The mysterious case of HP and the Taiwanese

Bruce Einhorn

Today's prize for maddeningly uninformative announcement goes to HP. The company's regional office in Singapore on Wednesday morning sent out a press release touting a new partnership with Quanta, the Taiwanese company that for years has been making outsourced PCs for HP. "HP and Quanta Computer, the world's largest notebook computer manufacturer, today announced they have entered into a technology collaboration alliance," the announcement started. Interested in learning more? Sorry. The next sentence: "Due to the competitive nature of the business, no details were disclosed."

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