There is trouble in paradise, and the problems have been ongoing for a couple of years now. Acer, the fourth largest PC maker in the world, has been trying to shuffle things up for quite a while. The bursting of the netbooks bubble left the company in disarray. And there have been talks of leadership changes for some...

Acer’s founder Stan Shih is either an old wise man or someone who has miscalculated Microsoft’s intentions very badly. In this case, time will tell and Acer may find out the hard way. You see, Mr. Shih believes that Microsoft is really just bluffing with the release of their Microsoft Surface Tablet. His...