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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,...

Touchscreen models to account for 50% of Acer notebook shipments in 2014

May 6, 22:38

Acer is set to raise the shipment proportion of its touchscreen notebooks from 12% of the total volume in the first quarter to 50% by 2014 and 70% by 2015, according to Acer vice...

Acer Greater China president expects 10% growth in 2013 notebook shipments

Nov 1, 13:50

President of Acer Greater China Scott Lin, commenting on the touchscreen and convertible notebook trends brought on by Windows 8, pointed out that he believes these trends can resurrect...

Strong Black Friday sales do not represent economic recovery, say PC players

Nov 30, 14:08

Despite that total purchasing on Black Friday is estimated to have amounted at US$11.4 billion, up 6.6% on year, PC players are still conservative about upcoming demand since the...

Acer will not give up netbook market, says VP

Nov 29, 01:35

Commenting on the recent rumors that Korea-based Samsung Electronics will stop producing 10.1-inch netbooks in the first quarter of 2012, leaving the netbook market to the top-2 players...

Ultrabooks expected to impact tablet PCs

Sep 29, 01:10

With notebook players such as Acer, Asustek Computer as well as Lenovo, Toshiba, Samsung Electronics and Hewlett-Packard (HP) all set launch ultrabooks in the near future, sources...

Intel downstream partners request CPU price drop

Sep 20, 01:10

Executives from Intel's PC partners - Acer Taiwan president Scott Lin and Compal Electronics president Ray Chen both have invoked Intel to help drop the Ultrabook price to below US$1,000...

Acer, HP undergoing management reshuffle

Jul 19, 01:05

Acer, on July 18, announced it has recruited Dave Chan, former Hewlett-Packard (HP) China vice president, as general manager of its Touch Business Group in China. Also, while company...

Acer and HP

Acer expects component shortages for tablet PCs and smartphones

Apr 7, 01:15

Commenting about the tablet PC market, Acer Taiwan president Scott Lin pointed out that the company is currently working aggressively over its tablet PCs and is doing a marvelous...

Taiwan market: Acer announces new Timeline notebooks; aims to sell 6 million units

Apr 7, 01:10

Acer has announced its third-generation Timeline notebooks featuring Intel's Sandy Bridge processor and ultra-thin industrial design in Taiwan and the company is aiming to sell six...

PC supply chain still has up to 3 months of inventory, says Acer Taiwan president

Mar 17, 01:10

Acer Taiwan president Scott Lin has pointed out that the PC industry's upstream supply chain still has an inventory level of about 2.5-3 months, and therefore will only see limited...

Netbooks will not die, says Acer Taiwan president

Sep 30, 01:05

Commenting on market watchers' pessimistic view toward netbook's future as PC players are turning aggressive about the tablet PC market, Acer Taiwan president Scott Lin at a press...

Acer has no plans for iPad-like product, says Acer Taiwan president

Feb 1, 12:20

Acer will focus on pushing ultra-thin notebooks for 2010 and currently has no plans to jump on the bandwagon to launch a hardware device similar to Apple's new iPad, according to...

Acer integrating marketing and sales channels to drive handset sales

Dec 11, 12:28

Acer is integrating its marketing and sales channels for notebooks and smartphones in order to boost sales of smartphones, according to Scott Lin, president of Acer Taiwan.

Acer and FET jointly launch Android-powered Liquid smartphone for the Taiwan market

Acer expects desktop shipments to grow on year

Jun 18, 13:42

Acer expects its desktop shipments to see growth on year, as it gains customers from the DIY market, according to Scott Lin, president of Acer Taiwan.

Scott Lin, president of Acer Taiwan

Ultra-thin notebook proportion to reach 20%, says Acer manager

May 22, 12:03

Acer expects CULV-based ultra-thin notebooks will account for around 20% of its total notebook shipments in the future as consumer reaction toward the product line are mostly positive,...

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