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Targeting Taiwan IC sector: Q&A with Tsinghua Unigroup chairman Zhao Weiguo

Nov 23, 12:02

China-based Tsinghua Unigroup is currently riding high in the global semiconductor industry with a series of acquisitions totaling over US$10 billion in the past two years. Tsinghua...

Tsinghua Unigroup chairman Zhao Weiguo

Differentiation is essential: Q&A with Intersil Taiwan managing director Brian Wan

Oct 27, 11:16

While the product life cycles of analog ICs are getting shorter and shorter, the technical standards are getting ever higher. This is posing a challenge for industry players who have...

Brian Wan

Targeting niche markets: Q&A with ST Liu, president of Acer handset unit

Sep 30, 11:34

Notebook vendor Acer aims to ship at least five million smartphones in 2015 and plans to hike the shipments to 10 million units in 2016. But Acer will not spend a lot of money for...

ST Liu, president of Acer handset business

Security a must for IoT market: Q&A with NXP EVP Steve Owen

Jul 15, 12:01

The acquisition of Freescale by NXP Semiconductors will make NXP the world's second largest MCU supplier after the merger. The deal highlights NXP's goal of making a significant inroad...

NXP EVP snf CMO Steve Owen

Gigabyte to stay competitive in VGA market with new technology: Q&A with Eddie Lin, associate vice president of Gaming Product Business Unit

Jun 4, 14:09

Competition in the graphics card market has grown fierce as demand for graphics cards from the gaming market continues to grow. To stay competitive in the market, Gigabyte Technology...

Eddie Lin, associate vice president of Gaming Product Business Unit

Japan startup Socionext aiming big in IT industry

Jun 3, 12:12

Socionext, a Japan-based corporation focused on the design, development, and sales of system-on-chip (SoC) solutions/services, is a new company to the technology industry after having...


TCA chairman optimistic about Taiwan ICT industries despite challenges

Jun 3, 11:59

Computex has evolved into one of the biggest and most important ICT trade shows in the world since its first edition was launched 35 years ago. Computex 2015, which boasts a record...

TH Tung, chairman of Taipei Computer Association

Gigabyte pushing in-house designs for gaming notebooks to stay competitive: Q&A with Vincent Liu, Gigabyte director of sales

Jun 2, 20:58

Although the company has not been operating in the gaming notebook industry for long, Gigabyte Technology is still performing stably in the gaming market thanks to its long experience...

Vincent Liu, Gigabyte director of sales

Geared up for IoT: Q&A with Allen Wu, president of ARM Greater China

Jun 2, 18:58

The Cortex-A72 processor is ARM's highest-performance and most advanced processor. Based on the ARMv8-A architecture and launched in early 2015, the Cortex-A72 CPU is meant not only...

Allen Wu

From IoT to MU-MIMO: Q&A with Broadcom sales VP Michael Hurlston

Jun 2, 14:52

Networking is a hot topic these days, whether it is connecting all devices in the Internet of Things market, increasing Wi-Fi transmission rates in the home and enterprise markets...

Broadcom sales VP Michael Hurlston

PC evolution, cloud and emergence of IoT: Q&A with Intel Taiwan country manager Jason Chen

Jun 2, 14:42

One thing that everyone can agree on is that the IT industry is all about change. But the more things change, the more things stay the same. For example, it always seems to be Intel...

Intel Taiwan country manager Jason Chen

High-quality, long-lasting: Q&A with Gigabyte motherboard team

Jun 1, 19:41

As one of the top vendors in the desktop motherboard industry, Gigabyte Technology has grown its business to reach shipments of around 20 million motherboards per year, most of which...

Tony Liao, Senior Associate VP at Gigabyte

LED lighting peak to come in 2018: Q&A with MLS president Lawrence Lin

May 27, 12:25

Global demand for LED lighting will peak in 2018, with LED applications to acount for 70% of all lighting products availabe in the market, according to Lawrence Lin, president for...

MLS president Lawrence Lin

The mbed IoT ecosystem: Q&A with ARM CEO Simon Segars

May 6, 11:16

Through intensified cooperation with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and MediaTek, semiconductor IP provider ARM performed well in 2014, seeing its clients ship...

ARM CEO Simon Segars

Rooftop PV systems are stage for Taiwan solar cell makers: Q&A with Win Win Precision chairman Davis Chen

Apr 1, 14:02

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have been impacted by the US imposing an average 19.5% anti-dumping tariffs rate. But rooftop PV systems, especially those built...

Win Win chairman David Chen

Prospects of IC backend service industry remain promising: Q&A with UTAC Holdings CEO William John Nelson

Mar 27, 10:59

The IC backend service industry was capped by a flurry of merger and acquisition (M&A) activities in the fourth quarter of 2014: China's Zhangjiang Electronics acquired Singapore-based...

UTAC CEO William John Nelson

Consolidation needed to address oversupply in NOR flash industry: Q&A with Macronix chairman Miin Wu

Feb 24, 15:49

Macronix International, which ranks as the world's second-largest NOR flash supplier with a 19% share currently, aims to become the number one player in the sector with a 30% share...

miin wu

Cloud applications to boost storage demand: Q&A with Seagate senior sales and marketing VP BS Teh

Feb 12, 15:23

The applications, demand and service areas for the global storage device industry have seen profound changes due to the emergence of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets,...

Seagate BS Teh

Still aiming at growth in PC market: Q&A with Lenovo Taiwan president Justin Liang

Jan 26, 12:02

Lenovo, which had the fourth-largest market share next to Asustek Computer, Acer and Apple in the Taiwan notebook market in 2014, aims at a 2-digit market share through focusing on...

Lenovo Taiwan president Justin Liang

Rising competition from China supply chain: Q&A with Compal president Ray Chen

Jan 21, 11:18

Compal Electronics was one of the pioneers that relocated its major production base to China from Taiwan in 1990 and has since then transformed itself into an IT conglomerate with...

Compal president Ray Chen

NFV solution market to emerge in 2015: Q&A with Aruba CEO Dominic Orr

Dec 23, 14:14

The development of network functions virtualization (NFV) solutions will become mature in 2015 and will result in tremendous business opportunities, Dominic Orr, CEO of Aruba Networks,...

Dominic Orr, CEO of Aruba Networks

14nm process to bring healthy competition among foundries: Q&A with Globalfoundries senior VP Chuck Fox

Dec 18, 14:35

The move by Globalfoundries to acquire IBM's semiconductor business unit and to team up with Samsung Electronics to aggressively step into the 14nm process market indicates the US-based...

Chuck Fox, globalfoundries

Wearable devices to be killer products for wireless charging: Q&A with Luke Lee of Texas Instruments Taiwan

Dec 10, 11:36

The global wireless charging market is set for an explosive growth in 2015 as wireless charging applications have begun to be to implemented in public facilities in the US and the...

Luke Lee

SSD products for sustainable growth: Q&A with Phison chairman Khein-Seng Pua

Dec 3, 15:15

NAND flash chip controller maker Phison Electronics has seen its sales grow robustly in 2014. And under the leadership of its chairman Khein-Seng Pua, the company has initiated a...

Phison chairman Khein-Seng Pua

LED lighting marks a new era: Q&A with Hubie Notohamiprodjo, SSL products marketing director, Dialog Semiconductor

Nov 26, 14:17

With the global LED lighting application market taking off, and business opportunities emerging fast, semiconductor firms, particularly LED driver IC vendors, around the globe have...

Hubie Notohamiprodjo, SSL product marketing director

Geared up for car-use market: Q&A with Macronix chairman Miin Wu

Nov 25, 12:34

NOR flash memory supplier Macronix International is looking to expand its presence in the automotive market, and aims to become the largest supplier of NOR flash chips for car-use...

Macronix chairman Miin Wu

Compatibility, efficiency crucial to wireless charging market: Q&A with Mark Hunsicker, senior director of wireless power solutions at Qualcomm

Nov 24, 11:29

Despite years of enthusiasm for wireless charging technology, the market for wireless charging applications remains undesirable. Digitimes recently held a chat with Mark Hunsicker,...

Quaccomm senior director Mark

Epson in push for business-use inkjet printers: Q&A with company executive

Nov 6, 12:30

Laser printers have been dominating the business-use segment. But Seiko Epson has launched a bid to make inkjet models the mainstream.

Epson COO Koichi Kubota

Cree investment is good for Taiwan LED development: Q&A with Lextar chairman David Su

Oct 8, 12:35

US-based Cree will invest US$83 million to take a 13.32% stake in Taiwan-based Lextar Electronics, which provides LED epitaxial wafers and chips, as well as packaging services, as...

Lextar Electronics chairman and CEO David Su

Karbonn looks to in-house handset production in India: Q&A with executive director

Aug 27, 16:08

Karbonn, the second-largest India-based handset vendor, is looking into in-house production. Digitimes recently sat down with company executive director Shashin Devsare to discuss...

Karbonn executive director Shashin Devsare

Gaining an advantage in emerging markets: Q&A with India-based handset player Micromax

Aug 27, 12:30

Sales of handsets in the India market reached 61.07 million units in the first quarter of 2014, with smartphones accounting for 17.59 million units or 28.8%. Notably, smartphone sales...

Micromax co-founder Rajesh Agarwal

Quantum dot panel, lighting technology: Q&A with QD Vision

Aug 26, 16:16

With increasing competition from AMOLED, TFT LCD display manufacturers are beginning to look to quantum dot technology to improve color performance. According to DisplaySearch, adoption...

QD Vision Color IQ technology

On the handset market in India and increasing presence of Lava: Q&A with Lava chairman Hari Om Rai

Aug 26, 16:01

As India's handset market is continuing to grow, local vendors including Lava, Spice, Intex and GI 5 are seeing monthly sales reach between 500,000-1 million units a month, with Larva...

Lava chairman Hari Om Rai

India government looks forward to cooperating with Taiwan to develop local handset industry: Digitimes president talks with top officials from India's Ministry of Communications & IT

Aug 25, 17:20

During Digitimes president Colley Hwang's recent trip to India, he had the opportunity to meet with various government and industry leaders, including Shri R.S. Sharma, secretary...

Shri R.S. Sharma, secretary, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

Differentiation is the core advantage: Q&A MediaTek president Hsieh Ching-chiang

Jun 16, 11:36

MediaTek has taken up to 60% of the 3G handset solution market in China, pushing the market value of the company shares to over NT$800 billion (US$26.68 billion) recently. Digitimes...

MediaTek president Hsieh Ching-chiang
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