Taipei's Tech-Talent Exodus

Some business deals fit the times so perfectly they help to define their eras. The world woke up to Japan's intention to conquer the global economy when a Japanese company purchased Rockefeller Center in 1989. Internet upstart AOL signaled the rise of digital by buying last century's media giant, Time Warner, owner of this magazine. China and Taiwan now have their epochal deal, signed by scions of wealth and privilege from either side of the Taiwan Strait. Winston Wong, the estranged son of Taiwan's most colorful executive, has gone into business with Jiang Mianheng, the low-profile son of Chinese President Jiang...

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