Gateway is sold to Acer

August 28, 2007 at 10:38 am | Posted in Deals, history | Leave a comment

Remember Gateway?  The cow themed boxes and retail stores that had feed silos built-in?  They’ve been sold:

From NPR:  Struggling Gateway computer is being purchased for $710 million by Acer, a Taiwan-based computer maker. Gateway was a rising power in the computer industry in the early 1990s. It was started by college dropout Ted Waite in his father’s South Dakota barn back in 1985.”  Story here.

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