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“It isn’t a major surprise that the recent initial public offering filing of semiconductor company PortalPlayer got lost in the shuffle. [...]

But PortalPlayer, which filed for its IPO on Aug. 4, bears watching over the next few months. Here’s why.

PortalPlayer gets most of its business from a Taiwanese company called Inventec. And Inventec is the company that makes this little device that you may have heard—it’s called the iPod.”

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Comments

1

w00t! Taiwanese pride!

Posted by WaSAi-mikE on August 11, 2004 at 1:01 PM (PDT)

2

Poorly written title and article!

Here one worth reading:
iPod chipmaker plans stock offering
http://news.com.com/iPod+chipmaker+plans+stock+offering/2100-1041_3-5305678.html?tag=cd.top

Posted by NS on August 11, 2004 at 2:57 PM (PDT)

3

This ipod lounge article confuse the hell out of me.

very poorly written indeed.

Posted by yup on August 12, 2004 at 4:34 AM (PDT)

4

Umm, you’re wrong.  I have never heard of an iPod made by a company called Inventec.  Now, there’s this American company that makes iPods, but I can’t remember what their name is…..

Posted by Stu on August 12, 2004 at 5:54 AM (PDT)

5

Duh,

Apple doesn’t own any factories in Taiwan, they outsource the production to Inventec.

Posted by j h christ on August 13, 2004 at 6:35 AM (PDT)

6

what? could i have that again, but in ENGLISH this time?

Posted by me 2 no and u 2 find out on August 13, 2004 at 7:23 AM (PDT)

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