TAIPEI, July 21 Acer Inc , the world's
No.2 PC maker, said on Thursday it will talk to Japanese game
firm Nintendo over potential cooperation after
acquiring U.S. based cloud computing firm iGware Inc.
Acer Chairman J.T. Wang told reporters that Nintendo, a
major client of iGware, is supportive of the deal and will pay
Acer a $20-30 million service fee every year after the
The Taiwanese company said earlier on Thursday it would buy
iGware for $320 million, looking to move into the potentially
lucrative cloud market and add value to its main hardware
Wang added that the company will report a loss in the second
quarter before returning to profit in the third.
(Reporting by Argin Chang; Editing by Jonathan Standing)