Quanta Computer to Retire Over 1,000 Factory Workers, Times Says

Quanta Computer Inc. (2382) to retire more than 1,000 workers at its Linkou, Taiwan plant, after poor sales of Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM)’s Playbook tablet computers, the Taipei-based Commercial Times reported without saying where it got the information. The Linkou plant had over 3,000 workers making Playbook in the beginning of the year, according to the report.

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