Saturday 31 January 2015

Computer company hires Kutcher

Published 30/10/2013 | 18:06

Ashton Kutcher is to design a new range of tablet computers
Ashton Kutcher is to design a new range of tablet computers

Ashton Kutcher has been hired by c omputer company Lenovo to help design and pitch its latest line of tablets.

The computer-maker has dubbed the tech-savvy actor a "product engineer" who can bring his ideas along with his image.

It's the latest digital venture for the Two and a Half Men star who recently starred in a biopic about innovative giant Steve Jobs and has invested venture capital in more than a dozen Silicon Valley startups.

The deal was announced at a Lenovo live-streamed event in Los Angeles. Lenovo's first video advertisements for the new Yoga Tablet feature Ashton acting as a product tester in his boxers, a spacesuit and aboard an airplane.

Ashtonalso has appeared in advertisements in recent years for snack chips and cameras.

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