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Acer expects large growth in 2017 shipments for Chromebooks, gaming notebooks and desktops

Mar 17, 15:01

Acer expects double-digit percentage growth in 2017 shipments for Chromebooks and gaming PCs and, for Chromebooks in particular, Acer has market shares of 30-35% in the North America...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO

Acer revenues rise 3.49% on year in February

Stockwatch - Mar 9, 15:58

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$16.74 billion (US$540.1 million) for February 2017, representing a 1.31% drop on month and 3.49% increase on year.

Taiwan market: Asustek, Acer to compete on pricey gaming notebooks

Newswatch - Mar 9, 15:55

Asustek Computer and Acer plan to start marketing their latest but pricey gaming notebooks in the Taiwan market soon, heating up the already keen market, according to industry sour...

Acer ready to ship developer edition of MR headsets, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 3, 15:09

Acer will begin to ship the developer edition of its first mixed reality (MR) headset, co-developed with Microsoft, in March, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News...

Acer provides smart health platform to Changhua Christian Hospital

Feb 24, 15:15

Acer on February 23 announced cooperation with Changhua Christian Hospital in central Taiwan, which will adopt Acer's aBeing Wellness cloud-based health platform for remote tracking...

Acer unveils smart roadside parking management system

Feb 22, 11:07

Acer, Tainan City Government and Tainan University of Technology have jointly unveiled a smart roadside parking management system, according to Acer's e-business group president Ben...

Acer focuses 2017 PC marketing on slim notebooks, gaming notebooks, says Taiwan president

Feb 13, 11:32

Acer will focus PC marketing in 2017 on two market-niche product lines, slim notebooks and gaming notebooks, and will launch new models beginning the first quarter, according to the...

Acer Taiwan operations president Dave Lin

Asustek January revenues hit 9-month low

Feb 10, 11:06

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$31.349 billion (US$995 million) for January, the lowest monthly level since May 2016 and decreasing 20.75% on month and 11.7%...

Acer to create VR system for National Palace Museum

Feb 9, 14:39

Following its partnership with IMAX over virtual reality experience centers, Acer will cooperate with Taiwan's National Palace Museum to create a VR system for visitors to view the...

Acer expect fruition of new business development in 2017

Feb 2, 21:23

Acer has been developing new business other than PCs for a while and expects to begin commercial application of AI (artificial intelligence) and deep learning and shipments of in-house-developed...

Acer covering all bases with niche notebook offerings in 2017

Jan 26, 16:38

With the kickoff of the 2017 British Educational Training and Technology Show (BETT) in London, Acer announced multiple notebooks targeting the education market, adding to an already...

Acer expects over 10% on-year revenue growth from Taiwan

Jan 26, 14:15

Acer Taiwan general manager Dave Lin expects the company's revenues from Taiwan to grow by a double-digit percentage on year in 2017 and he has seen demand for the company's ultra-thin...

Acer to be free of amortization cost for intangible assets beginning 2018, says CEO

Jan 20, 15:11

After recognizing an intangible asset impairment of NT$6.34 billion (US$199 million) at the end of 2016, Acer will see amortization of costs for intangible assets decrease by US$7...

Acer, Asustek see notebook sales rising in Russia, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 17, 14:49

Acer and Asustek Computer saw their notebook sales in Russia grow strongly in the second half of 2016 thanks to an economic recovery triggered by rising oil prices, according to a...

Quanta sees growth in December revenues; Acer suffers drops

Jan 11, 15:57

Quanta Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$104.97 billion (US$3.28 billion) for December, the company's second highest record with on-month growth of 13.42% and on-year...

Acer showcases MR head-mounted device at CES

Jan 9, 11:31

Acer exhibited a MR (mixed reality) head-mounted display device developed through cooperation with Microsoft at the CES 2017 in Las Vegas during January 5-8, according to Acer.

Asustek, HTC, Acer to fall short of their smartphone shipment targets for 2016

Dec 26, 12:08

The three-leading Taiwan-based smartphone vendors, Asustek Computer, HTC and Acer, all will see their smartphone shipments fall short of their respective targets set for 2016, according...

Acer recognizes intangible asset impairment of NT$6.34 billion

Dec 21, 11:24

Acer on December 20 announced the recognition of intangible asset impairment of NT$6.34 billion (US$199 million), equivalent to net loss per share NT$2.06, for 2016 in accordance...

Digitimes Research: Top notebook vendors and ODMs see combined shipments increase in November

Dec 15, 15:33

The worldwide top-5 notebook brand vendors' combined shipments grew 8% on month in November, while the top-3 ODMs' notebook shipments increased 10% thanks to rising sales from North...

India currency reform having mix influence on Taiwan IT players, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 14, 15:22

India's recent currency reform reportedly has made local consumers become less willing to make purchase and has impacted smartphone sales in the country; however, Compal Electronics,...

PC upstream suppliers conservative about Microsoft pushing MR ecosystem

Dec 13, 15:03

Microsoft has recently announced a plan to partner with PC brand vendors including Asustek Computer, Acer, Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell and 3Glasses to push an ecosystem for...

Acer revenues drop 2.8% on year in November

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 15:42

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$22.725 billion (US$714.35 million) for November 2016, representing a 13.07% increase on month and 2.8% drop on year.

Acer Starbreeze, HTC take part in global VR association, GVRA

Dec 9, 11:46

HTC and Acer Starbreeze have joined Google, Oculus, Samsung Electronics and Sony Interactive Entertainment to establish a non-profit organization, the Global Virtual Reality Association...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ODM smartphone shipments to decline in 4Q16

Dec 7, 11:26

Combined smartphone shipments by Taiwan-based brand handset vendors and ODMs will reach 13.82 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016, up 11.8% sequentially but down 23% on year,...

Gaming monitor competition to heat up in 2017

Dec 6, 11:26

Despite many research firms' pessimistic forecast on consumer LCD monitor shipments, overall LCD monitor shipments are expected to stay flat from a year ago in 2016 thanks to rising...

VR/AR developers facing weak demand in 2017

Dec 5, 16:00

The virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) market was originally expected to pick up strongly in 2016, but demand for related applications has been weakening recently. Since the supply...

beingNet Alliance to collaborate with partners to develop IoB solutions for agriculture, medical care

Dec 2, 16:07

beingNet Alliance, established by Acer founder Stan Shih to promote Internet of Beings (IoB), on December 1 signed cooperation agreements with several partners, including Hiwin Technologies,...

Acer founder Stan Shih pushing IoB solutions for beingNet Alliance

Taiwan market: Huawei to launch MateBook in 2017

Dec 1, 11:53

Huawei Technologies will launch MateBook, a 2-in-1 notebook/tablet hybrid model, in the Taiwan market in 2017, according to the company's Taiwan sales agent XunWei Tech.

Taiwan market: Acer sees desktop shipment growth in 2016

Nov 28, 22:29

Despite Taiwan's weakening PC sales, Acer Taiwan still managed to achieve increased desktop sales in the country, boosting its share of the Taiwan desktop market from 25% previously...

Acer places 2017 main notebook orders with Quanta, Compal

Nov 22, 21:50

Based on Acer's RFQ (request for quotation) for the majority of its notebook orders in 2017, Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics are two major ODMs, according to industry source...

Acer strengthens ties with Tobii to develop VR devices with eye-tracking technology

Nov 14, 10:06

Acer is expanding its cooperation with Sweden-based eye tracking solution developer Tobii Technology to develop head-mounted display (HMD) VR devices featuring eye tracking technology,...

Acer nets NT$0.28 per share for January-September

Nov 11, 11:34

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$58.593 billion (US$1.86 billion), gross margin 9.52%, net operating profit NT$471 million, net profit NT$249 million and net EPS NT$0.08...

Taiwan should build smart cities to drive new value-added services, says Acer founder

Nov 3, 11:21

Stan Shih, founder of Acer, has urged the Taiwan government to establish a virtual cross-industry national team to build up service-oriented smart cities through which local companies...

Taiwan market: Acer unveils Swift-series ultra-thin notebooks

Nov 2, 14:45

Acer on November 1 unveiled four Swift-series ultra-thin notebooks for launch in the Taiwan market, with the 14-inch Swift 1 for sale at a recommended retail price of NT$18,900 (US$598),...

Acer eyes China education market with BYOC applications; and tablets for seniors

Nov 2, 11:59

Commenting on Acer's Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business, the business's general manager Maverick Shih pointed out that its CloudProfessor will be expanded to education units in...

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    Acer Predator Triton 700 gaming notebook

    Acer showcased its Predator Triton 700 ultra-thin gaming notebook at Computex Taipei 2017. The device comes with a slim design and features including latest graphics, processors in-house...

    Photo: Company, Jun 5.

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    Acer Switch 3 2-in-1 device

    Acer's Switch 3 is equipped with a 12.2-inch display, an Intel Pentium or Celeron processor and also a fanless cooling design. The Switch 3 is mainly targeting price-oriented customers...

    Photo: Company, May 4.

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    Acer Switch 5 2-in-1 device

    Acer Switch 5 is equipped with Acer's LiquidLoop fanless cooling system, supporting up to an Intel Core i7 processor. The device also features a 12-inch FHD+ IPS touch panel and supports...

    Photo: Company, May 4.

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    Acer Air Monitor

    Acer has recently announced its new air monitor designed to help people keep tabs on indoor air quality. The Acer Air Monitor allows real-time monitoring of key air quality indicators...

    Photo: Company, Mar 3.

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    Xplova X5 smartwatch

    Acer's smartwatch subsidiary Xplova has launched a smartwatch for live streaming users' bicycle activities. The device is expected to further expand to support other activities such...

    Photo: Company, Sep 13.

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