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Foxconn's History Lesson

bloomberg.com — Foxconn Technology Group founder and Chairman Terry Gou says he's confident he'll win the battle to take over Japan's ailing Sharp Corp. Investors may want him to be wrong. The man who disdains Wall Street bankers is himself a poor dealmaker.
Feb 01, 2016

My first Column for Bloomberg Gadfly: Foxconn history shows Sharp bid is a bad idea bloomberg.com/gadfly/article… via @bfly

Feb 01, 2016

Foxconn history shows Sharp bid is a bad idea bloomberg.com/gadfly/article… via @bfly

Feb 01, 2016

RT @TimothySifert: Foxconn's Gou says he's confident he'll win the battle for Sharp. Investors may want him to be wrong. @Bfly bloomberg.com/gadfly/article…

Feb 01, 2016

If the target really doesn't want you, think twice, says @tculpan on Foxconn's Sharp interest bloomberg.com/gadfly/article…

Foxconn’s Gou confident of winning bid to take control of Sharp

livemint.com — The Foxconn chairman had planned to make a bid of about $5.4 billion for Sharp, which will make a decision next week on the offer Taipei: Foxconn Technology Group chairman Terry Gou is confident his company will win in its bid to take control of Sharp Corp., the embattled maker of Aquos flat-screen televisions, he said on Sunday.
Jan 31, 2016

Foxconn’s Gou confident of winning bid to take control of Sharp bit.ly/1PqU91a

Foxconn's Gou Confident of Winning Bid to Take Control of Sharp

bloomberg.com — Foxconn Technology Group Chairman Terry Gou is confident his company will win in its bid to take control of Sharp Corp., the embattled maker of Aquos flat-screen televisions, he said Sunday. Sharp will make a decision next week on the offer, Gou said at a year-end event for his company in Taipei after he met with Sharp management at their headquarters in Osaka Saturday.
Jan 31, 2016

RT @BloombergDeals: Foxconn's Gou confident of winning bid to take control of Sharp: ow.ly/XLYKv by @tculpan

Foxconn's Gou Meets With Sharp Management on Offer, Yomiuri Says

bloomberg.com — Foxconn Technology Group Chairman Terry Gou met with Sharp Corp.'s management at the Japanese company's headquarters Saturday to make his case to take control of the electronics maker, the Yomiuri newspaper reported. Gou said after the two-hour meeting in Osaka that there would be synergy between the two companies and that he would continue Sharp's history, the newspaper reported.

Foxconn's Gou Said to Meet Sharp Board to Make $5.4 Billion Bid

bloomberg.com — Foxconn Technology Group's Chairman Terry Gou plans to meet with Sharp Corp.'s board at its headquarters Saturday and make his case for a raised offer to take control of the Japanese electronics maker for about 660 billion yen ($5.4 billion), according to a person familiar with the matter.
Jan 30, 2016

Foxconn's Gou Said to Meet Sharp Board to Make $5.4 Billion Bid bloom.bg/1ZYDwM0 via @technology

Apple said to be developing wireless-charged phone for as soon as 2017

livemint.com — Apple is exploring technologies that would allow iPhones and iPads to be powered from further away than the charging mats used with current phones Taipei: Apple Inc. is working with partners in the US and Asia to develop new wireless charging technology that could be deployed on its mobile devices as soon as next year, according to people familiar with the plans.

Apple Said Developing Wireless-Charged Phone for as Soon as 2017

bloomberg.com — Apple Inc. is working with partners in the U.S. and Asia to develop new wireless charging technology that could be deployed on its mobile devices as soon as next year, according to people familiar with the plans.
Jan 28, 2016

So, there's this. My latest (last?): Apple Said Developing Wirelessly-Charged iPhone for as Soon as 2017 bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jan 28, 2016

First no headphone jack, is wireless charging next? Apple working on wireless charging iPhone for as soon as 2017 bloom.bg/1lYYrBh

Jan 28, 2016

RT @business: Apple's developing a wireless-charged phone for as soon as 2017, sources say bloom.bg/1lYYrBh pic.twitter.com/Mb4dffcAXw

Jan 28, 2016

RT @business: Apple's developing a wireless-charged phone for as soon as 2017, sources say bloom.bg/1lYYrBh pic.twitter.com/Mb4dffcAXw

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Alibaba by the Numbers: Six Stats From Third-Quarter Report Card

bloomberg.com — Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. reported third-quarter revenue that beat analyst estimates, bolstered by consumers taking advantage of online bargains amid a slowdown in China's economy. Investors can scrutinize the numbers from Thursday's results for hints of what's to come for the e-commerce emporium: REVENUE GROWTH: 32 percentSales of 34.5 billion yuan ($5.2 billion) outpaced expectations for a 27-percent rise.
Jan 28, 2016

Alibaba watchers: here's an easily digestible rundown of the key numbers of note bloom.bg/1KH6WXZ via @luluyilun @tculpan

Jan 28, 2016

Alibaba by the Numbers: Six Stats From Third-Quarter Report Card bloom.bg/1KH6WXZ via @technology

Apple Suppliers Plunge Led by Alps on Smartphone Demand Concern

bloomberg.com — Alps Electric Co. led declines among smartphone component suppliers after Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. reported financial results that show slowing demand for the devices. Alps, which makes actuators and switches, slumped as much as 16 percent, the most intraday since March 2011, as of 10:10 a.m. in Tokyo trading.

Foxconn's Gou Said to Take Case for Sharp Deal to Lenders

bloomberg.com — Foxconn Technology Group's Chairman Terry Gou is taking his case for an acquisition of Sharp Corp. directly to major lenders of the troubled display maker, trying to head off an alternative deal with a Japanese government fund, according to a person familiar with the talks.
Jan 27, 2016

Terry Gou is not going away: Foxconn Said to Take Case for Sharp Deal to Lenders bloom.bg/1SiSQm3 via @technology @tculpan @pashakun

Jan 27, 2016

RT @pelstrom: Terry Gou is not going away: Foxconn Said to Take Case for Sharp Deal to Lenders bloom.bg/1SiSQm3 via @technology @tculpan @pashakun

Jan 27, 2016

RT @pelstrom: Terry Gou is not going away: Foxconn Said to Take Case for Sharp Deal to Lenders bloom.bg/1SiSQm3 via @technology @tculpan @pashakun

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Feb 12, 2016

Dear @jonrussell , You don't want me to write you a Dear Jon

Feb 11, 2016

Welcome (back) to Twitter @Eugene_Huang hope you find inspiration & enlightenment here. (Or at least something to amuse u from time 2 time)

Feb 09, 2016

@Media_Moves @business @Bfly Thanks for the shout out. Minor correction: I've been at BBG 9.5 years, almost 17 in Taiwan.

Feb 07, 2016

Enjoying #superbowl50 halftime show, but nothing will match @katyperry and her dancing sharks #LeftShark

Feb 05, 2016

JUST IN: Foxconn's Hon Hai posted 18% m/m drop in sales for January. That's down 15% y/y You know who their main client is .. #Apple

Feb 03, 2016

At this time one year ago, flight GE235 crashed in Taipei with the loss of 43 lives. Let's hope lessons were learnt and measures taken

Feb 01, 2016

Wow, look! @horwitzjosh is guest writer for @stratechery today, and he's got a great read on Uber in China. t.co/pxS05kGbZu

Feb 01, 2016

My first Column for Bloomberg Gadfly: Foxconn history shows Sharp bid is a bad idea bloomberg.com/gadfly/article… via @bfly


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