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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...

Acer, Asustek, Samsung preparing to showcase new wearables at IFA 2016, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 23, 11:43

IT brand vendors including Acer, Asustek Computer and Samsung Electronics are ready to showcase their latest smartwatches and smart bracelet at the IFA 2016 consumer electronics show...

Acer smartphone chief to leave, likely to head Qualcomm Taiwan

Aug 15, 10:39

Acer has announced that ST Liew, co-president of Acer's BYOC Smart Products Business unit, will leave the company. The announcement follows local media reports indicating that Liew...

Acer smartphone business chief ST Liew

Acer CEO to become chairman in 2017

Aug 3, 15:03

Acer plans to have CEO Jason Chen succeed current chairman George Huang to take over chairmanship while maintaining the position of CEO in 2017, according to company co-founder Stan...

Asustek to raise UK PC prices by 9% in October

Jul 21, 12:22

With the depreciation of the British pound because of the Brexit vote, Asustek has decided to raise prices in the UK by 9% in October, while Acer still has not yet reached a final...

Former Acer executive to helm optical fiber sensor startup

Jul 19, 16:43

Former Acer Taiwan's president Towny Huang has recently joined Internet of Things (IoT) startup Citpo Technologies and become the chairman of the firm.

Acer, Asustek see small impact from Turkey coup, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 19, 15:57

The recent attempted coup in Turkey is expected to only have a small effect on the operations of Acer and Asustek Computer in the country. However, since the Turkish lira suffered...

Acer, Asustek consider raising PC prices in the UK, says report

Newswatch - Jul 15, 16:12

With Dell and Hewlett-Packard (HP) both having decided to raise their PC prices in the UK by 10% beginning August, Acer and Asustek Computer are also considering following suit and...

Taiwan market: Acer aims to hike market share for desktops, notebooks

Jul 15, 11:51

While demand for desktops and notebooks in the Taiwan market in 2016 is expected to decrease on year, Acer aims to increase its market share in the second half, according to Samuel...

Acer sees over 40% on-month revenue growth in June

Stockwatch - Jul 12, 19:34

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$24.77 billion (US$767.9 million) for June 2016, representing a 42.92% increase on month but 6.78% drop on year.

Acer, Asustek see stable operations in Venezuela, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 12, 16:12

Commenting on Elitegroup Computer Systems' (ECS) uncollected payments from the government in Venezuela for its Classmate PCs and Education Tablets, Acer and Asustek both say they...

Acer expects no exchange losses in 2Q16 despite dropping EUR and GBP

Jul 7, 13:52

Commenting on a market rumor that PC brand vendors are planning to raise their PC prices in Europe in response to recent fierce depreciation in the euro and British pound, Acer chairman...

George Huang, Acer chairman

Acer to partner with Taiwan university to push BeingNet learning

Jul 7, 13:49

Acer has announced it will cooperate with Taiwan's Fo Guang University to include Acer's BeingNet learning system as compulsory courses. Acer founder Stan Shih said the US has been...

Acer to partner with Fo Guang University

BeingNet Alliance establishes medical application wing

Jul 5, 12:10

Acer founder Stan Shih on July 4 announced the establishment of a medical application net for BeingNet Alliance and has invited Taiwan's ex-premier Simon Chang to be the chairman...

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
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    Photo: Company, Sep 4.

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    Photo: Company, Sep 1.

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    IFA 2017: Acer Chromebook 15

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    Photo: Company, Sep 1.

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    IFA 2017: Acer Predator X35

    Acer's Predator X35 is a 35-inch, 21:9 monitor with an immersive 1800R curve and 3440 x 1440 WQHD resolution. It features Nvidia G-SYNC, Acer HDR Ultra and quantum dot technologies...

    Photo: Company, Aug 31.

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    IFA 2017: Acer Predator Orion 9000

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    Photo: Company, Aug 31.

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