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Acer questions Microsoft move into hardware

Tuesday 7 August 2012 | 11:03 CET | News
JT Wang, chairman and CEO of Acer, said Microsoft's decision to move into the PC hardware business with the launch of its Surface tablets in October will be negative for the industry. "We have said [to Microsoft] think it over," he told the Financial Times. "Think twice. It will create a huge negative impact for the ecosystem and other brands may take a negative reaction. It is not something you are good at so please think twice." Campbell Kan, Acer's president for personal computer global operations, said the Taiwanese company was debating internally how to respond to the Surface and any

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