The End of U.S. PC Makers?

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GE TVs in 1955

Like the TV industry before it, the PC market could find itself populated solely by overseas brands and without a major U.S. name.

The observation is from Acer founder Stan Shih, who struck back at critics that claimed Acer can never be a major brand in the U.S., reports DigiTimes.  Shih countered by claiming  it’s the U.S. brands that may find themselves out of luck as prices on PCs continue to fall.

Gutsy statement and not far fetched.  In the TV industry the kingpins, few of you will remember, were once the likes of RCA, GE and Zenith.  And look at the car industry.  Thirty years ago,  Toyota was a third rate car brand……

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