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UTC The Asus PadFone , first unveiled back in 2011 during a dramatic presentation by ASUS chairman Jonney Shih, was initially laughed off as too gimmicky by some. But the two-in-one (smartphone...

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,"

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

Taiwan's AsusTek Computer Inc. plans to start selling an array of tablet computers - including hybrids that sit somewhere between a laptop and a tablet - with the hope that variety is the best weapon against Apple Inc.'s iPad and other similar gadgets. Asus chairman Jonney Shih unveiled the new devices Tuesday ahead of the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. They included the Eee Pad Transformer, which is a laptop that splits in two to function as a tablet, and the Eee Pad Slider, a tablet with a keyboard that slides out of its

Jonney Shih, chairman and CEO of ASUS, took the stage to show off the company’s latest line of sub-compact notebooks, along with the new features and functions of its other mobile computing systems.

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