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Microsoft own-brand tablet PCs a ploy to drive Windows 8 adoption, says Acer founder

Jun 20, 01:35

While Microsoft's unveiling of two own-brand tablet PCs has surprised the supply chain in Taiwan and brought worries on PC vendors, Acer founder Stan Shih has commented that Microsoft...

Stan Shih

Acer to consider shareholder interests in executive pay

Jun 15, 15:53

Acer on June 15, hosted a shareholders meeting and passed its financial report for 2011 with severance pay to former CEO Gianfranco Lanci reaching NT$1.28 billion (US$42.8 million)...

JT Wang, Acer chairman (right)

Acer enters tier-3 to -5 cities in China

Jun 14, 01:30

Acer, starting 2012, is executing a three-year plan in China to expand its channel bases from tier-1 and -2 cities to tier-3 to -5 cities and is set to open new stores at a rate of...

Scott Lin, Acer vice president and president of Acer Greater China

Windows 8 success will initially depend on demand from North America, says JT Wang

Jun 6, 01:40

The initial success of Windows 8 will depend on the North America market, according to Acer chairman JT Wang. Wang stated that although PC demand is currently being affect by a sovereign...

Acer chairman JT Wang

Price to become major obstacle for the standardization of Thunderbolt

Jun 5, 01:30

Although Intel has been aggressively promoting its Thunderbolt transmission technology in the PC industry, some PC players pointed out that the cost of Thunderbolt's controller chip...

Asustek, HTC back off from new Chromebook

May 31, 01:00

Although Google recently unveiled its second-generation Chromebook device, jointly developed with Samsung Electronics, Asustek Computer and High Tech Computer (HTC), seeing Acer and...

Google is aggressively pushing second-generation Chromebook

Notebook shipments in Brazil to grow over 50% in 2H12

May 30, 01:00

Shipments of notebooks in the Brazil market in the second half of 2012 are expected to increase more than 50% on year, according to Taiwan-based PC vendors.

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Computex 2012: Acer to showcase Windows 8 tablet PCs

May 25, 01:05

Acer will exhibit Windows 8-based tablet PCs at Computex Taipei 2012 to take place during June 5-9, according to industry sources.

Google 7-inch tablet PC to ship in June with initial volume of 600,000 units

May 24, 01:00

Google's 7-inch tablet PC, which the company co-developed with Asustek computer, is set to start shipping in June with initial shipments to reach about 600,000 units. The machine...

Asustek, Acer to see 10% of notebook shipments in 2012 feature touchscreen panels

May 22, 14:17

As Microsoft will launch Windows 8 in the third quarter, mainly promoting its touchscreen functions, Asustek Computer and Acer are expected to have 10% of their notebook shipments...

Acer, Asustek to launch netbooks with upgraded Atom processor in 3Q12

May 22, 01:40

Acer and Asustek Computer, seeing as most other vendors have quit the netbook market and netbook shipments are becoming more stable, plans to launch new netbook models with Intel's...

Asustek, Acer to participate at CCISF in China

May 17, 01:10

The fifteenth China Chongqing International Investments and Global Sourcing Fair will start on May 17 in Chongqing, China with several international as well as local IT and automobile...

New Acer F2 servers support Intel Xeon E3-1200 v2 series processors

May 15, 15:58

In keeping with its aggressive strategy for commercial products, Acer has advanced its server line with a new generation of server products featuring Intel's Xeon processor E3-1200...

HP unveils ultra-like models in Shanghai

May 14, 12:28

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has unveiled a series of ultrabooks priced at US$999.99 onwards as well as a number of ultra-like models priced from US$600-700 in Shanghai.

Acer sees 20% drop in April revenues

May 11, 14:59

Acer has announced revenues of NT$25.27 billion (US$860.25 million) for April, down 20.42% on month and 11% on year. Combined revenues from January to April reached NT$121.76 billion,...

AUO lands notebook touch panel orders from Acer, Lenovo and Asustek

May 11, 01:10

AU Optronics (AUO) has recently landed OGS (one glass solution) touch panel orders for notebooks from Acer and Lenovo, in addition to Asustek Computer, which will purchase over 50%...

Acer regains second-rank for 1Q12 notebook shipments, says IDC

May 9, 15:12

Acer regained the status of the second-largest notebook vendor in terms of shipments in the first quarter of 2012, according to IDC.

Apple reportedly to release US$799 MacBook Air in 3Q12

May 7, 15:53

Apple is reportedly considering responding to the upcoming second-generation ultrabooks by launching a US$799 MacBook Air in the third quarter of 2012, according to sources from the...

Toshiba and Panasonic reportedly may phase out from notebook fan market

May 3, 01:30

Japan-based Toshiba and Panasonic are reportedly starting to lose their interest in notebook fan production and may gradually phase out from the industry, while Japan-based Nidec...

HP regains top spot in client PC market, says Canalys

May 2, 16:33

Hewlett-Packard (HP) retook the lead in the worldwide client PC market in the first quarter of 2012, according to the latest figures published by analyst firm Canalys. Apple had ousted...

Intel seeks help from supply chain in response to changes in Acer ultrabook plans

Apr 27, 14:00

As Acer has announced plans to reduce the proportion of ultrabooks in its total notebook shipments from 25-30% to 12-20% for 2012, Intel has already begun to seek help from the upstream...

Acer to reenter world top-3 PC vendor rankings, says chairman

Apr 27, 01:10

Acer saw its business operations significantly improve in the first quarter of 2012 and expects continued improvement quarter by quarter through the year. As a result the company...

Acer, Inventec announce results for 1Q12

Apr 26, 01:35

Acer and Inventec have hosted investor meeting and announced their latest performance in the first quarter.

Notebook players ready to host investor meetings

Apr 24, 00:59

Notebook players including Inventec, Acer, Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Asustek Computer are all set to host their investor meeting before the end of April.

Compal expected to see 2H12 shipments rise 50-60% from 1H12

Apr 18, 16:41

Compal Electronics is expected to see notebook shipments in the second half of 2012 increase 50-60% from those in the first half, according to component makers.

Compal and Wistron in competition for the second largest notebook maker worldwide

HP to launch 5-7 ultrabooks in 2H12

Apr 18, 16:00

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has turned more positive about ultrabooks and will launch 5-7 models in the second half of 2012, with shipments expected to reach 3.7-5.5 million units for the...

Notebook vendors are turning aggressive about ultrabook

Acer completes EMEA operational headquarters in Switzerland

Apr 17, 16:24

Acer on April 16 announced the completion of a new building to house its EMEA operational headquarters located in the Canton of Ticino, Switzerland, with the building near Lugano...

PC Market returns to positive growth, though gains remain small, says IDC

Apr 12, 15:35

The worldwide PC market saw a slight increase in volume during the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same quarter in 2011, with shipments rising 2.3%, according to the IDC Worldwide...

Intel expected to bring forward the launch of Ivy Bridge

Apr 12, 01:00

Intel, which originally planned to announce its new Ivy Bridge processors on April 29, is expected to bring forward the announcement to April 23 with Asustek computer, Acer, Lenovo...

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Acer sees decreased March revenues

Apr 11, 15:34

Acer on April 10 reported non-consolidated revenues of NT$31.75 billion (US$1.07 billion) for March, dropping 15.4% on month and 22.08% on year. January-March non-consolidated revenues...

The notebook industry is expected to grow strong  starting the second quarter

New ultrabooks and MacBook Pro expected to help slim 15-inch notebooks

Apr 9, 16:37

As Apple will launch its updated MacBook Pro, while notebook brand vendors are aggressively pushing 15-inch ultrabooks, market watchers believe the competition will help reduce the...

Acer pushes different datacenter solutions for consumer and enterprise markets

Apr 5, 13:44

Acer is set to push different datacenter solutions for the consumer and enterprise markets. Acer Cloud, targeting the consumer market, will be launched in the second quarter, while...

Government of Chongqing, China reportedly to accelerate subsidy to notebook players

Apr 3, 01:10

After the sudden replacement of Chongqing's committee secretary in China, the government of Chongqing reportedly will accelerate the subsidy it promised to notebook players as a pacification...

Acer suffers net loss per share of NT$2.52 in 2011

Mar 30, 15:41

Acer on March 29 released its 2011 financial results, recording a net loss per share of NT$2.52 (US$0.085).

Pegatron undertaking exclusive ODM production of 15-inch Acer ultrabook, say Taiwan makers

Mar 28, 01:30

Pegatron has undertaken exclusive ODM production of a 15-inch ultrabook for Acer since mid-March, with monthly shipments of 100,000 units, according to Taiwan-based supply chain ma...

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    Acer Liquid Z5 smartphone

    Acer has unveiled the Liquid Z5, a 5-inch entry-level smartphone. The Acer Liquid Z5 features a 16:9 display to enhance movie and video playback and has a thickness of 8.8mm. The...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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    Acer DA223 HQL all-in-one PC

    Acer has announced the DA223 HQL, a portable 21.5-inch all-in-one PC with Android OS, featuring touchscreen function, a built-in battery and seamless edge-to-edge glass design. ...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

  • Acer+Aspire+R7%2D572+notebook

    Acer Aspire R7-572 notebook

    With the Ezel hinge, Acer's Aspire R7-572 notebook has four modes of operation: a traditional notebook; a table top pad; a touch display; and the unique Ezel mode, which allows the...

    Photo: Company, Sep 5.

  • Acer+Liquid+S2+smartphone

    Acer Liquid S2 smartphone

    The Liquid S2 is Acer's first smartphone with Ultra HD recording capability. It features a 6-inch Full HD screen with IPS technology and supports 4G LTE and the Wi-Fi 802.11 ac standard...

    Photo: Company, Sep 4.

  • Acer+Iconia+A3+tablet

    Acer Iconia A3 tablet

    The Iconia A3 tablet comes with Dolby Digital Plus, creating a virtualized 5.1 channel surround experience over headphones, reduced background noise and volume boost for clear dialogues...

    Photo: Company, Sep 4.

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Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015
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