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Taiwan market: Acer launches new notebook, to boost share to 24% in 4Q16

Jun 30, 14:08

Acer has unveiled its new notebook, the Aspire S13, for sale in the Taiwan market in the second half of 2016. The Aspire S13 features a 13.3-inch display, an Intel Core i5 or i7 CPU...

Acer Aspire S13 notebook

Acer, Starbreeze to set up JV for VR head-mounted displays

Jun 27, 15:17

Acer and Sweeden-based game creator Starbreeze AB have announced the establishment of a joint-venture, tentatively named Acer Starbreeze, specifically for design, production, marketing...

Acer president and CEO Jason Chen (left) and Starbreeze CEO Bo Andersson Klint

Acer expects Europe operation to be affected by UK vote

Jun 24, 16:09

Acer CEO Jason Chen has pointed out that the UK's departure from the EU will weaken demand in the Europe market because of weakened consumer confidence and exchange rate fluctuations...

Acer achieves breakthroughs in non-PC businesses, says chairman

Jun 24, 15:59

Acer chairman George Huang has said the company's new business development is heading to the right direction and has achieved breakthroughs in areas including virtual reality (VR),...

Without new thinking, Taiwan IT industry will have no road to go, says Stan Shih

Jun 20, 21:26

Acer founder Stan Shih, commenting on Taiwan's IT industry, pointed out that the industry used to rely heavily on strategy of pushing volume, but earning thin profits and this relatively...

Stan Shih, Acer founder

Acer enjoys on-month growth in May revenues

Stockwatch - Jun 8, 16:04

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$17.33 billion (US$537.08 million) for May 2016, representing a 23.31% increase on month and 1.89% drop on year.

Acer robot Jibo to ship in October

Jun 6, 10:40

Acer's Jibo robot project led by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab will start shipping in October. The robot was originally planned for mass production in the...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO

Acer to provide hardware for IMAX VR theaters, says CEO

Jun 3, 14:50

IMAX will set up six virtual reality (VR) theaters around the world and will partner with Sweden-based games developer Starbreeze. Acer will provide VR headsets, high-end PCs for...

Digitimes Research:Top-5 Wintel notebook vendors see combined shipments down in April

May 27, 13:50

Combined shipments of Wintel-based notebooks (excluding detachable models) from the top-five Wintel notebook vendors: Dell, HP, Lenovo, Asustek Computer and Acer declined 39% on month...

Market watchers pessimistic about 2-in-1 market

May 26, 15:43

Although several brand vendors including Asustek Computer, Lenovo, Acer, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell are all preparing to launch new 2-in-1 devices in the second half of 2016, some...

Shipments of Chromebooks integrated with Google Play set to increase

May 20, 15:50

Google has announced that new Chromebooks rolled out by its notebook partners will start supporting Google Play, a move which is likely to substantially ramp up shipments of Chrome...

Competition in VR market among Taiwan brands heating up

May 19, 11:51

Both Asustek Computer and Acer will follow the step of smartphone vendor HTC to enter the virtual reality (VR) device market soon, heating up competition among local brands in the...

Acer revenues drop in April

Stockwatch - May 11, 14:43

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$14.054 billion (US$432.32 million) for April 2016, representing a 42.08% drop on month and 11.19% drop on year.

Acer to launch gaming smartphone in 4Q16, says paper

Newswatch - May 9, 15:11

Acer plans to launch a gaming smartphone in the fourth quarter of 2016 at the latest, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report, citing ST Liew, president of...

Acer to release more ultra-thin notebooks in September

May 5, 14:50

Acer has recently launched its new ultra-thin Aspire S 13 and will announce two more ultra-thin notebooks in September.

Acer expands into digital signage business

May 4, 16:03

Acer has extended its operations to digital signage, with market watchers believing the move is through cooperation with Taiwan-based digital signage solution provider AOpen. The...

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...

Andrew Hou, president of Acer Pan Asia Pacific

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...

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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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