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While Belkin has been around for over 35 years, recently the company's main source of success has come through designing a wide range of Apple-friendly accessories for products such as the iPhone. But now, Belkin and it's sub-brands, including router-maker Linksys and home automation brand Wemo, will be entering a new phase of life after getting purchased by Apple parts manufacturer Foxconn.

We've all stolen things from work -- pencils, pens, maybe a notebook -- but this Foxconn employee went a little too far. According to AsiaOne, a former senior manager at the world's largest electronics maker and assembler was charged with stealing and selling 5700 iPhones for a value of about $US1.56 million ($2 million).

Deep learning, the Internet of Things, and virtual reality. They were already some of the biggest themes of this year's Computex, and during their keynote conference Intel continued to hammer home the importance of all three.

But perhaps the biggest element of the chip manufacturer's keynote was the battlegrounds they outlined for the future, battlegrounds that further highlight the company's transition away from just being a PC company.

Some swear by Synaptics' trackpads, while others love the little rubber nub on Lenovo's Thinkpads. When you have a flat surface though, nothing beats an actual mouse when wielding the pointer on your notebook. It'd be nice if said mouse folded seamlessly into your mobile PC, which is precisely what Foxconn wants to do, going by its new patent.