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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...

HP to take lead in 4Q13 notebook shipments

Dec 16, 21:41

Hewlett-Packard (HP) is expected to be the largest notebook brand vendor in the fourth quarter with shipments of 7.6 million units, leading Lenovo at 7.2 million, Dell (5.2 million),...

HP and Dell surprisingly turn to lower-priced products, says the supply chain

Dec 16, 21:36

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell have both been trying to increase their sales through releasing more low-price products recently and with Acer also taking the same approach, sources...

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

Acer November revenues up month, down on year

Dec 11, 10:27

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$30.743 billion (US$1.04 billion) for November, rising 11.50% on month but declining 5.27% on year, and NT$331.806 billion for January-November,...

Andes CPU core IP products adopted by Acer, Asustek

Dec 6, 13:59

Sensor hubs made with Andes Technology's 32-bit AndesCore N7-series CPU core have entered the notebook supply chains of Acer and Asustek Computer. Specially targeted at low-power...

Digitimes Research: Notebook vendors and ODMs post shipment gains in November

Dec 4, 16:05

Notebook shipments by the top-five brand vendors and the top-three ODMs increased 14% and 12%, respectively, on month in November, partly driven by shipments of up to three million...

Acer lands orders for smartphone Liquid Z3 from AIS in Thailand

Dec 2, 21:33

Acer on December 2 announced that its Thailand-based subsidiary has obtained orders for Liquid Z3, a 3.5-inch Android 4.2 smartphone model equipped with a 1GHz dual-core processor,...

Asustek, Toshiba to launch Chromebooks with Intel chips

Nov 29, 12:21

Following the steps of Acer and Hewlett-Packard (HP), Asustek Computer and Toshiba both have also decided to introduce Chromebooks with Intel's Haswell processors in 2014, according...

Acer eyes 3 candidates for new chairman

Nov 27, 22:14

Acer reportedly has targeted three candidates for its new chairman: co-founder George Huang, ex-executive vice president Chuang Jen-chuan (transliterated from Chinese) and iGware...

Acer supply chain concerned about 2015 orders

Nov 22, 14:37

Acer's upstream suppliers and ODMs are concerned about their orders for 2015 as company CEO Jim Wong, who was in charge of distributing orders, has stepped down, according to sources...

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