A week in tech part 2

All the latest tech news from China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines.

China

Hardware

- Legend Group Ltd. reported a 4% rise in net income for its fiscal first quarter, as growth was slowed by the region's outbreak of SARS. The company said it still is feeling the effects of SARS, because corporate and government customers continue to delay purchases. The company relied more heavily on retail consumers during the three months ended June 30, moving its typical back-to-school promotion to May from July to boost sales. But the promotion's timing contributed to a sizable jump in inventory at quarter's end, something personal-computer makers try to avoid, because PCs lose value rapidly. Legend earned HK$278.3 million US$35.7 million during...

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