China and US Balance of Power Held by the Rest of the World

Richard Hanania, president of the Center for the Study of Partisanship and Ideology, said the U.S. cannot indefinitely maintain its global leadership role in the face of China’s growing power and influence. Nextbigfuture believes the US will co-lead the world throughout the 21st century. Richard notices that projection that China’s economy will be twice the …

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TSMC Arizona Fab Plans Increasing by 3 to 6 Times

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) is planning to build several more chipmaking factories in the U.S. state of Arizona beyond the one currently planned. In May 2020, TSMC announced they would build a $12 billion factory in Arizona. This was a win for the Trump administration to bring global tech supply chains back from …

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TSMC Pushing to 2 Nanometers While Intel is at 10 nm and China at 14 nm in Low Volume

TSMC evolutionary N4 process will enter risk production later in 2021 and will be used for mass production in 2022. 80% of TSMC’s $30 billion capital budget this year will be spent on expanding capacities for advanced technologies, such as 3nm, 4nm/5nm, and 6nm/7nm. N5 capacity will increase to 110,000 to 120,000 wafers per month. …

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