Their information comes from Wintek, the company slated to provide the touch panels for the device—the netbook itself will be made by Quanta Computer.
So can the rumors be believed? The Commercial Times did spill the beans on the original iPhone. But they've been wrong about plenty of other stuff in their time, too.
Also, who is saying that Apple is creating a "netbook" by general standards? Would such a device look anything like Asus' or MSI's netbooks, especially if it's to feature a touchscreen? [DigiTimes]