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SMIC considers giving up two fabs, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 21, 16:47

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) is evaluating the possibility of giving up two government-sponsored wafer fabs located in Chengdu and Wuhan, China in order to accelerate...

Former HP CEO resigns from TSMC board

Newswatch - Dec 17, 13:36

Carly Fiorina has resigned from her post as an independent director of the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) board, as the former Hewlett-Packard CEO plans to run...

Carly Fiorina

Elpida upbeat on DRAM outlook; to strengthen ties with Taiwan partners

Dec 9, 10:55

DRAM prices are expected to bounce back in January 2010, according to Elpida Memory CEO Yukio Sakamoto, adding that he believes supply will run short of global DRAM demand in the...

Elpida CEO Yukio Sakamoto and ProMOS chairman ML Chen

TPO president to return to Compal as global COO

Nov 26, 16:06

TPO Displays CEO and president William Chang will return to Compal Electronics as global chief operating officer (COO) after the merger of TPO, Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) and Innolux...

TPO CEO and president William Chang

Global Unichip vice chairman and CEO KC Shih retires

Nov 13, 16:34

KC Shih has retired as Global Unichip's vice chairman and CEO, but will remain as a member of the company's board of directors, according to the company. Shih founded Global Unichip...

SMIC appoints new CEO after Richard Chang resignation

Nov 10, 12:39

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced that its CEO Richard Chang has resigned to pursue other personal interests.

Himax posts nearly 10% revenue growth in 3Q09; expects 15-19% decline in 4Q09

Nov 5, 17:08

Himax Technologies has posted net revenues of US$203.1 million for the third quarter of 2009, representing a 11.7% decrease from US$230.1 million for the third quarter of 2008 and...

Natural user interface is future of PC industry, says Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer

Nov 5, 16:41

While the PC industry has seen many improvements and developments in innovation over the past 20 years, the focus of development over the next 20 years for the industry will focus...

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer poses at his keynote speech in Taipei

Taiwan government, Chunghwa Telecom and Microsoft sign MOU on cloud computing

Nov 5, 15:29

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) and Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) each signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Microsoft on November 4 for cooperation and R&D on...

MOEA and Microsoft sign an MOU for cooperation on cloud computing

HTC handset shipments and revenues to post sequential growth in 4Q09, says CEO

Nov 5, 11:14

HTC's handset shipments and revenues will both grow sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2009 due to strong demand for its recently released Windows Mobile 6.5-based HTC HD2 smartphones,...

China Telecom to procure 50-80 million CDMA handsets in 2010, says VIA Telecom CEO

Nov 4, 11:35

China Telecom plans to procure 50-80 million CDMA handsets in 2010, of which 70% will be inexpensive models with average sales prices of 200 yuan (US$29), to meet expected demand...

Intel CEO promotes Larrabee privately during China visit

Nov 3, 16:54

Intel CEO Paul Otellini talked privately with several China-based graphics card makers to promote its Larrabee GPU, which is set to launch in 2010, during a recent visit, according...

Asustek aims to increase revenues by about 30% in 2010

Oct 30, 16:57

Asustek Computer expects that its 2010 revenues will have a chance to approach NT$300 billion (US$9.23 billion), which would represent on-year growth of about 30%. The company is...

TSMC targets 10% EPS CAGR over 2011-15, says chairman

Oct 30, 10:34

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) stands a chance of hitting record revenues and profits in 2010, when demand will rebound stronger than expected, according to company...

Morris Chang

Acer expects BRIC to boost its PC shipments in 2010

Oct 29, 17:10

Acer CEO Gianfranco Lanci has said that strong demand from Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) markets will be major contributors to the company's PC shipment growth in 2010.

Acer CEO Gianfranco Lanci (second from the right)

Corning expects worldwide LCD glass market to grow 15% in 2010

Oct 27, 10:37

Corning has reported that display business revenues rose slightly sequentially to US$679 million in the third quarter, as sales were impacted by an earthquake that affected production...

Global chip market may stage full recovery earlier than expected in 2011, says TSMC chairman

Oct 19, 11:35

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) expects its 2010 sales to surpass 2008 in line with the industry's recovery, chairman and CEO Morris Chang said at a company event...

Morris Chang and his wife, Sophie

Acer CEO expects company to top notebook market by 2011

Oct 15, 17:11

Acer CEO Gianfranco Lanci has forecast that the company's PC shipments will surpass 30 million units in 2009 and break 40 million in 2010. Lanci pointed out Acer had 5% on-year consolidated...

Network equipment makers to also benefit from Windows 7 launch, says D-Link CEO

Oct 15, 15:31

In addition to PC makers, network equipment makers are expected to also benefit from the launch of Windows 7 and see their revenues grow in the fourth quarter 2009, according to Tony...

China white-box handset sales rising to 40-50 million units a month, says RDA CEO

Oct 13, 16:52

White-box handset sales from China have increased to 40-50 million units a month, and are still rising due to increasing demand in emerging markets, according to Vincent Tai, CEO...

RDA chairman

Cloud computing technologies to benefit network access management and security market, says Array Networks CEO

Oct 8, 13:46

Silicon Valley-based Array Networks, a network security applications provider, expects continuing development of cloud computing technologies and applications to bring in explosive...

New PV systems in 2010 to reach 1GWp in China, 10GWp globally, says LDK CEO

Oct 8, 11:33

The installation capacity of new photovoltaic (PV) power-generating systems in 2010 is estimated at 1GWp (gigawatt-peak) in China and 10GWp globally, according to Peng Xiao-feng,...

Failure as opportunity to learn: Q&A with Corning CEO Wendell P Weeks

Sep 30, 15:32

Many companies went bankrupt in the financial storm, and the remaining companies also learned the lesson the hard way. In the aftermath of the financial woes, many enterprises are...

Corning CEO and Chairman Wendell P Weeks

LG Chem glass substrate investment not a major threat, says Corning CEO

Sep 24, 15:36

Corning CEO and chairman Wendell P Weeks has commented that the entrance of LG Chem into the glass substrate segment may not pose a major threat as the industry has very high barriers...

Nvidia CEO to visit Taiwan in October, to discuss 40nm contract prices with TSMC

Sep 18, 16:18

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang will travel to Taiwan in the second half of October to meet with its motherboard and graphics card partners. Huang is also expected to hold talks with Taiwan...

GSMC striving to become top-five foundry chipmaker, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 17, 15:54

Shanghai-based foundry service provider Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (GSMC) will see its first profitable quarter in the third quarter of 2009, and aims to become...

Acer likely to see notebook shipments top 30 million units in 2009

Sep 4, 14:46

Acer is expected to see its notebook shipments for 2009 top 30 million units, surpassing its original target of 28 million units, according to sources at Taiwan OEM makers, who cited...

Numonyx CEO in Taiwan to strengthen ties with partners

Sep 1, 15:36

Brian Harrison, president and CEO of flash memory maker Numonyx, has recently visited Taiwan-based IC designers and distributors, in a move to reinforce company relations with clients...

Brian Harrison, Numonyx president and CEO

DTS-equipped notebooks and netbooks will be ready for 2010, says CEO

Aug 31, 12:25

DTS has recently announced that its audio solutions will be adopted by Asustek Computer on its motherboards, while company president and CEO Jon Kirchner has further noted that DTS-equipped...

Jon Kirchner, DTS president and CEO

LCD TVs will continue to grow with increasing demand and penetration, says Corning CEO

Aug 28, 15:47

LCD TVs still have big growth potential because their current penetration rate remains low at 13% of the total two billion units of installed TVs worldwide, according to Corning CEO...

SMIC drops unpaid leave scheme

Newswatch - Aug 19, 11:19

China-based IC foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has sent an internal message to all employees that it has ended its compulsory unpaid leave policy,...

SMIC CEO Richard Chang

D-Link signs pact with Japan-based Nelco, to see revenues increase significantly from Japan and other Asian markets

Aug 4, 15:55

Taiwan-based own-brand network equipment vendor D-Link has signed a cooperation agreement with Japan-based system integration service provider Nissho Electronics Corporation (Nelco)...

TSMC CEO says internal goal for green energy more aggressive

Jul 31, 16:25

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has internally set a more ambitious goal for its freshly-established New Business Development Organization (NBDO), led by former...

Rick Tsai

TSMC CEO claims improved 40nm yield, predicts better 3Q09

Jul 31, 10:37

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has issued positive guidance for the third quarter of 2009, following its improved second-quarter earnings that underline the chip...

TSMC chairman and CEO Morris Chang

LED chip supplies to become tight in 2010, AUO CEO says

Jul 27, 09:41

The supply of LED chips will become increasingly tight in 2010 due to the growing penetration of LED-backlit notebooks, TVs and monitors, according to LJ Chen, president and CEO of...

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    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...

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

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