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Acer to integrate MediaTek LinkIt in BYOC for wearable and IoT

Jun 6, 10:45

Acer chairman Stan Shih at a cloud computing and Internet of thing (IoT) conference during Computex announced cooperation with MediaTek to bundle MediaTek's LinkIt IoT platform into...

MediaTek CEO MK Tsai (left) and Acer chairman Stan Shih (right)

Digitimes Research: HP, Acer see on-month shipment growth top 60% in May

Jun 4, 21:23

Global top-five brand vendors together and top-three ODMs combined both enjoyed over 25% on-month rebounds in May shipments with Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer both seeing over 60%...

Vendors to launch large-size tablets priced below US$300 in 2H14

Jun 3, 19:44

Competition in the large-size tablet segment is heating up as more and more vendors roll out devices with bigger screens in hopes to drive growth for the tablet market.

Large-size tablets to become a new target for vendors

Acer opens BYOC experience center

May 30, 15:53

Acer on May 29 opened its BYOC (build your own cloud) experience center in northern Taiwan and company chairman Stan Shih indicated that BYOC has begun to profit from B2B sales. Acer...

Stan Shih, Acer chairman

Notebook brand vendors to start RFQ in June; ODMs may see order reshuffling

May 27, 12:02

Notebook brand vendors will start their request for quotation (RFQ) processes for notebook orders for 2015 in June and ODMs are already preparing for the event, according to sources...

Acer to unveil BYOC details on May 29; establishes fund for creative industry

May 22, 15:22

Acer is set to unveil more details on its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) system on May 29 and which will integrate Taiwan's software and hardware players to create an ecosystem for Taiwan's...

Digitimes Research: Developments in the tablet market in May

May 20, 12:11

Samsung Electronics and Lenovo, both of which have ambitious goals for tablet shipments for 2014, both released new tablets in May 2014. Pricing of the new tablet from Samsung is...

Acer sees decreased April revenues

May 13, 10:59

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$19.253 billion (US$636 million) for April, dropping 37.47% on month and 25.29% on year, and January-April consolidated revenues totaled...

Asustek, Acer, Lenovo snatching notebook market share from Samsung and Sony in Europe

May 8, 15:00

Asustek Computer, Acer and Lenovo are expected to see their notebook market shares in Europe grow as both Samsung Electronics and Sony are paying less attention on their notebook...

Acer to launch BYOC solutions in 3Q14, says chairman

May 5, 10:43

Acer will launch BYOC (build your own cloud) solutions in the third quarter of 2014, according to company chairman Stan Shih.

Acer expects 2-digit growth in 2014 AIO shipments

May 2, 16:00

Acer expects its AIO (all-in-one) PC shipments in 2014 to increase on year by a 2-digit percentage, with business-use systems to be the main source of growth, according to the comp...

Acer unveils smart bracelet Liquid Leap

May 2, 11:42

Acer unveiled its first smart bracelet model, Liquid Leap, and a 5-inch smartphone model, Liquid Jade, in New York on April 29.

Acer debuts new products

Apr 30, 15:17

Acer held a global launch event themed A Touch More Connected in New York on April 29, unveiling four new notebooks, two tablets, two AIO (all-in-one) PCs and a notebook/tablet 2-in-1...

Acer sets internal targets of 10 million smartphones and tablets for 2014

Apr 28, 10:34

Acer has set an internal goal of shipping 10 million smartphones and 10 million tablets in 2014, increasing from the 1.5 million and five million shipped in 2013, according to Acer's...

Acer wins exclusive IT supply contract from Victoria Police, Australia

Apr 24, 18:58

Acer on April 24 announced that it has won an exclusive contract from Victoria Police, in Victoria, Australia, to supply IT devices for use by police stations across the state.

Taiwan market: Acer to launch Liquid E3 smartphone

Apr 15, 19:47

Acer on April 15 unveiled a mid-range Android 4.2.2 smartphone, the Liquid E3, for launch in the Taiwan market at a contract-free retail price of NT$9,990 (US$330).

Acer CEO Jason Chen (left) and chairman Stan Shih

Some China PCB makers pose threat to Taiwan makers

Apr 11, 16:07

Some China-based PCB makers, including Founder Technology, Guangdong Goworld and Taigerbuilder Circuit (Suzhou), have entered the supply chains of Apple, Acer and HTC, becoming competitors...

Acer to open cloud computing center in Taiwan; will see over 50% gross margins from related licensing

Apr 9, 21:12

Acer's cloud computer experiencing center will open in Taoyuan, Taiwan at the end of May. The company hopes to use the facility to provide more details on its Build Your Own Cloud...

Acer CTO retires

Apr 8, 11:45

Acer CTO David Lee has retired, and the notebook business will be fully handled by business general manager Jackson Lin, according to sources familiar with Acer's personnel changes...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ODMs losing out as PC brand vendors turn to China supply chain for tablets

Apr 7, 15:46

Among global top-7 PC brand vendors, only Apple (sixth place) still outsources its tablet orders mainly to Taiwan-based EMS providers and ODMs, while the rest - Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard...

Commentary: Taiwan handset vendors, ODMs advised to optimize rising supply chain in China

Apr 2, 16:36

Taiwan-based handset vendors and ODMs are advised to optimize the advantages of the handset supply chain in China to sharpen their competiveness and to avoid of being marginalized...

Acer announces Greater China president Scott Lin to retire; posts losses for 2013

Mar 28, 16:05

Acer has announced that Scott Lin, Senior Corporate VP and President of Greater China regional operations will retire on April 30, 2013. Lin has been at the company for 30 years,...

Acer CEO visiting retail channel to clarify executive change rumors

Mar 21, 16:50

Acer CEO Jason Chen has been visiting the company's channel retail partners to clarify rumors that one of its channel sales executives has resigned his post. Chen has said no executive...

Two Acer employees probed over suspected insider trading

Mar 19, 14:06

Acer has confirmed that its headquarters was searched by prosecutors on March 18 over alleged insider trading with two of its employees under investigation. Acer stressed that it...

Acer, Asustek increase tablet orders to China ODMs, say Taiwan makers

Mar 11, 20:30

Acer and Asustek Computer have increased tablet orders released to China-based ODMs, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Acer February revenues up sequentially

Mar 11, 11:42

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$24.47 billion (US$808 million) for February, rising by 13.98% on month but dropping by 12.93% on year. Its conslidated revenues for January-February...

Acer aims to ship 10 million smartphones in 2014

Feb 24, 10:41

Acer is optimistic about smartphone sales in 2014 and has upward adjusted target shipments from five million to 10 million units, 6.67 times the 1.5 million units shipped in 2013,...

Acer operations will not stabilize until 2H14, say sources

Feb 17, 15:59

Acer's operations and product developments are unlikely to stabilize until the second half of 2014 following its recent top management reshuffles and organizational changes, according...

Acer to have over 30% tablets manufactured by China makers in 2014

Feb 12, 22:01

Acer is expected to outsource over 30% of its tablet manufacturing to China-based makers in 2014 since China makers already have mature technologies, but are more competitive in terms...

Taiwan suppliers concerned about competition from China in 2014

Feb 10, 21:39

With Acer rumored to be planning to outsource its tablet OEM orders to China-based makers, Asustek Computer has reportedly also been seeking partnerships with China component makers...

Acer to release tablet OEM orders to China

Feb 10, 10:27

Acer will have China-based OEMs undertake production of its tablets in 2014 to cut costs, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Acer reaches 1 million AcerCloud users

Feb 6, 16:08

Acer has reached more than one million users of its AcerCloud personal cloud computing services, according to company general manager Maverick Shih for BYOC (Build Your Own Cloud)...

Global tablet market heading for fierce price competition in 2014

Feb 6, 13:54

Price competition in the global tablet market is expected to become keener in 2014, which will not only further squeeze the profitability of first-tier vendors but also force white-box...

Taiwan market: Acer launches entry-level smartphone Liquid Z5

Jan 23, 11:00

Acer has launched its Liquid Z5, a 5-inch entry-level smartphone equipped with MediaTek MT6572 1.3GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 4GB ROM and a 5-megapixel rear camera, in the Taiwan...

Acer to use thin-film touch technology in notebooks and tablets released in 2014

Jan 22, 21:41

Acer will reportedly use mostly thin-film touch technology in notebooks and tablets it releases in 2014, according to supply chain sources.

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    Photo: Company, Mar 10.

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    Photo: Company, Mar 5.

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    Photo: Company, Mar 4.

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    Photo: Company, Mar 4.

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