10/16/2009

Third-quarter shipments of personal computers around the world were up 0.5%, to 80.9 million units, according to Gartner, while another research firm, IDC, reported that PC shipments during the period grew 2.3% worldwide and 2.5% in the U.S. Gartner and IDC also reported that Acer had overtaken Dell as the second-biggest computer maker globally.

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