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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...

Jason Chen

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...

Stan Shih returns as Acer chairman; JT Wang and Jim Wong step down

Nov 22, 10:56

Acer has announced that its board of directors has elected company founder, Stan Shih, as Chairman and interim corporate president with immediate effect. Shih will serve as Acer's...

Mainstream large-screen smartphones to be 5- to 6-inch models

Nov 21, 15:52

Handset vendors are expected to continue launching large-size smartphones mainly with 5- to 6-inch displays, as sales of smartphones with a display size of 6-inch and above have been...

Acer CEO resignation may have limited benefit

Nov 6, 21:59

Acer chairman and CEO JT Wang has announced plans to resign from his CEO role with president Jim Wong to take over the position. However, since Acer's operations such as product R&D...

Acer October notebook shipments down sequentially

Nov 6, 14:03

Acer shipped 1.4 million notebooks in October, dropping 10% on month, and is expected to ship 4.5 million units in the fourth quarter, according to notebook supply chain makers.

Acer suffers net loss per share of NT$4.82 in 3Q13, CEO to resign

Nov 5, 21:39

Acer on November 5 released its financial report for the third quarter of 2013, recording a net loss per share of NT$4.82 (US$0.16).

Acer CEO JT Wang resigns as the PC maker reports heavy losses for 3Q13

PC vendors aggressive about releasing new convertible products

Oct 30, 22:11

PC brand vendors such as Acer, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Lenovo and Asustek Computer have all been aggressively releasing new convertible products in 2013, aiming to boost overall consumer...

PC brand vendors release new Windows 8.1 products

Oct 28, 10:57

Asustek Computer recently released its Transformer Book T100 2-in-1 device featuring Windows 8.1 and Intel Bay Trail-T processor, priced at US$349 for a 32GB model and US$399 for...

Vendors remain confident about touchscreen notebooks in 2014

Oct 23, 21:47

Despite the failure to raise touchscreen notebook demand in 2013, several notebook brand vendors including Acer and Asustek Computer are still planning to release more products in...

Acer to release new 19.5-inch AIO PCs by end of 2013

Oct 23, 15:08

Acer is planning to release new 19.5-inch AIO PCs by the end of 2013, which is expected to bring in a surge of orders for related supply chains.

Acer to donate PCs to Myanmar

Oct 23, 13:41

In order to strengthen its presence in the Myanmar market, Acer will have the Acer Foundation donate PCs to the country through an APEC Digital Opportunity Center (ADOC) Project led...

O-Film tech aims to land 60% of touch panel orders from Acer and Asustek

Oct 21, 21:35

China-based touch panel maker O-Film Tech hopes to land over 60% of the orders for touch panels used in AIO, notebook, tablet and smartphone products from Taiwan-based Acer and Asustek...

Acer, MSI see sequential growth in September revenues

Oct 14, 11:22

Acer has reported September 2013 consolidated revenues of NT$32.966 billion (US$1.10 billion), up 7.52% on month but 19.26% on year, while fellow vendor Micro-Star International (MSI)...

China-based O-film Tech among touch panel candidate suppliers for Acer

Oct 9, 11:32

Acer has selected China-based maker Shenzhen O-film Tech as a candidate supplier of touch panels for use in notebooks, AIO (all-in-one) PCs, tablets and smartphones, with volume production...

Commentary: The possibility and feasibility of an Acer-Asustek merger

Oct 7, 15:57

Rumors about the possibility of a merger between Asustek Computer and Acer have been circulating in Taiwan's IT indsutry for a while. However, a merger of the two vendors may provide...

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