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Chipbond gearing up 12-inch wafer bumping output: Q&A with chairman Fei-Jain Wu

Jun 30, 17:03

Gold bumping service provider, Chipbond Technology, which also offers COF/COG (chip-on-film/chip-on glass) turnkey services, has identified outsourcing of LCD driver-IC bumping and...

Chipbond chairman Fei-Jain Wu

ACM Research finding strength in megasonic cleaning tool: Q&A with CEO David Wang

Jun 11, 09:55

ACM Research has developed a 300mm single-wafer megasonic cleaning tool, which has been adopted by several leading foundry houses, according to company founder and CEO David Wang...

David Wang, founder and CEO of ACM Research

Killer app for the networked TV: Broadcom talks up OTT video

Jun 4, 14:36

While the traditional WLAN market has been sluggish due to a slump in the economy, chip specialist Broadcom recently noted that the company has seen a rebound in its traditional WLAN...

Michael Hurlson, VP of Home and Wireless Networking Business Unit at Broadcom

A glimpse into Taiwan IPC industry: Q&A with Lanner Electronics

Jun 4, 14:06

During Computex Taipei 2009, Taiwan IPC maker Lanner Electronics (Nangang Exhibition Hall, L808) launched what it claimed was the world's first Intel Atom-based fanless embedded computer...

Will Chen, CTO of Lanner Electronics

Kingston playing supportive role in Taiwan DRAM rescue: Q&A with company co-founder John Tu

Jun 3, 10:46

Kingston Technology, the US-based memory module maker who has long been a supportive partner for Taiwan's financially-distressed DRAM makers during difficult times, intends to play...

Kingston co-founder John Tu

Smartbooks vs netbooks: Q&A with Qualcomm senior VP Luis Pineda

Jun 2, 12:53

While US-based Qualcomm has been a major player driving growth in the wireless handset market over the past 20 years, the company is now looking to expand its market scope into mobile...

Qualcomm senior VP, Luis Pineda

Nvidia's 5-year plan coming to fruition as GPU compute goes mainstream, Q&A with Ujesh Desai, vice president of product marketing

Jun 2, 11:55

Nvidia built its name around satisfying PC gamers' desire for better graphics, higher resolutions, and higher frame rates, from one GPU generation to the next. But around five years...

Ujesh Desai, vice president of product marketing, Nvidia

CIS market to see more consolidation: Q&A with Aptina marketing VP Sandor Barna

May 14, 10:07

More designers are entering the CMOS image sensor (CIS) market, but Sandor Barna, vice president of marketing for Aptina, told Digitimes in a recent interview that smaller players...

baran

Applied Materials optimistic about a-Si thin-film PV

Apr 28, 17:11

Declining polysilicon prices may impact demand for amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules, but Applied Materials is confident of the development of thin-film...

Mark Pinto, Applied Materials senior VP and CTO

Globalfoundries already finding potential customers in Japan and Taiwan: Q&A with CEO Doug Grose

Mar 25, 17:05

Globalfoundries, the spin-off of AMD's former manufacturing operations, is working to build its customer base in Taiwan and Japan, according to company CEO Doug Grose. Grose, who...

Globalfoundries CEO Doug Grose

MEMS microphone market continues growing: Q&A with Akustica founder Michael E Elchik

Mar 23, 15:52

MEMS microphone supplier Akustica in the third quarter of 2008 appointed Joe Jacobson, then company Akustica CFO, as its new CEO. Since then market watchers have been eager to see...

Michael E Elchik

Gearing up for 28nm FPGA: Q&A with Altera CEO John Daane

Mar 2, 15:10

Although the global semiconductor industry will continue to decline this year, Altera is confident of its performance in 2009. The company will maintain strong relationships with...

Altera

Expanding through acquisitions: Q&A with STMicro CEO Carlo Bozotti

Feb 4, 10:23

STMicroelectronics has made four major acquisitions since 2007 – Genesis Microchip, Nokia's 3G and 3.5G R&D team, NXP Semiconductors and Ericsson Mobile Platform (EMP)....

carlo

Timing crucial to DRAM consolidation, says A-Data chairman Simon Chen

Jan 21, 17:11

Digitimes recently talked to Simon Chen, chairman of A-Data Technology, about the Taiwan government's bailout program for the island's fragile DRAM industry. According to Chen, the...

A-Data chairman Simon Chen

No gains can be expected from DRAM monopoly, says Kingston co-founder David Sun

Dec 26, 15:55

Digitimes recently talked to David Sun, co-founder of US-based memory module maker Kingston Technology, about the DRAM industry and his advice for Taiwan's money-losing DRAM players...

Kingston co-founder David Sun

Industry consolidation key to DRAM recovery: Q&A with PSC chairman Frank Huang

Dec 22, 15:10

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has urged Taiwan's DRAM makers to forge partnerships with local, Japanese or US so as to counter Korea's dominance in the global DRAM market...

PSC chairman Frank Huang

Taiwan DRAM deserves rescue: Q&A with ProMOS chairman ML Chen

Dec 19, 14:51

The Taiwan DRAM industry has been constructed and developed progressively for over 10 years, playing a decisive role in the global semiconductor market, according to ML Chen, chairman...

ProMOS chairman ML Chen

Learning from Taiwan IC industry's marketing sensitivity: Q&A with China-based VeriSilicon CEO Wayne Dai

Dec 15, 15:15

VeriSilicon, a China-based provider of silicon IP services, has been drawing much attention for two reasons. Though VeriSilicon currently has no plan for an initial public offering...

Company president and CEO Wayne Dai

Efficiency, differentiation, time-to-market and localized service are keys to probe card success: Q&A with FormFactor CEO Mario Ruscev

Nov 27, 15:48

FormFactor, a leading provider of advanced wafer probe cards, has inevitably taken a hit to its operations as a result of the tough economic times. Due to the global economic downturn...

Company CEO Mario Ruscev

Staying focused on wireless connectivity: Q&A with CSR CEO Joep van Beurden

Nov 26, 10:15

Despite unsatisfactory 2008 financial results, UK-based CSR, which has over 50% market share of built-in Bluetooth chips for handsets, is still diversifying its products and increasing...

CSR CEO Joep van Beurden

Opportunity is always present in the midst of crisis: Q&A with Freescale CEO Rich Beyer

Nov 13, 16:58

Rich Beyer, CEO of Freescale Semiconductor, was attending a technology seminar held in Beijing early this month, providing his insights into the current economic conditions and particularly...

Freescale CEO Rich Beyer

MEMS-based digital micro shutters as an alternative to LCD: Q&A with display start-up Pixtronix founder Nesbitt Hagood

Nov 12, 12:16

Pixtronix, a US-based start-up with a staff size of about 45, claims it has been doing what everyone else in the flat panel display industry has been trying to achieve: low-cost and...

Pixtronix founder Hagood

Portable projector with media player: Q&A with Aiptek chairman Peter Chen

Nov 10, 11:35

Taiwan-based digital image products maker Aiptek International has introduced its first pico projector with built-in media player and 1GB memory. Peter Chen, chairman of the company,...

Peter Chen, chairman of Aiptek

The future of network video: Q&A with Tim Chen of Lanner Electronics

Nov 5, 12:26

Network video shows potential in a growing range of industries, from surveillance and security, to health care, industrial automation, and transportation. This is largely thanks to...

Tim Chen, Senior Vice President for Video Communications at Lanner Electronics

Solar energy market to grow at a very aggressive rate: Q&A with Gilad Almogy, senior vice president, Applied Materials

Oct 23, 01:10

Despite the rapid decline of oil prices and a slowdown in the semiconductor and FPD (flat-panel display) industries recently, global investment in solar energy has continued to build...

Gilad Almogy, senior vice president, Applied Materials

MEMS mass production to lead to increased foundry outsourcing: Q&A with Siimpel CEO Chee Kwan

Oct 20, 16:48

Increasing global demand for smartphones has resulted in related advancements in handset functionality and increased competition among component suppliers. In August of this year,...

Chee Kwan

Shrunken 65nm process is more competitive: Q&A with Kumi Higuchi, vice president of Elpida Memory

Oct 9, 14:14

Japan-based Elpida Memory has recently come out with a shrunken 65nm process for the production of DRAM chips, which the company claims will be able to compete effectively with the...

Kumi Higuchi, vice president, Elpida Memory

ARM-based MID products to hit the market in 2009: Q&A with Warren East, CEO of ARM

Sep 30, 15:39

ARM Holdings recently held its annual board meeting for 2008 in Taipei, highlighting the importance of the Taiwan market to its long-term business deployment. Digitimes took the opportunity...

ARM CEO Warren East

GPU will continue to grow for another 15 years: Q&A with Jen-Hsun Huang, president and CEO of Nvidia

Sep 23, 17:11

Digitimes recently had a chance to talk to Jen-Hsun Huang, president and CEO of Nvidia to discuss recent issues surrounding the chip design giant.

Jen-Hsun Huang, president and CEO of Nvidia

Semiconductor equipment localization – Don't act like a cry baby: Q&A with Hermes Epitek Archie Hwang

Sep 15, 15:42

One of the most well known local Taiwan providers of semiconductor equipment, Hermes Epitek believes that extending its business presence is a natural extension of its long-term practice...

Archie Hwang, chairman and CEO, Hermes Epitek

Product difference and virtual localization: E-ton general manager talks about Taiwan's PV industry

Sep 15, 12:23

His eyes sparkle when Chin-Yao Tsai, general manager of E-ton Solar Tech, talks fervently about solar energy and in particular the photovoltaic (PV) industry in Taiwan. He has confidence...

Chin-Yao Tsai, general manager, E-ton Solar Tech

Economic takes its spot next to technology: Talking techonomics with Synopsys CEO Aart de Geus

Sep 12, 10:25

For much of the history of the semiconductor industry, Moore's Law was the industry's driver. Though Moore's law remains a strong and vibrant driver today, it has been joined by economic...

Synopsys CEO Aart de Geus

Economic and technology challenges moving to 32nm: Q&A with ATMI

Sep 11, 16:43

As the semiconductor industry addresses the move to 32nm, it is important for players in the industry to acknowledge that the macro market environment it serves is rapidly changing...

Tod Higinbotham, executive VP, ATMI

The state of the semiconductor industry: Q&A with SEMI president Stanley Myers

Sep 11, 16:42

When looking to divine the direction of the semiconductor industry, it makes sense to turn to SEMI, the global industry association serving companies that provide equipment, materials...

SEMI president Stanley Myers

KLA Tencor sees the capex glass as half full

Sep 9, 12:44

Although a global economic recession has cast a cloud over the entire semiconductor industry, leading inspection and metrology tool supplier KLA Tencor expects that the soft capital...

KLA-Tencor
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