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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...

Chassis makers Ju Teng and Catchers expected to benefit from 7-inch tablet PCs

Jul 17, 01:25

Ju Teng and Catcher Technology are expected to see strong performances in the second half of the year since Ju Teng is reportedly the chassis supplier of Google's Nexus 7 and strong...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments to enjoy 5% growth in 2Q12

Jul 16, 16:34

Global notebook shipments, facing overstocked inventory in March and a weakening worldwide economy starting in May, only achieved sequential growth of 5% in the second quarter, while...

Acer growth in 2012 shipments expected to drop from forecast 10% to 0-5%, say Taiwan makers

Jul 13, 01:05

Acer will see its total PC shipments in 2012 increase 0-5% from 2011, lower than the target of 10% set by the company in early 2012, according to market experts in Taiwan.

Notebook industry to push standardized prismatic lithium-ion batteries as a new specification

Jul 12, 01:50

Prismatic lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) that Intel has been aggressively promoting in the notebook industry, have already received full support from Japan-based Panasonic and Korea-based...

Notebook battery

Acer sees increased June revenues

Jul 11, 12:08

Acer saw its non-consolidated revenues of NT$39.751 billion (US$1.33 billion) for June grow by 23.81% on month and by 24.46% on year, while its second-quarter revenues of NT$97.124...

Pegatron turns conservative about 3Q12

Jun 28, 01:40

Pegatron Technology, seeing the weak global economy, while consumers have halted their purchase plans to wait for Windows 8, has turned conservative about the PC market in the third...

SSD developers gearing up for ultrabook demand

Jun 28, 01:05

Developers of solid-state drives (SSD) and related components including Lite-On IT, LSI (formerly SandForce), Marvell, Phison Electronics and SanDisk are all gearing up to fulfill...

SSD

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...

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