Acer dismisses rumours of HTC merger

Chairman Stan Shih said that the company’s focus was on developing its ‘Build Your Own Cloud’ platform
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The chairman of Acer has dissolved rumours that the PC manufacturer has been considering a merger with HTC.

Stan Shih said that Acer had no intentions or plans to combine with the smartphone and tablet vendor, and that it was instead concentrating on its own products and services.

“In the future, Acer will focus on developing its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) platform,” Shih explained, highlighting the visits made by the company’s CEO Jason Chen to all of the manufacturer’s departments ahead of a future strategy unveiling next week.