iPods ‘made in Taiwan’

iPods ‘made in Taiwan’ Apple has employed Taiwan-based manufacturer Inventec to produce its newly announced digital-lifestyle product, iPod, reports claim. A Taiwan publication called the Economic Daily News claims Inventec has received orders for 600,000 PDAs from Apple, with shipments beginning in the fourth quarter 2001. The PDAs were described as iPods in later reports. Inventec’s finance manager Lee Kui-Lan refuted the report, telling Reuters: “Several of our top executives met this morning and no one knows anything about winning Apple orders,” he claimed. Another said: “We don’t usually comment on order issues.” Falling in line with company policy,...

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