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  • Last update: Friday 27 May 2016 [1333 news items]

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

Tsinghua Unigroup investment plans an opportunity, says Acer founder

Dec 16, 16:10

Acer founder Stan Shih, in response to public controversy over China-based Tsinghua Unigroup's proposed stake investment in three Taiwan-based semiconductor companies, indicated that...

Asustek acquires 40% share in gaming monitor market; seeing increasing competition

Dec 15, 14:15

Asustek Computer has taken a 40% share of the worldwide high-end gaming PC monitor market and significantly expanded its profitability, but the success has attracted competitors such...

Acer November revenues up on month

Dec 11, 11:44

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$23.38 billion (US$719 million) for November, growing 6.07% on month but declining 17.93% on year. Its January-November consolidated revenues...

Acer considering dual-brand to promote BYOC products

Dec 8, 15:44

Acer is considering adopting a dual-brand strategy for its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business and is looking to tighten its cooperation with partners and release BYOC-based smart...

Acer forms beingNet Alliance

Dec 4, 12:02

Acer on December 3 announced the organization of beingNet Alliance, a bid to set up an Internet of Beings ecosystem for boosting Internet of Things (IOT) technologies to agriculture,...

Taiwan market: Acer expects strong sales for Predator gaming notebooks during IT Month

Nov 27, 11:51

Acer has launched the full series of its Predator gaming products in Taiwan and expects demand to grow strongly during the local IT Month events running from November 28-January 13...

Acer to enhance gaming notebook product line in 2016

Nov 25, 12:00

Acer has sent out RFO (request for quotation) for gaming notebooks to be launched in 2016, signaling that Acer will strengthen marketing of the product line by increasing shipment...

Acer founder believes recent departure of executive not hurting company morale

Nov 13, 16:15

Commenting on the resignation of its ex-president of pan-Asia operations Oliver Ahrens, Acer founder Stan Shih said that the departure should not impact the company's morale and is...

Acer, Asustek will not die in global PC market, says Acer founder

Nov 13, 12:22

In response to IDC forecasts that two of the top-10 international PC vendors will withdraw from the global PC market over the next two years due to unbearable operating losses and...

Acer pan-Asia chief quits

Nov 12, 10:49

Acer has announced that its president of pan-Asia operations Oliver Ahrens has left the company and its position will be taken over by CEO Jason Chen. President of Acer China Zhang...

Acer sees decreased October revenues

Stockwatch - Nov 11, 20:06

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$22.04 billion (US$672.01 million) for October 2015, representing a 25.14% drop on month and 21.9% drop on year.

Acer nets NT$0.12 per share for January-September

Stockwatch - Nov 6, 11:23

Acer on November 5 released its financial report for the third quarter of 2015, posting consolidated revenues of NT$67.24 billion (US$2.05 billion), gross margin of 8.14%, net operating...

Taiwan market: Acer unveils 4 entry-level smartphones

Nov 5, 15:40

Acer has unveiled four entry-level 4G smartphones in Taiwan, aiming to ship 40,000 units in the fourth quarter of 2015 and 200,000 units in 2016 in the local market.

Acer sets up joint-venture venture capital in China

Nov 5, 15:22

Acer, in line with promoting its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business, has established joint-venture venture capital of CNY100 million (US$15.75 million) in Chongqing City, western...

China investment in Taiwan IC design houses is feasible, says Acer founder

Nov 4, 22:05

In response to China-based Tsinghua Unigroup's interest in combining its two subsidiary IC designers with Taiwan-based MediaTek, Acer founder Stan Shih said that China-based investment...

Tablet vendors extending to application-specific models

Nov 2, 16:03

In view of stagnant growth in global demand for consumer tablets, vendors have extended development to models for specific applications such as gaming, ruggedized and child-friendly...

Acer to consolidate its handset business

Nov 2, 13:43

Acer has revamped the development strategy for its smartphone business and will focus on generating profits instead of ramping up shipment volumes, according to ST Liew, president...

Acer smartphone business unit president ST Liew

Acer to launch Liquid Z330 in Japan in cooperation with Rakuten Mobile

Oct 30, 10:49

Acer on October 29 announced that it will launch Liquid Z330 as a SIM-free 4G smartphone in the Japan market through Japan-based Rakuten Mobile's online retail channels and retail...

Acer sets up 3rd global BYOC operation center in China

Oct 26, 12:17

Acer has announced the establishment of a subsidiary, Acer Cloud Technology (Chongqing), in Xiantao Big Data Valley in Chongqing City, western China, becoming its third global BYOC...

Acer establishes subsidiary to enter electric vehicle power system and battery industries

Oct 23, 10:47

Acer's Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business recently established a new subsidiary, MPS Energy, to focus on developing car-use batteries and electric vehicle power systems and will...

Acer Octon to begin shipments of abPBX plus

Oct 16, 11:14

Acer Octon, a joint venture established by Acer and US-based Octon, will start shipments of abPBX plus, an intra-business communication device based on the Acer-developed Build Your...

Maverick Shih, Acer BYOC and Tablet Business Group president

Acer positive about Microsoft Surface Book release

Oct 13, 12:02

Commenting on market watchers' concerns that Microsoft's Surface Book could potentially hurt its PC brand partners, Acer's president of corporate business planning and operations...

Acer, Toshiba finishes RFQ for 2016 notebook orders

Oct 13, 12:00

Acer and Toshiba have recently finished their request for the quotation (RFQ) process for notebook orders for 2016 and Acer's orders for 15-inch notebooks, which account for the largest...

Acer sees healthy inventory level

Oct 13, 11:48

Acer's PC inventory is currently at a healthy level after aggressive moves to clear it in the past three months, and the company is expected to continue seeing growth in its education,...

Acer pushing new business operation to achieve growth

Oct 12, 20:37

Acer is aggressively trying to find a new path within the PC market and has launched products such as gaming tablets and PCs, looking to stay away from price competition. In addition,...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO

Asustek, Acer September revenues up on month

Oct 12, 10:38

Asustek Computer posted consolidated revenues of NT$43.931 billion (US$1.335 billion) for September 2015, increasing 7.6% on month and 5.70% on year, while Acer had those of NT$29.445...

Asustek, Acer see large sequential growth in September notebook shipments

Oct 7, 15:26

Asustek Computer shipped two million notebooks globally in September, hiking 127.3% from 88,000 units in August, while Acer shipped 1.7 million units, increasing 41.7% from 1.2 million,...

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    Photo: Company, Jan 11.

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