sort out some questions about capacity in the middle of Chang’s honeymoon. [read more..]


Published at :
Leave Your Footprint

    Periksa Browser Anda

    Check Your Browser

    Situs ini tidak lagi mendukung penggunaan browser dengan teknologi tertinggal.

    Apabila Anda melihat pesan ini, berarti Anda masih menggunakan browser Internet Explorer seri 8 / 7 / 6 / ...

    Sebagai informasi, browser yang anda gunakan ini tidaklah aman dan tidak dapat menampilkan teknologi CSS terakhir yang dapat membuat sebuah situs tampil lebih baik. Bahkan Microsoft sebagai pembuatnya, telah merekomendasikan agar menggunakan browser yang lebih modern.

    Untuk tampilan yang lebih baik, gunakan salah satu browser berikut. Download dan Install, seluruhnya gratis untuk digunakan.

    We're Moving Forward.

    This Site Is No Longer Supporting Out-of Date Browser.

    If you are viewing this message, it means that you are currently using Internet Explorer 8 / 7 / 6 / below to access this site. FYI, it is unsafe and unable to render the latest CSS improvements. Even Microsoft, its creator, wants you to install more modern browser.

    Best viewed with one of these browser instead. It is totally free.

    1. Google Chrome
    2. Mozilla Firefox
    3. Opera
    4. Internet Explorer 9
    Close