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Jonney Shih, the chairman of Asustek Computer, has epitomized the Taiwanese electronics engineer for a generation: a slender figure in rumpled, baggy trousers, he once helped Intel solve heat problems in its Pentium 4 microprocessors.

Jonney Shih, the chairman of Asustek Computer, has epitomized the Taiwanese electronics engineer for a generation: a slender figure in rumpled, baggy trousers, he once helped Intel solve heat problems in its Pentium 4 microprocessors.

"I don't think the Taiwanese got very good training to drive the mentality of innovation,"

Pegatron Corp., the Taipei-based maker of Apple Inc. devices, forecast its biggest drop in consumer- electronics revenue in six quarters as iPad Mini demand falls.

Second-quarter revenue for the business, which also makes Microsoft Corp.'s Surface tablet, will drop 25 percent to 30 percent from the previous three months, Pegatron said today. That's the most since a 37 percent decline in the fourth quarter of 2011.

Pegatron, spun off from Asustek Computer Inc. in 2010, joins Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. in facing a decline in orders from its largest customer.

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwanese companies have long viewed tech giant Samsung as a major threat and the battle has recently appeared to tilt in favor of the South Korean rival as Taiwan's smartphone, memory chip and display panel makers suffered sagging...

A security guard patrols at Hong Hai headquarters in Tucheng, Taipei county, June 8, 2010.REUTERS/Pichi Chuang TAIPEI (Reuters) - Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, the main manufacturer of Apple Inc products, posted a 19 percent decline in sales in the...

Asus today signaled a major move toward cloud computing and an increasingly tablet-filled world with its press conference at the Computex 2012 trade show here. In the ATT 4 FUN Show Booth in central Taipei, company chairman Jonney Shih introduced a number of new systems designed to further fuse laptop and tablet designs, including one laptop with two screens: one on each side of its lid.

That would be the Asus Taichi, which is indeed primarily defined by those two IPS/FHD displays. Both are LED-backlit and 1080p in resolution, and operate completely

Intel will step in to help smaller companies build ultrabooks, as the chipmaker continues its push to make the new supper-skinny laptop category a success, CNET has learned.

With the goal of getting smaller PC makers to supply branded ultrabooks, Intel will hold a meeting Wednesday in Taipei as a "matchmaker" between large device manufacturers--so-called ODMs or original design manufacturers--like Foxconn, Pegatron, Compal, and Quanta and smaller brands, according to an industry source familiar with Intel's plans.

The list of prospective ultrabook brands will include companies like Epson, Onkyo, Viewsonic,

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