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Acer revenues drop 2.8% on year in November

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 15:42

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$22.725 billion (US$714.35 million) for November 2016, representing a 13.07% increase on month and 2.8% drop on year.

Acer Starbreeze, HTC take part in global VR association, GVRA

Dec 9, 11:46

HTC and Acer Starbreeze have joined Google, Oculus, Samsung Electronics and Sony Interactive Entertainment to establish a non-profit organization, the Global Virtual Reality Association...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ODM smartphone shipments to decline in 4Q16

Dec 7, 11:26

Combined smartphone shipments by Taiwan-based brand handset vendors and ODMs will reach 13.82 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016, up 11.8% sequentially but down 23% on year,...

Gaming monitor competition to heat up in 2017

Dec 6, 11:26

Despite many research firms' pessimistic forecast on consumer LCD monitor shipments, overall LCD monitor shipments are expected to stay flat from a year ago in 2016 thanks to rising...

VR/AR developers facing weak demand in 2017

Dec 5, 16:00

The virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) market was originally expected to pick up strongly in 2016, but demand for related applications has been weakening recently. Since the supply...

beingNet Alliance to collaborate with partners to develop IoB solutions for agriculture, medical care

Dec 2, 16:07

beingNet Alliance, established by Acer founder Stan Shih to promote Internet of Beings (IoB), on December 1 signed cooperation agreements with several partners, including Hiwin Technologies,...

Acer founder Stan Shih pushing IoB solutions for beingNet Alliance

Taiwan market: Huawei to launch MateBook in 2017

Dec 1, 11:53

Huawei Technologies will launch MateBook, a 2-in-1 notebook/tablet hybrid model, in the Taiwan market in 2017, according to the company's Taiwan sales agent XunWei Tech.

Taiwan market: Acer sees desktop shipment growth in 2016

Nov 28, 22:29

Despite Taiwan's weakening PC sales, Acer Taiwan still managed to achieve increased desktop sales in the country, boosting its share of the Taiwan desktop market from 25% previously...

Acer places 2017 main notebook orders with Quanta, Compal

Nov 22, 21:50

Based on Acer's RFQ (request for quotation) for the majority of its notebook orders in 2017, Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics are two major ODMs, according to industry source...

Acer strengthens ties with Tobii to develop VR devices with eye-tracking technology

Nov 14, 10:06

Acer is expanding its cooperation with Sweden-based eye tracking solution developer Tobii Technology to develop head-mounted display (HMD) VR devices featuring eye tracking technology,...

Acer nets NT$0.28 per share for January-September

Nov 11, 11:34

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$58.593 billion (US$1.86 billion), gross margin 9.52%, net operating profit NT$471 million, net profit NT$249 million and net EPS NT$0.08...

Taiwan should build smart cities to drive new value-added services, says Acer founder

Nov 3, 11:21

Stan Shih, founder of Acer, has urged the Taiwan government to establish a virtual cross-industry national team to build up service-oriented smart cities through which local companies...

Taiwan market: Acer unveils Swift-series ultra-thin notebooks

Nov 2, 14:45

Acer on November 1 unveiled four Swift-series ultra-thin notebooks for launch in the Taiwan market, with the 14-inch Swift 1 for sale at a recommended retail price of NT$18,900 (US$598),...

Acer eyes China education market with BYOC applications; and tablets for seniors

Nov 2, 11:59

Commenting on Acer's Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business, the business's general manager Maverick Shih pointed out that its CloudProfessor will be expanded to education units in...

Acer, Asustek adjusting notebook strategies for 2017

Oct 28, 11:15

Acer and Asustek Computer will adjust their strategies for marketing notebooks in 2017, with Acer to decrease shipments of entry-level models and focus on gaming, 2-in-1 and slim...

Acer pushing new projects, says CEO

Oct 27, 12:00

Acer has started several new initiatives and will make announcements about these projects in the next couple of weeks, company CEO Jason Chen revealed at a recent press event.

Acer CEO Jason Chen

Acer new Swift 7 ultra-thin to enter into Taiwan market in November, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 18, 15:30

Acer's new Swift 7 ultra-thin notebook has recently been released in the US, selling for US$1,099 and will make its arrival to Taiwan on November 1, according to a Chinese-language...

Acer focuses LCD monitor marketing on curved-surface gaming models

Oct 12, 14:42

While global demand for LCD monitors is falling, Acer has scored points in marketing curved-surface gaming models and will expand the product line to hike average selling price, according...

Acer reports on-month growth for September revenues

Stockwatch - Oct 11, 16:20

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$22.53 billion (US$713.18 million) for September 2016, representing a 18.75% increase on month and 23.48% drop on year.

Acer to release VR backpack for 2017, targeting B2B market

Sep 21, 11:48

Acer is planning to launch a virtual reality (VR) backpack for 2017, but instead of the consumer sector, the product will mainly focus on the business to business (B2B) market. The...

Jerry Kao,IT products business division general manager at Acer

Acer pushing 4 major product lines for notebook market, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 19, 15:38

Acer has re-organized its consumer notebook product lines adding two new series: Swift and Spin, in addition to its existing Aspire and Switch series. With the four major product...

Weblink will not see major strategy changes in next 3-6 months, says Acer Taiwan head

Sep 14, 15:54

Commenting on brand partners' concerns over his succession as the head of Acer Taiwan at a distributor conference on August 13, new general manager Lin Chia-chang said that Weblink...

Lin Chia-chang, Acer Taiwan new general manager

Focusing on silicon technologies will be the future road for Taiwan, says Stan Shih

Sep 13, 14:06

Commenting on Taiwan IT industry's next step, Acer co-founder Stan Shih at a forum hosted by Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) on September 12, said the country...

Stan Shih, Acer co-founder

Acer Taiwan general manager appointment raises concern among IT vendors

Sep 12, 16:01

Acer has appointed Lin Chia-chang, general manager of its subsidiary Weblink International, as general manager of Acer Taiwan and Lin will also continue to head Weblink. However,...

Acer sees August revenues drop on year

Stockwatch - Sep 9, 15:45

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$18.974 billion (US$604.33 million) for August 2016, representing a 10.96% increase on month and 9.64% drop on year.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset makers to post decreased shipments in 4Q16

Sep 7, 12:13

Shipments of handsets, mostly smartphone models, by Taiwan-based handset makers are expected to peak at 14.49 million units in the third quarter of 2016 before sliding to 13.47 million...

Acer unveils cycling computer

Sep 6, 12:17

Acer subsidiary Xplova has launched a cycling computer for live streaming users' activities and in addition to cycling, the device is expected to further expand to support other activities...

Xplova X5 smartwatch

Acer Asia Pacific eyes enterprise business opportunity

Sep 5, 22:06

Acer Asia Pacific is gradually shifting its business focus from the consumer sector to the enterprise and currently, enterprise-related businesses contribute 40% to Acer Asia Pacific's...

Acer begins shipping StarVR devices

Sep 1, 15:14

Acer has begun small volume shipments of its first head-mounted display (HMD) VR device, the StarVR, and will ramp up shipments in 2017, according to company CEO Jason Chen. Acer...

Acer StarVR HMD device

IFA 2016: Acer unveils VR devices and new notebooks

Sep 1, 12:33

Acer has unveiled a number of new products, including ultrathin notebooks, Chromebooks, VR devices, 2-in-1 models, tablets and smartphones, at a product presentation prior to the...

Acer new gaming notebook the Predator 21X

Acer invests in 2 startups to expand cloud-based service business

Aug 31, 14:21

Acer has made investments in two startups as it strives to continue expanding its cloud service business.

Weak tablet demand prompting vendors to leave segment

Aug 30, 14:02

With tablet demand continuing to weaken, Taiwan-based vendors have taken a conservative attitude about their tablet operation. Asustek Computer and Acer have turned to focus more...

Acer, Asustek to release 18-inch and larger gaming notebooks

Aug 30, 11:18

Asustek Computer and Acer are planning to launch gaming notebooks with 18-inch and above displays. Asustek is currently developing an 18-inch gaming notebook, while Acer is looking...

More notebook vendors adopt on-board memory for Apollo Lake-based models

Aug 24, 15:36

Notebook vendors have mostly adopted on-board memory designs in place of DIMMs to make their Intel Apollo Lake-based notebooks as slim as possible, according to sources from Taiwan's...

Taiwan market: Acer, CHT jointly launch smart mobile office solutions

Aug 24, 12:17

Acer Communications and Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) have jointly launched smart mobile office solutions for the Taiwan market. The smart mobile office solutions are based on Acer's abPBX...

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    Xplova X5 smartwatch

    Acer's smartwatch subsidiary Xplova has launched a smartwatch for live streaming users' bicycle activities. The device is expected to further expand to support other activities such...

    Photo: Company, Sep 13.

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    Acer TravelMate X349

    Acer has announced its new TravelMate X3 commercial notebook series designed for small and medium businesses, and professionals. First in the series, the 14-inch TravelMate X349,...

    Photo: Company, Jul 25.

  • Vibrant+Corning+Gorilla+glass

    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.

  • Acer+Chromebook+14

    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.

  • Acer+Chromebase+24+all%2Din%2Done+PC

    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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