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DIGITIMES regularly interviews leading industry executives, inviting them to talk frankly about the technology issues and the business challenges that need to be addressed in an industry that is marked by constant change. We always welcome the opportunity to discuss industry trends and issues face-to-face, via email or during a conference call, especially for companies that are targeting the Greater China market.

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  • Graphics improvement: Interview with Tul CEO Ted Chen

    Thursday 27 January 2005

    Tul Corporation saw its graphics card shipments surge 70% on-year to four million units in 2004, making it the third-largest graphics card maker in Taiwan and ATI Technologies’ largest add-in-board client in the Taiwan...

  • Yuan to give up graphics-card business, focus on multimedia products

    Tuesday 19 October 2004

    Taiwan-based Yuan High-Tech Development, which makes graphics cards using GPUs from ATI Technologies, has decided to withdraw from the graphics-card market, even as other major IT makers such as Asustek Computer and Foxconn...

  • Q&A with Abit

    Friday 6 August 2004

    DigiTimes met up in Taipei with Scott Thirlwell, director of marketing at motherboard maker Abit Computer. Thirlwell covered a wide range of topics, characterizing Abit as primarily a maker of boards for enthusiasts and...

  • Leadtek sees growing demand for value-added videophone services

    Wednesday 7 July 2004

    Leadtek Research, a Taiwan-based designer and manufacturer of graphics and video solutions, expects demand for value-added video services to increase substantially following the introduction of 3G (third generation) mobile...

  • Asustek aims to continue gaining market share after margins fall

    Wednesday 19 November 2003

    These are challenging times for companies like Asustek Computer. With the global PC market having reached maturity, Taiwan’s largest motherboard maker has seen its gross margins fall to their lowest levels in years...

  • Abit turns profitable, expects greater performance through year-end

    Thursday 12 June 2003

    Abit Computer is officially profitable once again, after a dismal showing in 2002 when it reported a net loss of NT$2.73 per share. According to its preliminary estimates, Abit between January and the end of May enjoyed...

  • Interview with Epox CEO

    Monday 14 April 2003

    Although it suffered a loss in 2002, Epox Computer has gradually seen the results of its cost reduction strategy. In a recent interview with DigiTimes, company CEO Jerry Feng talked about Epox’s increasing...

  • Interview with Shuttle chairman

    Monday 14 April 2003

    Leading the trend of mini-barebone systems, Shuttle estimated that it will ship 600,000 XPCs this year, up 140% from 250,000 units in 2002, company chairman David Yu told DigiTimes in a recent interview. He also...

  • Interview with ASRock chairman and president

    Monday 7 April 2003

    Established in May 2002 amid much market speculation, ASRock, an Asustek Computer subsidiary with its own brand name, has been very low-key about its operations. However, lately DigiTimes had an opportunity to talk...

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