John McClure and Jessie Shen, DigiTimes.com. With reporting by David Tzeng and Max Wang.
Monday 16 May 2005
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The leading handheld device manufacturers in Taiwan come from many areas of the IT industry. From companies focused solely on handsets and PDAs, such as High Tech Computer (HTC) and Compal Communications, to Taiwan’s largest privately held manufacturer – Foxconn Electronics (the registered trade name of Hon Hai Precision Industry).
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