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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...

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...

Taiwan IoT makers have to develop innovative applications, says Acer founder

Jul 29, 16:08

To compete for business opportunities in the global Internet of things (IoT) market, Taiwan-based makers should capitalize on advantages in information and communication technology...

Acer founder to pass down shareholding to eldest son, hoping to bring added value to company

Apr 21, 10:41

Commenting on his successor, Acer founder Stan Shih pointed out that his eldest son Maverick Shih, president of Acer's Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business, will inherit his shareholding...

Taiwan should not be discouraged by not being founding member of AIIB, says Stan Shih

Apr 14, 15:42

Commenting on Taiwan not being able to become a founding member of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) led by protests from the China government, Acer founder Stan Shih said...

Acer online ticket services deserve praise, says founder

Jan 29, 15:00

Acer's recently handling of online ticket sales for concerts by Taiwan-based singer Jody Chiang through its cloud system was a success despite some quarrels during the process, according...

Acer founder lauds CEO despite revenues decline

Jan 14, 15:01

Although Acer's consolidated revenues for 2014 hit an 8-year low, the company's founder Stan Shih still praised company CEO Jason Chen's performance, saying that it was not easy for...

Stan Shih, Acer founder

Acer CEO to be future chairman, says Shih

Dec 18, 14:50

Acer founder Stan Shih at a press event on December 17 said that Acer's CEO Jason Chen will become the next chairman of Acer after the current chairman completes his 3-year term....

Stan Shih, Acer founder

Acer wins order for Iconia W511 by Tasmania Police

Dec 5, 14:16

Acer has announced its Iconia W511, a Windows 8 tablet, has been ordered by the Department of Police & Emergency Management, Tasmania State, Australia, for use by more than 1,000...

China-Korea FTA to impact Taiwan IT industry

Nov 13, 18:32

China and South Korea recently signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Acer founder Stan Shih said the agreement will put Taiwan at a disadvantage in IT competition.

Acer fund raiser may start in early 2015, says founder

Oct 28, 15:51

Acer recently announced it will hold a fund raiser before the end of 2014, be may postpone the plans to early 2015 due to the recent weak performance of the Taiwan Stock Exchange...

Stan Shih, Acer founder

Acer is internationalized with 70% of employees foreigners, says founder

Oct 14, 20:59

Acer is a substantially internationalized enterprise as evidenced by foreigners accounting for 70% of all employees, company founder and honorary chairman Stan Shih has said.

Acer founder and honorary chairman Stan Shih

Acer elects George Huang as chairman; appoints Oliver Ahrens as head of Pan-Asia Pacific region

Jun 18, 20:07

Acer's board of directors have elected George Huang to succeed Stan Shih as chairman, and invited Shih as honorary chairman; meanwhile, the company has also announced that its new...

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...

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 to start new operation strategy in April to focus on BYOC

Jan 13, 21:58

Acer new CEO Jason Chen at a press conference on January 13 pointed out that the company's main objective for the future operation is the establishment of its Build Your Own Cloud...

Acer chairman dismisses HTC merger rumors

Jan 10, 16:17

Acer chairman Stan Shih has dismissed rumors circulating in Taiwan that Acer is considering merging with High Tech Computer (HTC), He pointed out that Acer has no intention or plan...

Wistron, Pegatron form special teams to help Acer, say sources

Dec 16, 14:06

Following Stan Shih's return to Acer's management, several supply chain partners including Wistron and Pegatron Technology have geared up trying to help the brand vendor rebound from...

Wistron, Pegatron gearing up to help Acer rebound

Stan Shih returns as Acer chairman; JT Wang and Jim Wong step down

Nov 22, 10:56

Acer has announced that its board of directors has elected company founder, Stan Shih, as Chairman and interim corporate president with immediate effect. Shih will serve as Acer's...

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...

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

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

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...

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...

Electric car solution developed by Delta, Wistron, Qisda revealed in China

Apr 21, 01:40

An electric car solution developed by Taiwan-based upstream supply chain players including Delta Electronics, Wistron and Qisda, has recently been revealed at an automobile exhibition...

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 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...

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