The news: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has reportedly warned clients for the second time in less than a year that it will raise prices as a result of looming inflation concerns, per iMore. More on this? TSMC, the world’s largest chipmaker by volume and revenue, is planning a 5% to 8% increase after hiking advanced chip prices by 10% and less advanced chip prices by 20% in August.
Asia-Pacific will no longer produce huge increases in new social network users, but the sheer scale of the region means it should remain front and center for social media marketers. Facebook will remain on top, but TikTok, Instagram, and Snapchat are making waves.
Intel earns Nvidia’s vote as potential foundry partner: Future Intel chip fabs could boost capacity for GPUs and other chips, taking away TSMC and Samsung’s dominance and bringing production closer to home.