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  • Last update: Tuesday 10 December 2013 [56 news items]

Smart device component industry is key to Taiwan economic development, says JT Wang

Dec 10, 16:03

As Taiwan has been faced with smoldering economic development, the breakthrough rests on developing industries of smart hand-held device components, according JT Wang, Acer's ex-chairman...

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...

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...

Microsoft turns focus back to downstream partners, says Acer chairman

Feb 18, 23:06

Commenting on Microsoft's loan to Dell for the company's privatization, Acer chairman JT Wang pointed out that the action showed the software giant has already turned its focus back...

Acer starts AcerCloud service worldwide

Feb 18, 23:04

Acer has announced the activation of its cloud computing service platform AcerCloud worldwide. The platform crosses three major operating systems and the company expects to attract...

Acer pushing tablet shipments

Dec 12, 22:07

Acer originally believed that tablets would soon lose their attractiveness to consumers helping notebooks to regain their influence; however as market watchers and IT players mostly...

Acer announces over 30% on-month drop in October revenues

Nov 12, 22:43

Acer has announced revenues of NT$25.53 billion (US$880.8 million) for October, down 32.13% on month, with combined revenues for the first ten months of 2012 reaching NT$306.1 billion,...

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...

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...

HP to establish printer production line with Foxconn in Chongqing, China

Apr 19, 01:20

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has announced it will cooperate with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to establish production lines in Chongqing, China for printer manufacturing...

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...

Acer chairman reportedly to visit Chongqing for a cloud computing event

Mar 20, 01:20

Acer chairman JT Wang reportedly will visit Chongqing, China for a cloud computing-related event to promote its AcerCloud, which is set to launch in April and since Chongqing's Committee...

JT Wang

Acer expects double ultrabook shipments in 2Q12, improving gross margin each quarter

Feb 16, 01:25

Acer has announced results for 2011 with operating profit turning from losses to gains in the fourth quarter of 2011, while company chairman JT Wang pointed out that gross margin...

JT Wang, Acer chairman

Acer to go into attack mode in 2012

Jan 31, 01:05

Acer has already adjusted its strategy from purely defending its position in the market in 2011 to attacking the market in 2012 and the company will push four major product segments...

Acer chairman believes high chance of earning profit in 1Q12

Jan 30, 17:03

Acer chairman JT Wang, at the company's Lunar New Year ceremony, pointed out that the company has a very high chance to earn profits in the first quarter of 2012 after a series of...

Acer chairman optimistic about Wintel

Dec 15, 01:15

As the PC market will enter the generation of multiple platforms in 2012, Acer chairman JT Wang pointed out that Apple, Google and Wintel will be the three major platforms to drive...

Acer to downsize product lines by two-thirds in 2012, says chairman

Dec 15, 01:00

Acer chairman JT Wang, commenting on the company's operations in 2012, pointed out that Acer will conduct a full-scale evaluation of its product lines and will simplify them based...

Acer to simplify product lines

Dec 8, 01:30

Acer, on December 7, hosted its global internal meeting and has decided to start simplifying its product lines in 2012 to help integrate its resources and will put its focus on niche...

Google's Eric Schmidt to visit Taiwan to promote Android

Nov 8, 01:30

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt is set to visit Taiwan on November 9 to have a conference with Taiwan-based PC vendors and promote its Android operating system, according to...

Tablet PC fever is already cooling down, says Acer chairman

Aug 25, 01:20

Acer chairman JT Wang, commenting on tablet PC's impact on the notebook industry, pointed out that tablet PC fever is already starting to cool down and consumers are also being attracted...

Acer reports losses for 2Q11

Aug 25, 01:00

Acer has announced preliminary financial results for the second quarter of 2011 with consolidated revenues of NT$102.1 billion (US$3.5 billion), down 32% on year, while operating...

Acer chairman JT Wang

Acer reducing 2011 tablet PC shipment target by 50%

Jun 16, 01:10

Acer, on June 15, announced that the company has reduced its annual tablet PC shipment forecast from originally 5-7 million units to only 2.5-3 million units, a drop close to 50%...

Microsoft should set rules from viewpoint of ecosystem, says Acer chairman

Jun 1, 01:25

Microsoft has not invited Taiwan-based IT vendors to participate in its Integrated Development Program specifically for developing Windows 8 for use in tablet PCs. In response, Acer...

Acer chairman JT Wang at the Computex

Acer rumored to acquire Insyde, but the firm says no plans to sell currently

May 12, 01:00

In response to former CEO Gianfranco Lanci's comment that Acer lacks talent that can help to integrate software and hardware platforms for its smartphone and tablet PC products, Acer...

Acer changes business strategy from pushing volume to value, says chairman

Apr 8, 12:25

Acer chairman and CEO JT Wang, at the company's investors conference in Switzerland on April 7, made clarifications about market watchers' concerns over issues such as the company's...

Entrance of Android tablet PCs will weaken dominance of iPad, says Acer chairman

Feb 17, 01:20

As Android 3.0-based tablet PCs will start appearing in March and April, Acer chairman JT Wang pointed out that the entrance of the tablet PCs will inhibit Apple's dominance in the...

Acer signs contract with China-based Sunning to further cut into China market

Feb 17, 01:05

Acer announced on February 16, that the company has signed contracts with China-based IT channel vendor Sunning Appliance for a two year, US$500 million worth sales agreement. Acer...

Acer denies plans to quit netbook market

Jan 20, 01:10

Acer has refuted market rumors it will quit the netbook market saying netbooks will continue to play an important role in its product lineup.

Notebook order volumes will pick up by the end of 4Q10, says Acer chairman

Dec 2, 01:30

Acer chairman JT Wang, in response to upstream supply chain players' concerns that downstream vendors' order volumes in the fourth quarter of 2010 are lower than expected, said that...

Acer chairman expects Chongqing investment to help resolve labor shortages

Dec 2, 01:25

Labor shortages occur almost once every year in China. Acer chairman JT Wang pointed out that the company's investment in Chongqing will help resolve issue, claiming that all Acer's...

iPad impact not serious, says Acer chairman

Oct 20, 16:23

Acer chairman JT Wang, at a recent summit in Taiwan, commented that the competitive impact of iPad upon notebooks is not as serious as many people have imagined and demand for netbooks...

Motherboard makers conservative about 4Q10 despite good Intel performance

Oct 14, 01:50

Despite that Intel expects its revenues to grow 4% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2010, sources from motherboard makers remain conservative about demand in the fourth quarter...

Acer chairman expects over 50 million tablet PC shipments every year, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 15, 16:11

Acer chairman JT Wang has said that he expects annual tablet PC shipments to surpass 50 million units in the next three years, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times...

Acer chairman give his encouragement to AUO

Aug 24, 15:13

Commenting on Taiwan panel maker AU Optronics' (AUO's) recent lawsuits with the US DOJ, Acer chairman JT Wang, at a government-held conference, encouraged the company and said he...

Annual global demand for tablet PCs to rise to 50 million units in 2-3 years, says Acer chairman

Aug 24, 14:25

As demand for smart handheld devices continues to grow, global sales of tablet PCs are expected to quickly increase to 50 million units per year in 2-3 years, with open-platform vendors...

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