Acer, Asustek and Samsung to talk wearables soon
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In the week leading up to the IFA 2016 tradeshow in Berlin several brand vendors are preparing to launch what they think are next-generation wearable devices including offerings from Acer, Asustek and Samsung.

PC shipments slightly up in Western Europe
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 Doldrums time

A research note from IDC said that PC shipments in the EMEA region accounted for 16.1 million units in the second quarter of this year.

Acer fears Brexit
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Monday, 27 June 2016 11:03

Acer fears Brexit


Weakening European demand

Hardware maker Acer is worried that Britain's move to leave the EU will mean that demand for the entire region will slump.

Mass-produced robot in shops in October
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A bit more expensive than predicted


The Jibo robot will be in the shops in October which is later and about $200 more than expected.

Acer to release two more ultra-thins in September
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Undercutting the market

Acer's new ultra-thin Aspire S 13 raised a few eyebrows by charging $699 for what many other manufacturers would charge more than $1000. Now it is planning two more which will appear in September.

Acer says no to VR
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Tuesday, 26 April 2016 10:50

Acer says no to VR


Will work with others

Acer's boss Jason Chen says his company will not make its own VR devices and will focus on getting its gaming products to work with the existing VR platforms.

Asustek and Acer see LCD monitor sales growing
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Asustek has 30 percent growth in EU

Asustek Computer and Acer are doing rather well flogging their LCD monitors.

Acer shows US $5000 priced Predator Z850 gaming projector
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High-end gaming projector with 1920x720 resolution

Acer has unveiled a new and rather expensive member of its Predator gaming lineup, the Predator Z850 gaming projector with a US $5000 price tag.

Acer splits into two
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Monday, 28 March 2016 11:00

Acer splits into two


Hardware and Cloud

Acer has divided its businesses into two group – one for IT hardware products and the other for cloud services, smart devices and e-businesses.

Acer starts huge restructuring
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Wednesday, 23 March 2016 12:07

Acer starts huge restructuring


Spliting into three major segments

Acer plans to implement a corporate restructuring project and divide its business into three major segments – PC, cloud and data center management, and re-investment businesses.