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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.

No plan to sell PC business; to ship 100 million webOS devices in 2011, says HP CEO

Mar 16, 17:06

Hewlett-Packard (HP) CEO Leo Apotheker at its future strategy press conference has clarified that the company has no plans to sell its PC business and is already set to ship 100 million...

HTC supply chain not impacted by Japan earthquake, says CEO

Mar 16, 16:49

Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC's supply chain has not been influenced by the earthquake in Japan, and March-April shipments are on schedule, according to company CEO Peter Chou...

Rexchip to volume produce mobile DRAM for Elpida in 3Q11

Feb 25, 12:00

Rexchip Electronics will start trial production of mobile DRAM products employing Elpida Memory's designs in May 2011, with sample shipments to follow shortly afterward, Elpida president...

Elpida looking to team up with Taiwan counterparts, says CEO

Feb 25, 01:50

Elpida Memory president and CEO Yukio Sakamoto has admitted that the company is approaching Taiwan-based Powerchip Technology and ProMOS Technologies with a view of forming a competitive...

Elpida mulls price hike on improved demand

Feb 25, 01:10

Elpida Memory is planning to raise prices of its PC DRAM in early March 2011, as demand and supply will be more balanced, according to company president and CEO Yukio Sakamoto speaking...

TSMC has no overcapacity concerns, says chairman

Feb 24, 01:20

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) only builds capacity to meet the needs of its customers, and the company's advanced processing technology also encourages it to ramp...

HTC to set up service platform instead of own application store, says CEO

Feb 22, 11:48

Though HTC has actively invested in mobile digital content suppliers, the Taiwan-based vendor has no plans to establish an online application store for its smartphones and tablet...

Market reaction to HTC Flyer tablet PC positive, says CEO

Feb 18, 11:02

Market reaction to HTC's Flyer tablet PC has been quite positive and most telecom carriers in Europe are expected to add it to their offerings, company CEO Peter Chou said at the...

Elpida CEO positive about PC DRAM demand after March

Feb 10, 02:00

Supply for DDR3 memory will become tight in April or May after reaching a balance point in March 2011, according to Elpida Memory president and CEO Yukio Sakamoto. DRAM inventory...

TSMC more upbeat on sales, chip market outlook for 2011

Jan 28, 01:05

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) projects its consolidated revenues will climb over 20% in 2011, company chairman and CEO Morris Chang said during a January 27 investors...

Morris Chang

Asustek expects a slight drop in 1Q11 revenues

Jan 25, 01:10

Asustek Computer CFO David Chang recently pointed out that the company's revenues in the fourth quarter of 2010 met expectation though total was not a record as hoped. As for the...

Apple CEO medical leave will not impact component suppliers

Jan 18, 16:11

Apple's Taiwan-based upstream partners such as Largan Precision, Genius Electronic Optical and Asia Optical for optical lens supply as well as Pegatron Technology, should not be impacted...

AMD appoints interim CEO as Dirk Meyer resigns

Jan 11, 09:54

AMD has announced that its board of directors has appointed senior vice president and CFO Thomas Seifert as interim CEO following the resignation of Dirk Meyer as president, CEO and...

KYEC expects IDM orders to boost sales in 2011

Dec 30, 01:20

IC backend testing and assembly firm King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) expects more than 30% of its revenues to come from international IDM clients in 2011, up from 25% in 2010,...

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