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Terry Gou, chairman of Hon Hai Precision Industry, better known as Foxconn   © Reuters
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Foxconn eyes involving Sharp in Toshiba chip unit bidding

Adding Japanese arm to team could ensure smoother negotiations

| Japan

OSAKA -- Hon Hai Precision Industry, now the parent of Japanese electronics giant Sharp, is considering including the Japanese unit in its bidding team attempting to buy Toshiba's spun-off chipmaking unit, The Nikkei learned Tuesday.

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