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Taiwan tackles tough times, new tech visions

Computex, the world's third-largest trade show, highlights chip rivalries, handheld computers and the problems facing Taiwan's tech-heavy economy.

Computex, the world's third-largest trade show, highlights chip rivalries, handheld computers and the problems facing Taiwan's tech-heavy economy. Taiwan computer makers aim for makeover
Nearly all of Taiwan's major computer firms are looking to branch out into new areas amid what is seen as an inevitable shift of most manufacturing work to the mainland.
June 8, 2001 
Internet appliances: Down, but not yet out
Despite complaints that there are few buyers, nearly all major Taiwanese computer makers are prominently pushing new Internet appliances.
June 8, 2001 
Intel spurns Via, Nvidia chipsets
Despite interest from Via Technologies and Nvidia to offer companion chipsets for the Pentium 4, the chipmaking giant appears quite happy with its partners.
June 7, 2001 
Clowning around at Computex
reporter's notebook Computex isn't all about motherboards and cooling fans. It's also about companies accusing rivals of cutting down their logo-laden balloons and about UFO-shaped mice.
June 6, 2001 
Coming to grips with handhelds
A stroll through the Computex trade show demonstrates that Palm's troubles have not soured Taiwanese computer makers on the potential of the handheld market.
June 6, 2001 
Taiwan's tech-driven economy faces trouble
Although Taiwanese officials remain optimistic about the island's future as a high-tech hub, the country's technology-driven economy has clearly hit a bump in the road.
June 5, 2001 
Acer reads Palm for signs of change
Translating the Palm OS into thousands of Chinese characters by year's end is a big challenge, but it is probably not the biggest one facing Taiwan's electronics giant.
June 5, 2001 
Via eyes notebooks with low-power chip
The Taiwanese company launches the C3, which it hopes is fast enough, cheap enough and, when it comes to power, frugal enough to challenge offerings from Intel and AMD.
June 5, 2001 
AMD launches companion chips
Hoping that two Athlons prove better than one, Advanced Micro Devices launches chips that will allow high-end computers to use two of AMD's flagship processors simultaneously.
June 4, 2001 
Nvidia moves into the chipset arena
After grabbing the top spot in the graphics chip market, the company is looking to grab more of the real estate at the heart of a PC.
June 4, 2001