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Thumbdrive design sketches are seen on a desk at the Trek office in Singapore December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas White

Thumbdrive design sketches are seen on a desk at the Trek office in Singapore December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas White

Thumbdrive design sketches are seen on a desk at the Trek office in Singapore December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas White
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A Trek employee demonstrates the Ai Ball wifi video camera in Singapore December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas White

A Trek employee demonstrates the Ai Ball wifi video camera in Singapore December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas White

A Trek employee demonstrates the Ai Ball wifi video camera in Singapore December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas White
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The Flu Card, an SD memory card that incorporates wifi, is seen in this picture illustration in Singapore December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas White

The Flu Card, an SD memory card that incorporates wifi, is seen in this picture illustration in Singapore December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas White

The Flu Card, an SD memory card that incorporates wifi, is seen in this picture illustration in Singapore December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas White
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A collection of thumbdrives is seen at the Trek offices in Singapore December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas White

A collection of thumbdrives is seen at the Trek offices in Singapore December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas White

A collection of thumbdrives is seen at the Trek offices in Singapore December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas White
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