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Merger with Asustek unlikely, says Acer CEO

Sep 4, 10:41

In response to market watchers' suggestions that Asustek Computer should merge with Acer to create synergies and international competitiveness, Acer CEO Jason Chen emphasized that...

IFA 2015: Acer unveils new gaming products

Sep 3, 15:13

At the company's IFA 2015 pre-show conference, Acer has unveiled a full series of products under its Predator gaming sub-brand including two gaming notebooks, a desktop, a curved...

Acer to acquire bicycle GPS device vendor Xplova

Sep 3, 11:20

Acer has announced it will acquire bicycle GPS vendor Xplova and integrate the vendor's GPS technologies, bicycle routes and maps into its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) platform.

Acer and Asustek looking to raise notebook prices in Taiwan, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 1, 16:10

Acer is planning to raise pricing of its new PC by 4.5-5% in Taiwan in September as the NT dollar has been depreciating over the past few weeks. Asustek Computer is also planning...

Acer seeking smartphone OEM in Indonesia

Aug 28, 10:41

IT vendor Acer is seeking a manufacturing partner for OEM production of smartphones in Indonesia to avoid the country's high customs duty on imported smartphones and will make a final...

Global PC demand impacted by currency depreciation and high inventory, says Acer CEO

Aug 27, 16:12

Global PC demand was weaker than expected in early 2015 due to impacts from changes in foreign exchange rates and vendors' inventory levels, according to Acer CEO Jason Chen.

Lenovo reportedly to raise PC prices in China because of Chinese yuan deprecation

Aug 24, 15:18

China-based Lenovo reportedly is planning to raise its PC prices in China at the end of August due to a significant depreciation of the country's currency, and the vendor will next...

Acer to launch 1st gaming tablet

Aug 21, 12:12

Acer has begun production of its first gaming tablet equipped with an Intel Atom Z8700 processor and 8-inch touch screen for launch in the third or fourth quarter of 2015, according...

Acer picked as sole supplier of new education project in Chile

Aug 20, 14:51

Acer has announced that it has been picked as the sole supplier of Chile's Connected for Learning project and will supply over 75,000 notebooks to the country's schools.

Acer stresses financial health

Aug 18, 19:54

Acer, in response to media reports about its financial information, on August 18 emphasized that it is financially healthy as reflected by the financial report it released for the...

Acer sees over 30% drop in July revenues, but achieves success with Chrome OS products

Aug 11, 14:50

Acer reported consolidated revenues of NT$16.88 billion (US$533.33 million) for July 2015, down 36.46% on month and 32.78% on year. The company has totaled NT$145.03 billion in year-to-date...

Acer nets almost nothing for 2Q15

Stockwatch - Aug 7, 11:55

Acer has posted second-quarter consolidated revenues of NT$60.21 billion (US$1.92 billion), gross margin 10.49%, net operating profit NT$890 million, net profit NT$2 million and net...

MSI gaming notebooks face increasing competition

Aug 5, 15:51

Micro-Star International (MSI) has succeeded in marketing in-house-developed gaming notebooks but has faced increasing competition from notebook vendors, according to Taiwan-based...

Acer reportedly lands server orders from TSMC

Aug 5, 15:22

Acer has reportedly obtained orders for servers used in data centers from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), which could affect TSMC's orders to its original supplier...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset shipments to remain flat in 2H15

Aug 5, 10:48

Combined handset shipments by Taiwan-based handset vendors and ODMs in the third and fourth quarters are likely to be lower than the amount they shipped in the second quarter, reflecting...

Taiwan market: Acer sees strong sales at TCAS

Aug 4, 14:12

Acer has achieved better-than-expected results during the Taiwan Computer Application Show (TCAS) 2015 in Taipei, recording a sales growth of 40% compared to 2014. The results may...

Acer pushing investments in startups

Jul 31, 14:54

Acer has announced to cooperate with Taiwan's Small and Medium Enterprise Administration, Ministry of Economic Affairs, which will be represented by Institute for Information Industry...

Acer passes down Stationary Computer and Display BU management to younger executives

Jul 31, 12:05

Acer's ex-general manager of the Stationary Computing and Display Business Groups Simon Hwang has recently been assigned to handle new business planning and will be in charge of developing...

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...

Tablet vendors pushing new strategies for tablet business line

Jul 20, 15:23

As demand for tablets has been weakening, tablet brand vendors worldwide have been adjusting their strategies for the product line. Apple and Microsoft are both planning to release...

Acer sees June revenues decline on year

Jul 13, 10:47

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$26.569 billion (US$857 million) for June, hiking 50.41% on month but declining 27.31% on year.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 2Q15 handset shipments up 18.6% on quarter

Jul 7, 14:48

Taiwan-based brand handset vendors and handset ODMs shipped a total of 20.82 million handsets in the second quarter of 2015, increasing 18.6% on quarter but decreasing 1.6% on year,...

Acer cooperates with Hope Bay Technologies to launch OfficeBox

Jul 6, 14:42

Acer has cooperated with Hope Bay Technologies to launch OfficeBox, an enterprise-use cloud storage solution, in the Taiwan market through Acer's sales channels for business-use IT...

Acer to form 1,000-member team for BYOC business in a year

Jul 2, 15:14

Acer currently has about 200 employees in Taiwan and North America specifically for its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business unit, and as demand for BYOC services has far exceeded...

Acer opens BYOC experience center in Taiwan

Jul 1, 20:23

Acer on June 30 opened a Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) experience center at its headquarters in New Taipei City, northern Taiwan, and will open another in Chongqing City, western China,...

Acer focusing on steady profitability, says CEO

Jun 24, 15:51

Acer's operations are moving toward steady profitability and it will focus on maintaining the trend before looking to expand business scale, company CEO Jason Chen said at a shareholders...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO

Acer shareholders dissatisfied at no dividend

Jun 24, 14:54

Many Acer shareholders are up in arms after finding out that the PC vendor has declined to distribute a dividend for 2014 and voiced their displeasure during the company's annual...

George Huang, Acer chairman (right)

Commentary: Taiwan notebook vendors, ODMs cautious about 2H15 outlook

Jun 24, 14:51

Taiwan-based notebook vendors and ODMs are guardedly optimistic about the prospects of the notebook market for the second half of 2015 and are pinning their hopes on the release of...

Commentary: The gaming notebook industry heats up

Jun 23, 12:40

Competition in the gaming notebook segment is surely to become keener in the second half of 2015 as notebook brands including Acer, Asustek Computer, Dell, Gigabyte Technology and...

Acer has no acquisition plans, says CEO

Newswatch - Jun 17, 14:05

Acer will continue to invest in its smartphone business but will not consider a merger or acquisition for the time being, according to company CEO Jason Chen.

Acer CEO Jason Chen

Acer revenues drop on year in May

Stockwatch - Jun 10, 16:31

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$17.664 billion (US$571.61 million) for May 2015, representing a 11.63% increase on month and 30.86% drop on year.

Gaming notebook market to see over 10 new models in 2H15

Jun 9, 14:48

Competition in the gaming notebook market is expected to grow fiercer in the second half as vendors including Acer, Asustek Computer, Dell and Micro-Star International (MSI) are all...

Acer expects more new partners for BYOC platform in 2H15

Jun 5, 15:19

Acer has announced it has partnered with Marvell, China-based Hipad, and Canonical, developer of the Ubuntu Linux operating system to expand the ecosystem of its Build Your Own Cloud...

Acer welcomes partners to join the BYOC platform

Digitimes Research: Microsoft to partner with Acer, Lenovo and Inventec for US$169-249 Windows 10 notebooks

Jun 2, 16:07

In addition to its cooperation with Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) to launch an 11.6-inch inexpensive notebook priced at US$179 for the education market, Microsoft is planning...

Microsoft to address Google Chromebook competition through Windows 10 pricing

Jun 1, 19:23

With Windows 10 set to be launched later this summer, Microsoft will enjoy a lot of attention at this year's Computex, as visitors look to get a better glimpse into how the operating...

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    Acer Predator 17 gaming notebook

    Acer has unveiled its Predator 17 gaming notebooks, powered by Intel's Core i7-6700HQ processor. Select models feature Nvidia's GeForce GTX980M graphics card, up to 32GB of DDR4...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

  • Acer+Predator+15+gaming+notebook

    Acer Predator 15 gaming notebook

    Acer has unveiled its Predator 15 gaming notebooks, powered by Intel's Skylake-based Core i7-6700HQ processor. Select models feature Nvidia GeForce GTX980M graphics card, up to 32GB...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

  • Acer+Chromebook+R+11

    Acer Chromebook R 11

    Acer has unveiled the company's first convertible Chromebook, the R 11. The Chromebook R 11 is equipped with a 360-degree dual-torque hinge design, enabling customers to manipulate...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

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    Acer Predator 8 GT-810 gaming tablet

    Acer has announced the Predator 8 GT-810 gaming tablet, one of several new gaming devices in Acer's Predator gaming series. The GT-810 is powered by the Intel Atom x7 processor, Android...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

  • Acer+Predator+XB1+gaming+monitor

    Acer Predator XB1 gaming monitor

    Acer has announced the expansion of its Predator gaming monitor lineup with the Nvidia G-Sync-supported, flat-panel Predator XB1. The Predator XB1 series features the latest Nvidia...

    Photo: Company, Sep 11.

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