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Acer to enhance gaming notebook product line in 2016

Nov 25, 12:00

Acer has sent out RFO (request for quotation) for gaming notebooks to be launched in 2016, signaling that Acer will strengthen marketing of the product line by increasing shipment...

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...

Acer pan-Asia chief quits

Nov 12, 10:49

Acer has announced that its president of pan-Asia operations Oliver Ahrens has left the company and its position will be taken over by CEO Jason Chen. President of Acer China Zhang...

Acer sees decreased October revenues

Stockwatch - Nov 11, 20:06

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$22.04 billion (US$672.01 million) for October 2015, representing a 25.14% drop on month and 21.9% drop on year.

Acer nets NT$0.12 per share for January-September

Stockwatch - Nov 6, 11:23

Acer on November 5 released its financial report for the third quarter of 2015, posting consolidated revenues of NT$67.24 billion (US$2.05 billion), gross margin of 8.14%, net operating...

Taiwan market: Acer unveils 4 entry-level smartphones

Nov 5, 15:40

Acer has unveiled four entry-level 4G smartphones in Taiwan, aiming to ship 40,000 units in the fourth quarter of 2015 and 200,000 units in 2016 in the local market.

Acer sets up joint-venture venture capital in China

Nov 5, 15:22

Acer, in line with promoting its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business, has established joint-venture venture capital of CNY100 million (US$15.75 million) in Chongqing City, western...

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...

Tablet vendors extending to application-specific models

Nov 2, 16:03

In view of stagnant growth in global demand for consumer tablets, vendors have extended development to models for specific applications such as gaming, ruggedized and child-friendly...

Acer to consolidate its handset business

Nov 2, 13:43

Acer has revamped the development strategy for its smartphone business and will focus on generating profits instead of ramping up shipment volumes, according to ST Liew, president...

Acer smartphone business unit president ST Liew

Acer to launch Liquid Z330 in Japan in cooperation with Rakuten Mobile

Oct 30, 10:49

Acer on October 29 announced that it will launch Liquid Z330 as a SIM-free 4G smartphone in the Japan market through Japan-based Rakuten Mobile's online retail channels and retail...

Acer sets up 3rd global BYOC operation center in China

Oct 26, 12:17

Acer has announced the establishment of a subsidiary, Acer Cloud Technology (Chongqing), in Xiantao Big Data Valley in Chongqing City, western China, becoming its third global BYOC...

Acer establishes subsidiary to enter electric vehicle power system and battery industries

Oct 23, 10:47

Acer's Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business recently established a new subsidiary, MPS Energy, to focus on developing car-use batteries and electric vehicle power systems and will...

Acer Octon to begin shipments of abPBX plus

Oct 16, 11:14

Acer Octon, a joint venture established by Acer and US-based Octon, will start shipments of abPBX plus, an intra-business communication device based on the Acer-developed Build Your...

Maverick Shih, Acer BYOC and Tablet Business Group president

Acer positive about Microsoft Surface Book release

Oct 13, 12:02

Commenting on market watchers' concerns that Microsoft's Surface Book could potentially hurt its PC brand partners, Acer's president of corporate business planning and operations...

Acer, Toshiba finishes RFQ for 2016 notebook orders

Oct 13, 12:00

Acer and Toshiba have recently finished their request for the quotation (RFQ) process for notebook orders for 2016 and Acer's orders for 15-inch notebooks, which account for the largest...

Acer sees healthy inventory level

Oct 13, 11:48

Acer's PC inventory is currently at a healthy level after aggressive moves to clear it in the past three months, and the company is expected to continue seeing growth in its education,...

Acer pushing new business operation to achieve growth

Oct 12, 20:37

Acer is aggressively trying to find a new path within the PC market and has launched products such as gaming tablets and PCs, looking to stay away from price competition. In addition,...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO

Asustek, Acer September revenues up on month

Oct 12, 10:38

Asustek Computer posted consolidated revenues of NT$43.931 billion (US$1.335 billion) for September 2015, increasing 7.6% on month and 5.70% on year, while Acer had those of NT$29.445...

Asustek, Acer see large sequential growth in September notebook shipments

Oct 7, 15:26

Asustek Computer shipped two million notebooks globally in September, hiking 127.3% from 88,000 units in August, while Acer shipped 1.7 million units, increasing 41.7% from 1.2 million,...

Taiwan market: Acer launches Predator products

Oct 1, 12:15

Acer has launched a number of gaming products including a tablet, and several notebooks and desktops under its Predator brand. The products will become available in Taiwan starting...

Acer Taiwan denies layoffs

Sep 30, 15:17

In response to reports that Acer Taiwan will lay off 10% of its personnel, president Towny Huang for Acer Taiwan regional operations on September 29 clarified that Acer Taiwan's average...

Targeting niche markets: Q&A with ST Liu, president of Acer handset unit

Sep 30, 11:34

Notebook vendor Acer aims to ship at least five million smartphones in 2015 and plans to hike the shipments to 10 million units in 2016. But Acer will not spend a lot of money for...

ST Liu, president of Acer handset business

Acer encouraging staff to transfer to BYOC business

Sep 29, 14:00

Acer has been encouraging its staff to transfer to the Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business and is planning to adjust its performance evaluation program to boost workers' willingness...

Acer projector market share reaches record high in 2Q15

Sep 25, 15:40

According to the latest data from PMA, for the second quarter of 2015 Acer has reached a record high market share of 8% worldwide and 17.8% in EMEA, positioning the company as the...

Acer expects 80% growth in 2-in-1 device shipments in 2015

Sep 22, 15:46

With Apple's iPad Pro and Microsoft's upcoming Surface Pro 4 2-in-1 device expected to stimulate demand, Acer's Notebook Business Group president Jerry Kao expects the company's 2-in-1...

Acer expects mid-range to high-end notebooks to account for 40% sales in 2016, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 21, 15:53

Acer is planning to increase its mid-range and high-end notebooks' proportion in overall sales to 40% in 2016, double from 2015. The move is expected to help raise Acer's notebook...

Acer, ATS sign partnership with Germany-based car vendor for in-car service solution

Sep 21, 15:14

Acer and its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) partner Advanced Telematic System (ATS) recently signed contracts with a first-tier car vendor in Germany to provide an in-car solution that...

Microsoft to unveil Windows 10 Mobile-based devices in October

Sep 17, 11:11

Microsoft is expected to unveil Windows 10 Mobile-based mobile devices, including Lumia smartphones and Surface tablets, at a product event to be held in New York on October 6, according...

Acer August revenues up on month, down on year

Sep 11, 12:23

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$21 billion (US$646 million) for August 2015, growing 24.39% on month but dropping 29.66% on year, and NT$166.03 billion for January-August,...

MSI facing tough competition from first-tier notebook vendors in gaming sector in 2H15

Sep 8, 15:42

Facing competitors such as Acer and Asustek Computer who are starting to expand into the gaming notebook market, Micro-Star International (MSI), which had been performing well in...

IFA 2015: Acer unveils new smartphone with 10-core CPU

Sep 4, 15:59

Acer has unveiled its new smartphone, the Predator 6, at the ongoing IFA 2015. The new model features a MediaTek 10-core Helio X20 processor, 6-inch display and 21-megapixel camera,...

Acer targeting robot business

Sep 4, 15:59

Acer CEO Jason Chen revealed that the company is planning to invest in a firm that is mainly focusing on robot R&D, before the end of 2015, but he said that the business still...

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...

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