"The Taiwanese company known best for manufacturing iPhones, Foxconn, will soon be the company behind some of the best known routers and other computer accessories. A subsidiary of Foxconn, Foxconn Interconnect Technology, announced today that it would acquire Belkin, which also owns the brands Linksys and Wemo.Foxconn buys Belkin, Linksys, and Wemo - The Verge
Belkin, based in California, has been around for 35 years and is known today for creating an array of computer and phone accessories, including wireless chargers, laptop docks, and phone cases. Belkin purchased Linksys, which is well known for its home routers, in 2013. And it’s been running a smart home system called Wemo for more than five years now."
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Foxconn buys Belkin, Linksys, and Wemo - The Verge
Later in the article: "Foxconn has pledged to build a $10 billion factory in Wisconsin, which could help it stay on the administration’s good side."