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Crucial launches upgrade push

Fond Memories by Raimundo de Madrazo y GarretaMemory company Crucial is making a bid to get people to upgrade their PCs via a survey it conducted.

Crucial polled 1,300 people in the UK, aged between 18 and 70. The survey was aimed at people working from home.

According to Crucial, the biggest barriers to working from home were difficulty accessing work files (36%); too many general distractions (33%); loneliness (28%); slow running computers (23%); poor broadband connections (17%); lack of space (13%); slow computer start up (13%) and poor access to email (10%). more»

Stan Shih returns in Acer reshuffle

Acer's Stan ShihThe founder of Acer – Stan Shih – has returned to the company he founded as chairman and interim president.

That follows CEO and chairman JT Wang stepping down, along with president Jim Wong.

Acer has been particularly hard hit by the slump in PC sales over several quarters and we guess the return of Shih is seen by the board as giving the company’s fortunes a blip. more»