Tariff pain turns to gain: US computer stockpiles help meet virus rush

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Tariff pain turns to gain: US computer stockpiles help meet virus rush

Boston Public Schools ordered 20,000 laptops and had them in hand in four days.

As the coronavirus outbreak forced classes online, Boston Public Schools ordered 20,000 laptops and had them in hand in four days - an unusually fast turnaround made possible by a build-up of inventory prompted by the US-China trade war. Computer companies including Boston school vendor Acer Inc ...

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