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  • Last update: Friday 29 April 2016 [1325 news items]

Acer Asia Pacific head eyes break-even operation in 2Q16

Apr 29, 16:06

Acer Pan Asia Pacific president Andrew Hou has pointed out that the company still saw losses in the first quarter in Asia Pacific and is looking to achieve a break-even operation...

PC, handset supply chain makers conservative about prospects for 2016

Apr 27, 11:15

Makers in the PC and handset supply chains in Taiwan are conservative about a business rebound in the second half of 2016 as well as the overall performance for the entire year amid...

Acer has no plans to make VR devices, says CEO

Apr 22, 15:55

Commenting on Acer's new Predator series products' support for virtual reality (VR) devices, Acer CEO Jason Chen has pointed out that the company's latest gaming products will be...

Acer unveils gaming notebooks, 2-in-1s, Chromebooks in New York

Apr 22, 14:30

Acer unveiled new gaming notebooks, 2-in-1 models and Chromebooks in New York on April 21 to specifically meet expected back-to-school demand in the third quarter of 2016.

Vendors to release 2-in-1s with stylus in 3Q16

Apr 21, 14:45

Rising demand for 2-in-1 devices has increased the adoption of stylus support by brand vendors. In addition to Microsoft and Apple, Huawei, Acer, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell...

Acer founder surprised at Asustek leadership change

Apr 20, 16:06

Asustek Computer will have co-founder Ted Hsu, currently vice chairman for ODM Pegatron, return to become chief strategy officer, triggering speculation that Asustek chairman Jonney...

Stan Shih, Acer founder

Acer, Dell pushing VDI solutions for enterprise sector

Apr 19, 11:07

PC brand vendors have become more aggressive on expanding into the enterprise sector, and both Dell and Acer are pushing virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solutions.

Acer reports on-year decline in March revenues

Stockwatch - Apr 12, 16:01

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$24.264 billion (US$749.31 million) for March 2016, representing a 50.01% increase on month and 1.94% drop on year.

Acer China eyes enterprise business opportunities, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 8, 14:57

Acer China is turning to focus on the enterprise sector as demand for PCs in China continues to weaken, according to Acer China president Song Jinghua (transliterated from Chinese)...

Acer debuts Chromebook 14

Mar 31, 22:21

Acer has expanded its line of Chromebooks with the Acer Chromebook 14 with a battery life of up to 14 hours. In addition, the device is equipped with a 14-inch display and an all-aluminum...

Acer Chromebook 14

Asustek sees 30% growth in Europe LCD monitor market, Acer leads in North America

Mar 31, 22:00

Asustek Computer and Acer are seeing increasing sales of their LCD monitors with Asustek dominating in the gaming sector and enjoying over 30% growth in Europe in 2015, while Acer...

Acer US-based subsidiary Gateway to merge with Acer Latin America

Mar 25, 14:47

Acer on March 24 announced that its wholly-owned US-based subsidiary Gateway will merge with Acer Latin America, with the former to be the surviving company.

Acer splits into 2 major business groups

Mar 25, 12:26

Acer has announced the division of its core and new businesses into two groups. The new structure will address the diverse development needs of IT hardware products versus cloud services,...

Acer to undertake major restructuring; form holding company, say sources

Mar 22, 22:14

Acer reportedly plans to implement a corporate restructuring project under which the company will divide its business into three major segments: PC, cloud and data center management,...

Acer America names top executives for Latin America

Mar 15, 15:47

Acer America has announced the appointments of Jorge Tunon and Francisco de Castro as co-general managers of Acer Latin America. Tunon and de Castro currently manage Acer's operations...

Acer February revenues up on month, down on year

Mar 14, 11:43

Acer's consolidated revenues of NT$16.175 billion (US$484 million) for February 2016 increased 1.88% on month but decreases 21.65% on year. Revenues were NT$32.051 billion for January-February,...

MWC 2016: Acer announces Liquid Jade 2 flagship

Feb 23, 11:07

Acer has announced its latest flagship smartphone, the Liquid Jade 2, as well as the new entry-level Liquid Zest family products at the ongoing MWC 2016.

The Liquid Jade 2

Taiwan IT vendors mixed on HNA Ingram Micro acquisition

Feb 22, 14:38

Seeing the global largest IT distributor Ingram Micro having agreed to sell the company to the China-based HNA Group at a price of US$6 billion, Acer, which is a client of Ingram...

Acer will need to revamp business structure, says Stan Shih

Feb 17, 15:55

Commenting on Acer's operations, Acer founder Stan Shih pointed out that the company has already transformed from a pure hardware player to a provider of hardware, software and service...

Acer produces e-books for National Palace Museum

Feb 17, 15:47

Acer on February 16 announced an exclusive licensing deal with Taiwan's National Palace Museum to produce electronic versions of 100 books at the museum for online sale. Acer has...

Acer plans to release VR products in 1H16

Feb 16, 14:05

Acer has joined the virtual reality (VR) industry and is currently developing related technology, looking to release some products in the first half of 2016, according to company...

Acer founder Stan Shih praises Acer for managing to stay profitable

Jan 21, 15:02

Acer founder Stan Shih, at a recent event, praised Acer for doing good work and pointed out that although Acer has seen its revenues drop, it still managed to stay profitable.

Global notebook demand to remain weak in 1H16

Jan 13, 15:56

While Taiwan-based ODMs shipped more notebooks than originally expected in December 2015, this was not due to rebounding demand, and global notebook demand will remain weak in the...

Acer revenues decline in December

Stockwatch - Jan 12, 15:47

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$22.59 billion (US$67.75 million) for December 2015, representing a 3.38% drop on month and 22.05% drop on year.

CES 2016: Acer showcasing cloud-based health monitoring, remote diagnostics solutions

Jan 6, 11:57

IT vendor Acer is showcasing cloud computing-based health monitoring and remote diagnostics solutions through cooperation with hardware and software partners at its BOYC (build your...

CES 2016: Acer announces new Chrome products, smartphones and LCD monitors

Jan 5, 21:36

Acer has announced its latest Chrome products: the Chromebase 24 all-in-one PC and the Chromebook 11, as well as its new Liquid Jade Primo smartphone, TravelMate P648 commercial notebook,...

CES 2016: Acer to showcase new high-end 2-in-1 and tablet for kids

Jan 4, 22:57

Acer is planning to showcase its latest high-end 2-in-1 device, the Aspire Switch 12 S at CES 2016, adopting magnetic hinges and support different usage models, including notebook,...

Acer expands smartphone presence into Latin America

Dec 31, 10:41

Acer has announced cooperation with Bahamas Telecommunications and Ecuador's Corporacion Nacional de Telecomunicaciones to sell its smartphones and wearable devices.

Acer partners with Wistron to create BYOC smart classrooms in China, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 30, 15:59

Acer has partnered with Wistron to set up Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) smart classrooms in Chongqing, China and it is the company's first smart education cloud computing project in...

Taiwan market: Acer desktop, notebook, tablet shipments to fall in 2015

Dec 30, 15:22

The Taiwan market will see desktop PC shipments decrease 20% on year in 2015, consisting of a decline of 30% for brand vendors and 10% for white-box vendors, according to Towny Huang,...

Acer wins open bid for 4-year educational Chrome OS Solution procurement

Dec 30, 14:00

Acer on December 29 announced that it has won a 4-year NT$150 million (US$4.57 million) procurement contract for Chrome OS Solutions for education in an open bid held by the government...

Asustek, MSI account for over 50% of gaming notebooks shipped globally in 2015

Dec 25, 11:27

Asustek Computer and Micro-Star International (MSI) are expected to ship 1.1 million and 900,000 units of gaming notebooks, respectively, in 2015, together accounting for over 50%...

Global notebook market braces for more uncertainty in 2016

Dec 23, 11:58

The global notebook market will face more uncertainty in 2016 as Xiaomi Technology and Huawei will debut in the mature market, and Samsung Electronics has also renewed its interest...

Acer announces brisk sales of smart bracelets

Newswatch - Dec 23, 11:42

Acer has announced that it sold out 70,000 units of its fitness bracelet Liquid Leap Active during a 24-hour limited-time promotional campaign held through a TV shopping channel in...

Acer to find 3 partners for smart home industry and will cooperate with Asustek for cloud

Dec 17, 15:24

Acer is planning to cooperate with three partners from its BYOC Blue Sky Program to enter into the smart home device industry and may push co-brands or create a new brand to market...

Maverick Shih, Acer BYOC business president
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    Vibrant Corning Gorilla glass

    Corning has announced that its latest cover glass enhancements, Vibrant Gorilla glass, is featured on Acer's new Chromebook 14 for Work notebook, which has just been unveiled in New...

    Photo: Company, Apr 22.

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    Acer Chromebook 14

    Acer has released its Chromebook 14 with a battery life of up to 14 hours. The device is equipped with a 14-inch display and an all-aluminum chassis. The Acer Chromebook 14 is the...

    Photo: Company, Apr 7.

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    Acer Chromebase 24 all-in-one PC

    The Chromebase 24 (CA24I) features a 23.8-inch Full HD display with IPS technology, with a viewing angle up to 178 degrees. It comes with VESA mount support and 10-point multi-touch...

    Photo: Company, Jan 11.

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    Acer Aspire Switch 12 S 2-in-1 device

    The Acer Aspire Switch 12 S 2-in-1 device adopts a 12.5-inch Full HD display and is 7.85mm thick and weighs 800g or 1,400g with keyboard. The device is equipped with Intel's Core...

    Photo: Company, Jan 11.

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    Acer Iconia One 8 tablet

    Acer is showcasing its Iconia One 8 (B1-850) tablet at CES 2016, featuring an 8-inch HD IPS display and a quad-core processor, targeting children specifically. The tablet is pre-installed...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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