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  • Last update: Friday 11 April 2014 [48 news items]

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 eyes 3 candidates for new chairman

Nov 27, 22:14

Acer reportedly has targeted three candidates for its new chairman: co-founder George Huang, ex-executive vice president Chuang Jen-chuan (transliterated from Chinese) and iGware...

Wintel destined to eventually fail, says Acer founder

Sep 10, 14:29

Commenting on recent events in the PC industry at a recent media conference, Acer founder Stan Shih said that the Wintel camp is destined to fail since the two giants have been keeping...

Blue-collar processing: Q&A with Tensilica founder Chris Rowen

Jun 28, 16:12

Based in Santa Clara, Tensilica has been around the semiconductor industry for around 15 years, providing customers with what it calls configurable dataplane processors (DPUs). The...

Chris Rowen, chief technology officer and founder of Tensilica<br>

Founder to make equity investment in Powerchip

Mar 18, 15:30

Frank Huang, founder and ex-chairman of Powerchip Technology, will use his own capital to acquire an up to 20% stake in the company, Powerchip announced recently. The price is set...

Powerchip founder offers to take the company in a new direction

Microsoft involvement in Dell privatization may not benefit the PC vendor, says Acer founder

Feb 6, 21:39

Acer founder Stan Shih, commenting on reports about Microsoft's US$2 billion loan to Dell to assist the PC vendor's privatization, said that Microsoft's "professional advice"...

Acer founder sets up Chinese Consumer Center

Oct 24, 10:46

Acer founder Stan Shih has announced the establishment of the Chinese Consumer Center (CCC) on a joint basis with Bernd H Schmitt, professor for the Columbia Business School under...

Getting consumers onto Windows 8 should be the priority for Acer, says company founder

Sep 28, 14:46

Acer founder Stan Shih, commenting on whether Acer should re-enter businesses such as smartphones to counter weakening PC demand, pointed out that Acer has a low market share in the...

Stan Shih, Acer founder

Foxconn president needs to negotiate cooperation deal with Sharp, says Acer founder

Sep 7, 14:21

Terry Guo, president of the Foxconn Group, is under pressure to negotiate an investment and business cooperation agreement with Japan-based Sharp. Guo must succeed as the result of...

Taiwan players still have a chance, says Acer founder

Aug 28, 14:00

Commenting on the results of Apple and Samsung's patent lawsuit, Acer founder Stan Shih pointed out that an IT player using its advantages and patents to defend its market position...

People should focus on the new business mode created by Foxconn/Sharp cooperation, says Acer founder

Aug 7, 14:49

Acer founder Stan Shih, commenting on Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) investment in Japan-based Sharp, pointed out that people should turn their focus from Sharp's...

Microsoft own-brand tablet PCs a ploy to drive Windows 8 adoption, says Acer founder

Jun 20, 01:35

While Microsoft's unveiling of two own-brand tablet PCs has surprised the supply chain in Taiwan and brought worries on PC vendors, Acer founder Stan Shih has commented that Microsoft...

Stan Shih

Inventec founder released on bail on reality investment-related charges

May 4, 16:56

Inventec founder Yah Kuo-Yi was released on bail at NT$5 million (US$) on the night of May 3 after being arrested and charged for using surrogates to conduct speculative reality in...

Acer to not give up tablet PCs, says founder

Dec 26, 10:19

In response to the rumor that Acer will withdraw from the tablet PC and smartphone markets, the company's founder, Stan Shih, has said that although Acer's tablet operation has not...

TSMC chairman and Acer founder pay tribute to Steve Jobs

Oct 7, 01:20

TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company) chairman Morris Chang and Acer founder Stan Shih both have paid tribute to former Apple CEO Steve Jobs. "We have lost a true...

Ultrabooks and tablet PCs are short-term fads, says Acer founder

Aug 5, 11:47

Acer founder Stan Shih has commented that the fads for ultrabooks and tablet PCs are both short-term phenomena and urged companies in the notebook supply chain to come out with more...

Acer founder optimistic about the new transition of the company

Jul 29, 16:30

Acer founder Stan Shih, commenting on market watchers' concerns that the company's purchase of iGware is overpriced, at an exhibition on July 28, pointed out that software is priceless...

Acer reducing 3Q11 shipment forecast; company founder optimistic about inventory clearing progress

Jun 28, 01:10

Upstream component suppliers of Acer have recently been notified by Acer to reduce their inventory preparation for the third quarter as Acer has reduced its notebook shipment forecast...

Acer rumored to acquire Insyde, but the firm says no plans to sell currently

May 12, 01:00

In response to former CEO Gianfranco Lanci's comment that Acer lacks talent that can help to integrate software and hardware platforms for its smartphone and tablet PC products, Acer...

Acer China to integrate Founder department into its 2 major sales teams, says report

Newswatch - Apr 7, 13:58

Acer China has recently conducted an organizational restructuring, merging the recently acquired Founder department into two newly formed major sales teams, according to a Chinese-language...

Commentary: Acer founder had hinted of CEO step down

Apr 1, 10:49

Before the March 31 announcement of Acer CEO and president Gianfranco Lanci's resignation, Stan Shih founder and shareholder of Acer had made some comments at a press conference on...

Acer CEO and president Gianfranco Lanci has resigned from the company

Acer, Asustek cutting into tier-4 to 6 cities in China

Feb 17, 01:10

Acer and Asustek Computer have recently been aggressively cutting into China's tier-4 to tier-6 cities as both players are optimistic about these cities' potential in the future.

Asustek expects a slight drop in 1Q11 revenues

Jan 25, 01:10

Asustek Computer CFO David Chang recently pointed out that the company's revenues in the fourth quarter of 2010 met expectation though total was not a record as hoped. As for the...

Acer founder holds US responsible for potential exchange rate chaos

Oct 19, 15:25

Acer founder Stan Shih, at a summit in Taiwan, commenting on Taiwan's increasing exchange rate, said that it is normal for exchange rates to fluctuate and since other countries are...

Tablet PCs will not replace conventional notebooks, say Acer founder

Oct 6, 15:38

Acer founder Stan Shih, at a forum hosted by the Taiwan government, stated that tablet PCs will not replace conventional notebooks because tablets are positioned to fill a specific...

Taiwan should emulate investment strategies of local governments in China, says Acer founder

Sep 29, 01:15

The government of Chongqing City, western China, is ambitious and aggressively trying to attract international investment projects by offering various incentives which are estimated...

Customer service provider DYXnet works with Dell and VMWare for cloud computing

Sep 16, 01:50

Hong Kong-based customer server provider DYXnet has recently announced cooperation with Dell and VMWare to cut into the cloud computing services market in Taiwan, Hong Kong and China,...

Apple products are a mutant virus, but PC brands will eventually find a cure, says Acer founder

Sep 9, 16:16

Acer founder Stan Shih, in a talks with reporters on September 8, commented that Apple's strong popularity is mainly due to its products such as iPad and iPhone, and these products...

Acer should start planning for potential growth decline in the future, says company founder

Sep 9, 15:15

Acer founder Stan Shih, in a talk with reporters on September 8 commenting on Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo's recently reported statements that...

Founder investors pass Acer cooperation project

Aug 23, 16:18

Investors of China-based Founder at a meeting on August 20 approved plans to enter deeper cooperation with Acer.

Acer chairman expects Founder cooperation to start benefiting Acer in 2H11, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 6, 16:01

Acer chairman JT Wang expects the company's cooperation with Founder to start benefiting Acer in the second half of 2011 since the two firms will need about 3-6 months to make adjustments,...

Acer to spend about US$70 million leasing Founder brand in China

Aug 5, 15:33

Acer and Founder Technology have announced a further strengthening in their long-term PC business cooperation, with Acer becoming responsible for the operation of most of the Founder...

Acer denies rumor of leasing Founder brand

Aug 3, 16:29

A spokesperson from Acer has denied a rumor circulating in China's IT market that the company will invest 6.9 billion yuan (US$1.02 billion) to lease the rights to use the brand name...

Acer founder encourages Foxconn chairman to stay committed to Taiwan

Jul 26, 14:14

Commenting on Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo's thoughts about reconsidering his commitment to Taiwan and that he would consider targeting his...

China-based Founder VP admits working to gain partnership with Apple over iPad, says report

Newswatch - Jul 1, 14:31

Fang Zhonghua, vice president of China-based PC brand Founder has recently confirmed that the company is currently in negotiations with Apple for distributing the iPad in China, according...

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    Before Going to Press | 1h 8min ago

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