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Digitimes Research: Taiwan ODMs losing out as PC brand vendors turn to China supply chain for tablets

Apr 7, 15:46

Among global top-7 PC brand vendors, only Apple (sixth place) still outsources its tablet orders mainly to Taiwan-based EMS providers and ODMs, while the rest - Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard...

Commentary: Taiwan handset vendors, ODMs advised to optimize rising supply chain in China

Apr 2, 16:36

Taiwan-based handset vendors and ODMs are advised to optimize the advantages of the handset supply chain in China to sharpen their competiveness and to avoid of being marginalized...

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,...

Acer CEO visiting retail channel to clarify executive change rumors

Mar 21, 16:50

Acer CEO Jason Chen has been visiting the company's channel retail partners to clarify rumors that one of its channel sales executives has resigned his post. Chen has said no executive...

Two Acer employees probed over suspected insider trading

Mar 19, 14:06

Acer has confirmed that its headquarters was searched by prosecutors on March 18 over alleged insider trading with two of its employees under investigation. Acer stressed that it...

Acer, Asustek increase tablet orders to China ODMs, say Taiwan makers

Mar 11, 20:30

Acer and Asustek Computer have increased tablet orders released to China-based ODMs, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Acer February revenues up sequentially

Mar 11, 11:42

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$24.47 billion (US$808 million) for February, rising by 13.98% on month but dropping by 12.93% on year. Its conslidated revenues for January-February...

Acer aims to ship 10 million smartphones in 2014

Feb 24, 10:41

Acer is optimistic about smartphone sales in 2014 and has upward adjusted target shipments from five million to 10 million units, 6.67 times the 1.5 million units shipped in 2013,...

Acer operations will not stabilize until 2H14, say sources

Feb 17, 15:59

Acer's operations and product developments are unlikely to stabilize until the second half of 2014 following its recent top management reshuffles and organizational changes, according...

Acer to have over 30% tablets manufactured by China makers in 2014

Feb 12, 22:01

Acer is expected to outsource over 30% of its tablet manufacturing to China-based makers in 2014 since China makers already have mature technologies, but are more competitive in terms...

Taiwan suppliers concerned about competition from China in 2014

Feb 10, 21:39

With Acer rumored to be planning to outsource its tablet OEM orders to China-based makers, Asustek Computer has reportedly also been seeking partnerships with China component makers...

Acer to release tablet OEM orders to China

Feb 10, 10:27

Acer will have China-based OEMs undertake production of its tablets in 2014 to cut costs, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Acer reaches 1 million AcerCloud users

Feb 6, 16:08

Acer has reached more than one million users of its AcerCloud personal cloud computing services, according to company general manager Maverick Shih for BYOC (Build Your Own Cloud)...

Global tablet market heading for fierce price competition in 2014

Feb 6, 13:54

Price competition in the global tablet market is expected to become keener in 2014, which will not only further squeeze the profitability of first-tier vendors but also force white-box...

Taiwan market: Acer launches entry-level smartphone Liquid Z5

Jan 23, 11:00

Acer has launched its Liquid Z5, a 5-inch entry-level smartphone equipped with MediaTek MT6572 1.3GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 4GB ROM and a 5-megapixel rear camera, in the Taiwan...

Acer to use thin-film touch technology in notebooks and tablets released in 2014

Jan 22, 21:41

Acer will reportedly use mostly thin-film touch technology in notebooks and tablets it releases in 2014, according to supply chain sources.

Acer to beef up marketing of fast growing product lines, says CEO

Jan 22, 12:03

Acer will devote more efforts marketing products with fast growth, mainly smartphones, tablets, Chromebooks and other hand-held devices, in 2014, said company president and CEO Jason...

Acer operating loss continues in 4Q13

Jan 20, 10:18

Acer has reported a net operating loss of NT$8.218 billion (US$274 million) for the fourth quarter of 2013 mainly due to unsatisfactory sales performance, a loss of NT$1.3 billion...

China market: Acer launches CNY599 7-inch tablet

Jan 17, 14:29

Acer has launched the Acer Tab 7, a 7-inch Android 4.2 tablet equipped with 1.5GHz dual-core processor, in the China market for CNY599 (US$99), so far the lowest retail price for...

Foxconn expected to ship 55-60 million tablets in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Jan 16, 19:43

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) shipped 50 million tablets to become the largest Taiwan-based ODM in 2013 and is expected to ship 55-60 million units to maintain...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments to grow 4.1% sequentially in 4Q13

Jan 15, 21:33

Because of Intel's low-price processor solutions and increased demand from both the consumer and enterprise markets, Global notebook shipments in the fourth quarter of 2013 rose 4.1%...

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...

Commentary: HP smartphone comeback efforts not promising

Jan 13, 15:48

Hewlett-Packard (HP) is planning a comeback to the smartphone market, but it is generally believed that chance is lower for HP to make its renewal efforts a success.

Acer sees decreased December revenues

Jan 13, 10:28

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$28.385 billion (US$946 million) for December, slipping 7.67% sequentially and 22.02% on year.

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...

Acer partners with PChomePay

Jan 8, 15:05

Acer has announced a strategic partnership with PChome Group through investing in PChomePay, a provider of third-party e-payment services, for a 15.6% stake, marking Acer's debut...

Supply chains see increased smartphone component orders from Acer and Asustek

Jan 7, 21:29

Supply chains are seeing increased smartphone component orders from Acer and Asustek Computer, with both vendors expected to increase their smartphone projects in 2014.

Lenovo may lead in 2014 notebook shipments

Jan 7, 20:29

Lenovo is likely to ship 28.3 million notebooks in 2014, followed by Hewlett-Packard (HP) with 28.0 million, Dell 18-19 million, and Acer and Asustek Computer 16-17 million each,...

Acer new Chromebook to show up in 1Q14

Jan 6, 14:47

Acer plans to release a new Chromebook co-developed with Google in April and has recently extended its touchscreen Chromebook line with a new model, the Acer C720P-2600, according...

Supply chain cautiously watching Acer management shakeup

Dec 31, 14:46

Notebook upstream supply chain players are cautiously watching an ongoing management shakeup at Acer, and would not start competing for orders from the vendor until there is a clearer...

Acer said to merge R&D and PC sales units

Dec 26, 14:45

As part of its transition to appoint a new CEO, Acer reportedly is also looking to integrate its R&D and PC sales units and place current CTO of the R&D center, Jackson Lin,...

Acer, HTC, Asustek to rely on China-based supply chain to tap China smartphone market

Dec 25, 15:01

Taiwan-based vendor Acer has cooperated with China-based IC designer SIM Technology to develop smartphones for launch in the China market in 2014, while Taiwan-based HTC and Asustek...

Acer appoints Jason Chen as corporate president and CEO

Dec 24, 11:06

Acer has announced the appointment of Jason Chen as corporate president and CEO from January 1, 2014. Taking the role of leading Acer through its corporate transformation, Chen is...

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Acer sees executive changes

Dec 23, 14:54

Acer founder Stan Shih, after returning as the company's CEO, has been aggressively reorganizing its businesses and executives, and the company's senior corporate vice president and...

Acer wins support from Taiwan-based component makers

Dec 18, 11:53

While Acer is in a critical period of restructuring, Taiwan-based component makers have extended their help by offering preferable or discount prices for Acer notebooks and tablets...

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    Acer Liquid Jade Z smartphone

    Acer has announced the Liquid Jade Z featuring an IPS display with the Zero Air Gap technology to help reduce reflections and Corning's Gorilla Glass 3. The smartphone also supports...

    Photo: Company, Mar 10.

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    Acer Liquid M220 smartphone

    Acer has unveiled the Liquid M220 smartphone, its first Liquid series smartphone to run on the Windows Phone 8.1 operating system. The phone features a 4-inch 233ppi display, a 5-megapixel...

    Photo: Company, Mar 5.

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    Acer Liquid Z520 smartphone

    Acer is showcasing its latest smartphone, the Liquid Z520 at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 from March 2-5 in Barcelona, Spain. The Liquid Z520 offers improved voice control, allowing...

    Photo: Company, Mar 4.

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    Acer Liquid Leap+ wearable device

    Acer is showcasing its latest mobile products at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 from March 2-5 in Barcelona, Spain, including the Liquid Leap+ wearable device, which is compatible...

    Photo: Company, Mar 4.

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    Acer 27-inch Ultra HD monitor

    Acer has announced its 27-inch S277HK monitor that features Ultra HD visuals on a frameless screen, HDMI 2.0 connection support and speakers with DTS sound. Acer claims it is the...

    Photo: Company, Dec 2.

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