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Steve Jobs dies aged 56

Oct 6, 11:03

Apple has announced that its former CEO Steve Jobs has passed away at age of 56. The company posted a full page-photo of Jobs on the homepage of its website breaking the news of his...

Steve Jobs photo on Apple website

GCL-Poly blamed for wafer price drops

Oct 6, 01:15

China-based integrated solar firm GCL-Poly is being blamed for pushing down prices of solar wafers and worsening market conditions. During a speech delivered by GCL-Poly CEO Shu Hua...

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Ultrabook and tablet PCs are parallel market segments, says Asustek CEO

Oct 5, 15:50

Ultrabooks are a market segment parallel to that of tablet PCs without any competitive conflicts before the launch of Windows 8, according to Asustek Computer CEO Jerry Shen.

Asustek will not compete with price in the tablet PC market, says CEO

Oct 4, 01:25

Commenting on market watchers' expectation that Asustek Computer will soon drop its tablet PC price and delay the launch of the next generation Eee Pad Transformer, Asustek CEO Jerry...

Elpida to buy Powerchip stake in Rexchip, says CEO

Sep 28, 10:55

Elpida Memory is looking to wholly own its Taiwan-based subsidiary Rexchip Electronics, through acquiring the remaining 36% stake held by Powerchip Technology, according to company...

HP names Meg Whitman president and CEO

Sep 23, 10:42

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has announced that its board of directors has appointed Meg Whitman as president and CEO.

Elpida to accelerate move of DRAM production to Rexchip, says CEO

Sep 21, 10:56

Elpida Memory will gradually transfer its DRAM production lines to Rexchip Electronics in the coming year, as part of the company's measures to combat the appreciation of the Japanese...

Former Acer CEO Lanci joins Lenovo; Acer claims firm step in Europe

Sep 19, 10:52

Gianfranco Lanci, former CEO and present of Taiwan-based vendor Acer, has joined China-based vendor Lenovo as an Italy-based consultant for strengthening Lenovo's presence and marketing...

IDF 2011: Intel CEO outlines company plans to lead future of computing

Sep 14, 16:51

Intel has announced a new effort with Google that aims to accelerate Intel's business in smartphones.

LED backlight market yet to hit bottom, says Lite-On CEO

Aug 30, 15:38

The market for LED backlight modules has not yet hit bottom, as oversupply continues plaguing it, according to KC Terng, CEO of Lite-On Technology. But LED packaging house Unity Opto...

AMD names Rory P Read president and CEO

Aug 26, 13:59

AMD announced that its board of directors has appointed Rory P Read, 49, president and chief executive officer of AMD, effective today. Read has also been appointed to the Company's...

Impact of Jobs resignation minimal, say Apple suppliers

Aug 26, 01:15

Sources at major suppliers to Apple, including Foxconn Electronics and Quanta Computer, believe that the resignation of Steve Jobs as CEO will have little impact on orders. Jobs'...

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Steve Jobs resigns as Apple CEO, becomes chairman

Aug 25, 10:43

Apple's board of directors has announced that Steve Jobs has resigned as chief executive officer (CEO), and the board has named Tim Cook, previously Apple's chief operating officer...

SMIC names new CEO

Aug 8, 12:02

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced the appointment of Tzu-Yin Chiu as CEO and executive director, effective immediately.

Taiwan distributor files lawsuit against Nintendo

Jul 26, 01:45

Nintendo's Taiwan distributor Hakuyu has filed lawsuit against Nintendo in Taipei accusing Nintendo of ending its distribution right unilaterally, while Nintendo also removed the...

Acer former CEO Gianfranco Lanci tipped for Samsung job

Jul 25, 14:10

Acer's former CEO Gianfranco Lanci is reportedly to join Samsung Electronics in August to help the Korea-based electronics giant expand its notebook business, especially in Europe,...

Acer, HP undergoing management reshuffle

Jul 19, 01:05

Acer, on July 18, announced it has recruited Dave Chan, former Hewlett-Packard (HP) China vice president, as general manager of its Touch Business Group in China. Also, while company...

Acer and HP

SMIC appoints new chairman, acting CEO

Jul 18, 10:37

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced the appointment of Zhang Wenyi as chairman, an executive director of the board, and acting CEO of the company...

ChipMOS mulls phasing out DRAM backend business

Jul 15, 01:10

Packaging and testing house ChipMOS Technologies plans to gradually phase out its DRAM packaging and testing business, and concentrate on backend services for LCD driver ICs and flash...

Globalfoundries names interim CEO, new key management appointments

Jun 17, 10:20

The board of directors of Globalfoundries, along with its majority shareholder the Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC), has announced its new leadership.

UMC sees ASP pressure in 2H11

Jun 16, 01:15

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reiterated its forecasts released on April 27 that the foundry will see flat growth sequentially in both shipments and ASPs in the second...

Computex 2011: Nvidia CEO expects smart devices to outperform PCs after five years

May 31, 01:40

Commenting on the tablet PC market, Nvidia CEO Huang Jen-hsun, at a company's press conference in Taiwan, pointed out that consumers do not care whether their products use x86- or...

Nvidia CEO Huang Jen-hsun

Lenovo CEO visits Taiwan to secure relationship with upstream partners

May 31, 01:35

CEO of China-based PC brand Lenovo Yuanqing Yang visited Taiwan on May 30 mainly to secure the company's relationships with its upstream partners including Quanta Computer, Compal...

Incoming Avnet CEO stresses continuity and new ideas

May 24, 10:40

Rick Hamada, who will become CEO of Avnet come July this year, stresses continuity while trying to inject new energies and ideas into one of the world's biggest distributors of electronic...

Notebook players blame Android unsatisfactory performance on lack of content

May 17, 01:15

Commenting on Nvidia CEO Huang Jen-hsun recently blamed Android's unsatisfactory sales to some tablet PC players' marketing and pricing strategy, sources from notebook players pointed...

Acer rumored to acquire Insyde, but the firm says no plans to sell currently

May 12, 01:00

In response to former CEO Gianfranco Lanci's comment that Acer lacks talent that can help to integrate software and hardware platforms for its smartphone and tablet PC products, Acer...

Taiwan president meets Yahoo CEO Bartz

Apr 29, 16:36

Taiwan president Ma Ying-jeou, at an April 28 meeting with Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz, invited Yahoo to increase investment in Taiwan and set up its East Asia operational center in Taiwan,...

Pegatron sees net losses in 1Q11

Apr 28, 01:20

Pegatron Technology has announced net losses of NT$559 million (US$19.38 million) for the first quarter of 2011 with EPS of negative NT$0.25 and gross margin of only 1.8%, all historical...

Nvidia to showcase products at Computex 2011

Apr 19, 01:15

Nvidia is set to participate Computex 2011, which will be held in Taipei, Taiwan, from May 31 to June 4, and will set up booths at exhibit halls showcasing its latest products, while...

Digitimes Insight: Acer needs new business model for mobile devices

Apr 1, 17:05

Facing fierce competition in the mobile device market, Acer has decided to replace its CEO and president Gianfranco Lanci. The company may not have to completely abandon its existing...

Gianfranco Lanci, ex-CEO and president of Acer

Apple is taking down CEOs from competitors

Apr 1, 12:44

Although Acer ex-CEO and president Gianfranco Lanci and the company's board members' inability to reach a consensus was the main reason for the CEO's resignation, the strong impact...

Commentary: Acer founder had hinted of CEO step down

Apr 1, 10:49

Before the March 31 announcement of Acer CEO and president Gianfranco Lanci's resignation, Stan Shih founder and shareholder of Acer had made some comments at a press conference on...

Acer CEO and president Gianfranco Lanci has resigned from the company

Acer CEO and president Gianfranco Lanci resigns

Mar 31, 16:05

Acer CEO and president Gianfranco Lanci has resigned from the company, with immediate effect. Acer Chairman JT Wang takes acting role in the interim. The company has commenced with...

Acer CEO and president Gianfranco Lanci has resigned from the company

Acer names two independent director candidates

Mar 29, 01:05

Taiwan-based notebook brand vendor Acer announced on March 28, two independent director candidates -Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) vice chairman FC Tseng and ex-Vodafone...

HTC names Saffron Digital CEO as new content chief

Mar 23, 10:08

Smartphone vendor HTC on March 22 announced that Shashi Fernando will take over as the company's chief content officer and report directly to CEO Peter Chou.

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    Intel Edison computing solution

    The Intel Edison is a new Intel Quark technology-based computer housed in an SD card form factor with built-in wireless capabilities and support for multiple operating systems. From...

    Photo: Company, Jan 7.

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    Spansion FL-S NOR flash

    Spansion has announced what it claims is the industry's fastest serial flash memory, the Spansion FL-S family at 65nm. The series has over 20% faster DDR read speeds and three times...

    Photo: Company, Sep 30.

  • Veeco+TurboDisc+K465i+GaN+MOCVD+system

    Veeco TurboDisc K465i GaN MOCVD system

    Veeco Instruments has introduced a new gallium nitride (GaN) MOCVD system for production of high-brightness (HB) LEDs - the TurboDisc K465i. The new TurboDisc K465i can drive LED...

    Photo: Company, Jan 21.

  • IDF+San+Francisco%3A+Intel+CEO+displayed+a+silicon+wafer+built+on+22nm+process

    IDF San Francisco: Intel CEO displayed a silicon wafer built on 22nm process

    Intel president and CEO Paul Otellini has displayed a silicon wafer containing its first working chips built on 22nm process technology. The 22nm test circuits include both SRAM memory...

    Photo: Monica Chen, Sep 24.

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