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  • Last update: Monday 21 August 2017 [1449 news items]

Qualcomm to extend tie-up with TSMC, says executive

Aug 21, 13:50

Qualcomm has been working with Taiwan's semiconductor firms for years, including an almost 10-year collaboration with TSMC, said Sudeepto Roy, VP of engineering for Qualcomm Technology...

Qualcomm will extend its collaboration with TSMC to FinFET process

Acer PV power station in Taiwan starts operation

Aug 21, 10:46

Acer has revealed it has started operating a PV power station at its high-tech industrial Aspire Park in Longtan, northern Taiwan. The station will have total capacity of 2.8MWp,...

Taiwan market: Acer sponsors smarwatches for Universiade Taipei

Aug 18, 14:20

Acer has sponsored 13,000 units of its limited-edition Leap Ware smartwatches for the Summer Universiade 2017 sporting event, hosted in Taipei, Taiwan from August 19-30.

Taiwan market: Acer subsidiary to sell tablets for the elderly

Aug 18, 10:34

Acer's subsidiary Grandpad, which focuses on designing tablets for elderly users, has chosen Taiwan as the second market for its products.

Acer reports NT$0.08 in 2Q17 EPS

Aug 11, 16:18

Acer has announced the financial results for the second quarter of 2017 with consolidated revenues reaching NT$53.6 billion (US$1.8 billion). Impacted by the Taiwan/US dollar exchange...

Acer to merge affiliate eDC into BYOC group

Aug 10, 21:48

Acer's datacenter hosting service providing affiliate E-enabling Data Center (eDC) will be merged into the vendor's Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business group and managed by Maverick...

Competition in gaming desktop PC segment heating up

Aug 3, 14:05

Notebook brands including Asustek Computer, Micro-Star International (MSI), Lenovo and Acer have recently enhanced their respective gaming desktop PC portfolios, extending the ongoing...

Versatile and stylish gaming PCs increasingly popular with consumers

CEE and notebooks, main drivers of the EMEA traditional PC market recovery, said IDC

Jul 24, 15:59

The Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) traditional PC market (desktops, notebooks and workstations) continued to improve in the second quarter of 2017, with a stable performance...

Acer to push new promotions in Asia Pacific

Jul 21, 12:04

Acer will begin pushing a daily promotion activity from July 21-August 3 in 14 places in Asia Pacific to increase brand recognition, according to Acer Asia Pacific president Andrew...

Acer expects more income from enterprise products in 2017

Jul 20, 22:13

Acer has been aggressively pushing its revenue contribution from the enterprise product business and is planning to increase the percentage from 35% in 2016 to 40% in 2017 for the...

Andrew Hou, Acer Pan Asia president

Acer gaming notebook shipments double on year in 1H17

Jul 13, 15:10

Acer saw shipments of its gaming notebooks more than double in the first half of 2017 compared to a year earlier, and the company expects sales to be even better in the second half...

Acer to sponsor e-sport events in Taiwan

Stan Shih optimistic about Taiwan AI development

Jun 29, 16:37

There is no need for Taiwan to worry about lagging behind in the development of artificial intelligence (AI), as AI development remains at a nascent stage worldwide and its major...

Acer group founder Stan Shih, third from right, poses with winners of Innovation and Startups Award

Acer faring well in high-margin PC segments

Jun 22, 15:27

Acer’s PC business has been focusing on high-margin segments, including gaming notebooks, ultra-thin models and 2-in-1s, with each segment faring well in the first five months...

Jason Chen becomes Acer chairman

Jun 22, 15:18

Acer has appointed its chief executive officer (CEO) Jason Chen as chairman as part of the company's latest management reshuffle which also saw it get a new chief financial officer...

Taiwan market: Acer develops smart taxi operation platform

Jun 21, 10:25

Acer has developed a smart taxi operation platform for recommending hot spots, locations with potentially the most taxi passengers, for taxi drivers under Taiwan Taxi, the largest...

Acer

Acer to focus on niche smartphone segment

Jun 14, 14:44

Acer will continue its smartphone business focusing on niche-market products, according to Jerry Kao, president of the company's IT products business.

Jerry Kao, president of Acer IT products business

Acer revenues up in May

Stockwatch - Jun 9, 16:05

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$17.964 billion (US$596.91 million) for May 2017, representing a 24.47% increase on month and 3.67% increase on year.

Creative Technology lands orders for Sound BlasterX 720 from Taiwan vendors

Jun 9, 15:34

Singapore-based Creative Technology has won adoption of it Sound BlasterX 720 software from Taiwan-based gaming device vendors including Acer, Clevo and Gigabyte Technology, according...

Creative pushing Sound BlasterX 720 in the gaming market

StarVR ties up with ZeroLight to develop VR solutions for automotive industry

Jun 7, 21:05

StarVR, a joint venture between by Acer and Sweden-based game developer Starbreeze, has tied up with ZeroLight, a UK-based car visualization interactive solution developer, to develop...

Digitimes Research: AIO shipments expected to take larger share of desktop PC market

Jun 7, 10:45

With the consumer sector continuing to have weak demand for all-in-one (AIO) PC products, AIO PC shipments were down 1.7% on year to reach only 12.18 million units in 2016, the third...

Computex 2017: Acer Predator Triton 700 gaming notebook to Ship with Nvidia GTX 1080 GPUs

May 30, 16:42

Acer is showcasing its Predator Triton 700 ultra-thin gaming notebook at Computex Taipei 2017 with slim design and features including latest graphics, processors in-house developed...

Acer Predator Triton 700 gaming notebook

The enterprise platform revolution of 2017: An opportunity for Taiwan vendors to take the lead

May 30, 15:37

With all the overcooked buzz about mobility, IoT and other consumer-oriented market speak, it is easy to forget the less sexy, but far more profitable and strategically important...

Welcome to Computex 2017: New friends, renewed rivalries

May 30, 15:37

After several years where players in a post-mature PC industry have been more concerned about making sure they clear out inventory rather than consistently introducing new innovations...

Welcome to Computex 2017

Acer announces new Spin 1 convertible notebook

May 26, 15:04

Acer has announced the latest version of its Spin 1 convertible notebook. With an all-metal chassis, the Windows 10 device supports Windows Ink through an Acer Active Stylus1.

Acer Spin 1

Acer debuts Nitro 5 notebook line for casual gaming

May 25, 16:25

Acer has announced its new Nitro notebook line for casual gamers. Acer is offering a variety of configurations that feature popular graphics and processors, providing consumers with...

Acer expects stable LCD monitor shipments in 2017 with higher ASP

May 22, 10:58

While global demand for LCD monitors keeps decreasing, Acer expect its LCD monitor shipments to be stable in 2017, with the corresponding average selling price (ASP) to hike as a...

Acer should focus on business diversification, says CEO

May 18, 22:36

Commenting on its first-quarter financial results, Acer CEO Jason Chen pointed out that the company did not seem to have made much profit, but that was because the company had invested...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO

Acer looking to boost its gaming PC presence in China

May 16, 22:22

Acer on May 16 announced a strategic cooperation with the Faculty of Arts under the Communication University of China (CUC) in Beijing, northern China, to donate an e-sports laboratory...

Acer 1Q17 profits hurt by exchange losses

May 15, 14:02

Acer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$56.05 billion (US$1.86 billion) for the first quarter with operating net profits reaching NT$456 million, but the company’s net...

Acer reports mild on-year increase in April revenues

Stockwatch - May 10, 15:54

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$14.432 billion (US$477.01 million) for April 2017, representing a 35.36% drop on month and 2.69% increase on year.

Acer expanding digital signage business

May 5, 12:09

Acer has extended its business to providing total digital signage solutions covering hardware, content, operation and maintenance, and has expanded marketing from Europe initially...

Acer pushing gaming, enterprise products in Asia Pacific region

May 2, 16:12

President of Acer Pan Asia Andrew Hou has noted that Acer’s operation directions for 2017 will focus on youth, technology and fashion and mainly target the gaming and enterprise...

Andrew Hou, Acer Pan Asia president

Acer pushing MR, VR hardware

May 2, 12:02

Acer’s mixed reality (MR) head-mounted display (HMD) that it developed jointly with Microsoft has recently begun shipments and the company has already shipped around 1,000 units...

Acer unveils new 2-in-1 devices

May 2, 11:57

Acer has announced two new 2-in-1 devices under its Switch series, the Switch 5 and 3, both using Windows 10. Both 2-in-1 devices feature Acer’s Active Pen, allowing users to...

Acer Switch 3 2-in-1 device

Acer expects growth in Chromebook shipments

May 2, 11:42

Acer has been expanding its Chrome-based product lines recently and company CEO Jason Chen expects its Chromebook sales to enjoy a double-digit percentage growth in 2017.

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    Acer Predator Triton 700 gaming notebook

    Acer showcased its Predator Triton 700 ultra-thin gaming notebook at Computex Taipei 2017. The device comes with a slim design and features including latest graphics, processors in-house...

    Photo: Company, Jun 5.

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    Acer Switch 3 2-in-1 device

    Acer's Switch 3 is equipped with a 12.2-inch display, an Intel Pentium or Celeron processor and also a fanless cooling design. The Switch 3 is mainly targeting price-oriented customers...

    Photo: Company, May 4.

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    Acer Switch 5 2-in-1 device

    Acer Switch 5 is equipped with Acer's LiquidLoop fanless cooling system, supporting up to an Intel Core i7 processor. The device also features a 12-inch FHD+ IPS touch panel and supports...

    Photo: Company, May 4.

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    Acer Air Monitor

    Acer has recently announced its new air monitor designed to help people keep tabs on indoor air quality. The Acer Air Monitor allows real-time monitoring of key air quality indicators...

    Photo: Company, Mar 3.

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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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