SiS closes its doors due to SARS?

SiS closes its doors due to SARS? news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages.

Cameron Wilmot
Published Thu, May 1 2003 11:29 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Jun 16 2020 4:29 PM CDT
We heard a rumor from a reliable source today which tells us Silicon Integrated Systems aka SiS (a large Taiwanese chipset manufacturer) closed down yesterday because of one of its employees contracted the crippling SARS infection. We can only presume the closure is due to other staff members not being prepared to work in the environment.

This news comes to us a fairly big worry considering the SiS building, in outer Taipei, is only a stones throw from TSMC, one of the worlds largest chip fabs producing core logic for companies like nVidia and VIA Technologies.

We'll keep you updated with any news we hear, if anyone from SiS wants to give us the official word, please do not hold back.

More information @ SiS

Cameron founded TweakTown in 1999 after it originally started off as his personal homepage. Cameron was once, many years ago, the only person at TweakTown producing content, but nowadays, he spends his time ensuring TweakTown operates at its best in his senior management role.

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