Acer's Mobile Gamble

Woyke, Elizabeth
December 2009
Forbes Asia;12/14/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 19, p50
The article presents information on Acer Inc. It was founded as a microprocessor design firm in 1976, and overtook Dell Computer Corp. in 2009. In February 2009, it launched a line of smart phones using Microsoft's Windows Mobile software. Chief executive officer (CEO) Gianfranco Lanci says his goal is to make Acer one of the five largest sellers of smart phones by 2014.


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