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Between the 30 percent pay cut, losing $700 million and hiring and firing two CEOs in 15 days, it's not been a great time to be an Acer executive. As if things couldn't get any worse, the company is now subject to an insider trading probe that has seen long-time spokesperson Henry Wang detained fo

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We don't normally cover the \"business crime\" beat, but there's a pretty interesting gadget angle here. As part of a larger crack down on insider trading, three technology executives and a \"salesman for an 'expert network'\" have been arrested for leaking confidential tips to hedge funds. What sort o

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Hector Ruiz certainly led a checkered career as CEO of AMD, earning the highest CEO salary in the semiconductor industry as his company's stock dropped, its products dragged, and its fortunes sank, but the man didn't stop there -- it looks like he may also have been involved in a little illegal insi

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As if you needed any more proof that BenQ is in heap big trouble, the latest mini-episode in this tragic soap opera has landed K.Y. Lee out of his spot as CEO over BenQ Corp, AU Optronics and the newly formed Qisda. He's sticking around as chairman -- and to catch the heat for the ongoing financial

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You'd think that by now, all these high-falutin' execs would have figured out that illegally manipulating one's stock price probably isn't the best approach to garner public attention, but now we've got yet another company under scrutiny for insider trading allegations. Inventec, who plays a major

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It doesn't look like the BenQ saga is showing any signs of letting up anytime soon, with two of the company's top executives now running into trouble with the law over alleged insider trading. According to The Taipei Times, both Chairman K.Y. Lee (who recently offered to leave the company) and Presi

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If you thought the BenQ Mobile saga ended when Taiwan severed ties with the former Siemens unit and prepared to slice it up and serve it cold, you ain't seen nothin' yet. It's no secret that the struggling handset maker had been losing money ever since the handover, but apparently some company insid

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