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Submission + - The Man Behind the Netbook Craze 1

theodp writes: A few years ago rivals mocked Asus chairman Jonney Shih. When it hit stores in the fall of 2007, Shih's $399 EeePC was derided by rivals as a low-power plaything. Millions of netbooks later, Shih is having the last laugh, having created what has become a $10 billion category in two years. Before Asus (from Pegasus, the mythical Greek horse), Shih was a top R&D engineer during the startup days of Acer.

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