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Hardware & Software

Rumor: Hua Hong Semiconductor to Keep 3 Wafer Plants, 1/10/12

Hua Hong Semiconductor, the new company formed by the merger of Shanghai Hua Hong NEC Electronics and Grace Semiconductor, will reportedly keep three 8-inch wafer production facilities, and possibly expand production capacity in the future.   Read More...

Microsoft Sues Gome, Buynow for Software Piracy

Beijing Daily Network, 1/10/12

On January 9, Microsoft China announced that it had filed suits in the Shanghai Huangpu District People's Court and the Beijing No.2 Intermediate People's Court against Shanghai-based home appliance and consumer electronics retailer Gome (0493.HK) and Beijing-based electronics mall operator Chaowai Yuexiu Computer (Buynow Malls), respectively, accusing both companies of copyright infringement.   Read More...

Foxconn Employees Threaten Mass Suicide in Pay Dispute

NetEase Game, 1/11/12

According to industry sources, in early January, a group of over 300 employees at Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn's (2038.HK; 2354.TW) factory in Wuhan, Hubei Province threatened to commit mass suicide by jumping from the top of a building, due to dissatisfaction over salary and compensation programs.   Read More...

Lenovo Aims to Become Top 3 PC Vendor in US

Sina Tech, 1/11/12

Yang Yuanqing, CEO of Chinese laptop, PC, and handset manufacturer Lenovo (0992.HK), has revealed that the company aims to become one of the top three PC manufacturers by market share in the US.   Read More...

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