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  • Last update: Tuesday 15 April 2014 [1078 news items]

PC market struggles ahead of Windows 8 launch, says IDC

Oct 11, 14:00

The worldwide PC market contracted sharply in the third quarter of 2012, with shipments declining 8.6% from the third quarter of 2011, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC...

Prices of Windows 7 notebooks declining; more Windows 8 tablets unveiled

Oct 9, 15:27

Some branded notebook vendors have lowered the prices of their Windows 7-based notebooks sold through channel operators in the US recently in order to pave the way for the launch...

PC vendors recommended to target niche smartphone market to avoid direct competition

Oct 3, 14:56

Branded PC vendors including Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Asustek Computer, which plan to reignite their smartphone businesses, are recommended to offer models with strong application...

Digitimes Research: Branded notebook vendors, ODMs post strong shipment growth in September

Oct 3, 01:10

Notebook shipments from both branded vendors and ODMs staged a rebound in September 2012 after a month of depressed sales in August when the notebook industry was busy clearing out...

Getting consumers onto Windows 8 should be the priority for Acer, says company founder

Sep 28, 14:46

Acer founder Stan Shih, commenting on whether Acer should re-enter businesses such as smartphones to counter weakening PC demand, pointed out that Acer has a low market share in the...

Stan Shih, Acer founder

Intel CEO meets Acer executives to discuss smartphone business

Sep 27, 01:45

Intel CEO Paul Otellini recently had a meeting with Acer's executives in Taiwan, discussing the smartphone business and has also introduced some telecom carriers to Acer as a foundation...

Insyde conservative about revenue performance in 2H12

Sep 20, 01:30

PC BIOS designer Insyde Software chairman Jeremy Wang expects the company's third-quarter revenues to only see a sequential growth of less than 5% due to weaker-than-expected notebook...

Acer, Asustek Windows 8 tablet prices may be to high to attract consumers

Sep 20, 01:10

Acer and Asustek Computer's Windows 8 tablets are reportedly to be priced at above US$800, about the same price as the New iPad with the highest specifications, and market watchers...

Acer to release second-generation Chromebook in October

Sep 17, 15:07

Acer is reportedly set to launch a second-generation Chromebook in mid-October and hopes the device will be able to replace its netbook product line which is expected to be phased...

Acer cancels joint press conference with Alibaba to unveil smartphone in Shanghai

Sep 14, 10:31

Acer originally planned to hold a joint press conference with China-based Alibaba Group in Shanghai on September 13 to debut CloudMobile A800, a smartphone based on the Alibaba-developed...

Acer strengthening ties with Elan to ensure touch controller IC supply, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 13, 15:51

Acer will strengthen its ties with Elan Microelectronics in order to ensure steady supply of touchscreen controller ICs at a consistent quality for the production of its Windows 8-based...

China market: Acer to launch Aliyun-based smartphone, says report

Sep 12, 15:02

Acer will launch CloudMobile A800, a high-end smartphone based on Aliyun OS, in the China market on September 14 at a recommended retail price of CNY2,999 (US$472), according to China-based...

Acer, Asustek up and Wistron down in August revenue performance

Sep 11, 02:00

Notebook brand vendors Acer and Asustek Computer, and notebook maker Wistron have announced their August revenue performances with both vendors seeing on-month growth, while Wistron...

HP, Acer raise notebook shipment proportion from Chongqing to 60% in 2013

Sep 11, 01:20

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer have reportedly notified their upstream supply chain partners that they will raise their Chongqing, China, plants' shipment proportions to 60% in 2013...

Foxconn president needs to negotiate cooperation deal with Sharp, says Acer founder

Sep 7, 14:21

Terry Guo, president of the Foxconn Group, is under pressure to negotiate an investment and business cooperation agreement with Japan-based Sharp. Guo must succeed as the result of...

Lenovo acquires CCE in Brazil

Sep 6, 01:40

Lenovo Group has announced the acquisition of CCE, which is a leader in PCs and consumer electronics in Brazil. The acquisition is expected to expand Lenovo's presence in the world's...

Digitimes Research: HP and Acer to enjoy on-month shipment growth in August

Sep 4, 14:57

The global top-five notebook brand vendors are expected to have achieved shipment increases on month in August, especially Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer, which should enjoy more than...

Intel may need to adjust roadmap for PC-use Atom processors

Sep 3, 12:37

Intel may be forced to adjust its roadmap for PC-use Atom processors as the top-2 netbook vendors – Asustek Computer and Acer – both plan to stop manufacturing related...

Acer to launch six new smartphones in 2013

Sep 3, 11:56

Acer plans to strengthen its smartphone business by releasing six new models in 2013 targeting all market segments in Europe, China and Southeast Asia, according to company president...

Taiwan players still have a chance, says Acer founder

Aug 28, 14:00

Commenting on the results of Apple and Samsung's patent lawsuit, Acer founder Stan Shih pointed out that an IT player using its advantages and patents to defend its market position...

Acer responds to US ITC investigation on patents

Aug 24, 15:28

Acer has said it does not expect significant impact on business and operations as the result of the US International Trade Commission's (ITC) investigation on alleged infringement...

Acer, HP consider to take back chassis purchase authority

Aug 21, 01:35

Acer and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are considering to retrieve their chassis purchase authority from notebook ODMs in hoping to effectively control their production capacity and quality,...

Acer announces 2Q12 preliminary financial results

Aug 20, 10:20

Acer has announced the preliminary financial results for the second quarter of 2012. Consolidated revenues were NT$110.6 billion (US$3.7 billion), down 2.2% on quarter, but up 8.3%...

Acer ranks first in 2Q12 notebook shipments, says Gartner

Aug 15, 01:25

Acer topped the notebook market shipping 7.567 million units in the global market during the second quarter of 2012, according to Gartner.

HP to outsource more than 50% of 2013 orders to Quanta

Aug 14, 01:25

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has just recently finished its request for quotation (RFQ) for 2013 notebook orders with Quanta Computer landing more than 50% of the orders, up from only 40%...

Acer sees drop in July revenues

Aug 13, 10:04

Acer had non-consolidated revenues of NT$22.657 billion (US$756 million) for July decreasing by 43.00% on month and by 26.15% on year and those for January-July slipped by 5.52% on...

Microsoft working to minimize Surface impact, says Acer chairman

Aug 10, 11:06

After publicly urging Microsoft to reconsider its move to launch own-brand tablet PCs recently, Acer chairman JT Wang on August 9, commented that Microsoft is pushing Surface to help...

Notebook ODMs shipments may stay weak in August

Aug 9, 01:05

Taiwan notebook ODMs may see their shipments in August stay flat on month and will not have a chance to recover until September, according to sources from notebook makers.

People should focus on the new business mode created by Foxconn/Sharp cooperation, says Acer founder

Aug 7, 14:49

Acer founder Stan Shih, commenting on Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) investment in Japan-based Sharp, pointed out that people should turn their focus from Sharp's...

Acer sponsorship of 2012 Olympic Games helps enhance brand image in EMEA

Aug 3, 16:08

Acer's sponsorship of the 2012 London Olympic Games by providing IT equipment is expected to help Acer strengthen its brand and product image in the Europe, Middle East and Africa...

HP and Dell to launch Windows RT tablet PCs at the end of October

Aug 2, 01:00

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell are both set to launch Windows RT-based tablet PCs after the release of the new operating system. HP will adopt chip solutions from Texas Instruments...

China market: Lenovo takes up No. 2 in smartphone ranking, says Sino

Jul 26, 01:20

Lenovo outperformed Huawei, ZTE, and Coolpad to capture the second-rank title in China's smartphone phone market in June with a 13% share, trailing after only Samsung Electronics...

Compal lands over 30% of Acer notebook orders for 2013

Jul 26, 01:00

Compal Electronics, after acquiring 70% of Dell's 2013 notebook orders, has also recently received 36% of Acer's total notebook orders for 2013 with an estimated volume of about 10.8...

China market: Acer soliciting telecom carriers to promote smartphones

Jul 20, 01:20

Acer is currently soliciting China's major telecom carriers to jointly promote the sale of its smartphones in China targeting the medium- to high-end segment with prices ranging between...

Commentary: Is Nexus 7 launch a blessing or a curse for other Android tablet vendors?

Jul 18, 15:38

Google has begun shipping its Nexus 7 and the initial response to the tablet seems to be positive, with industry sources indicating that the platform vendor will be able to ship 2.5-3...

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