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Business News Archive - August 06, 2012

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Invests In ASML

In order to speed up the pace of production of faster and more power efficient computer chips, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) has announced they are investing in ASML, a tool maker from the Netherlands.

Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.