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2014-04-24

Acer Australia Wins One of the Largest Government IT Deployments in Victoria

Acer to supply 11,500 units of the Veriton X4630 desktop PCs bundled with 24” BL246HL monitors, together with 1,000 units of a blend of TravelMate P653 and P645 notebooks across Victorian Police stations throughout the state.

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2014-04-17

The New Acer BH326HUL Monitor with Outstanding Color Quality

Acer today has unveiled the new B326HUL monitor, which combines a solid ergonomic design with outstanding color capability to suit the most intense work environments and to meet the needs of industrial specialists like photographers, video creators and designers. The intelligent, eco-friendly design has also earned the EPEAT® Gold ranking, Energy STAR 6.0 and TCO 6.0 product certification.

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2014-04-17

The new Predator Gaming Monitor Acer GN246H, Thrilling 3D and Sharp Motion Video

Acer today has unveiled its new 3D monitor, the Acer Predator GN246HL brings spectacular 3D action to your digital content, dramatically enhancing the experience of everything from Full HD Blu-ray™ movies, immersive games, family photos, 3D CAD applications and even 3D medical analysis.

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2014-04-03

Acer Wins Cloud Open Platform Business with International Customer

Acer announces the signing of a cloud technology license agreement with an international customer for its Cloud Open Platform business. Both parties will be working closely in the coming year, and the business win is expected to benefit Acer’s overall revenue and profit.

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2014-04-02

Acer Appoints Nancy Hu as Chief Financial Officer; Approves Eva Ho’s Resignation

Acer’s Board of Directors has approved the resignation of Eva Ho, CFO, who has tendered her resignation due to personal reasons. She will be succeeded by Nancy Hu, formerly the vice chairperson and president of Videoland Inc., Taiwan. This management change is part of a well-planned transition that will take effect on May 1, 2014.

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2014-03-27

Acer Nominates Independent Directors

Acer’s Board of Directors today approved the nominations of independent directors for election at the next shareholders’ meeting in June. The nominees are: Dr. Ji-Ren Lee, Professor of International Business at National Taiwan University, Cheng Wu, CEO and co-founder of Azuki Systems, and Dr. F.C. Tseng, vice chairman of TSMC, for an extended term.

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2014-03-27

Acer 2013 Financial Results: Consolidated Revenues NT$360.13B (US$12.02B), Operating Loss NT$11.41B (US$380.97M), PAT -NT$20.52B (-US$685.11M), EPS -NT$7.54, Book Value per Share NT$20.7

Acer Inc. announces the 2013 financial results, with consolidated revenues of NT$360.13B (US$12.02B), down 16.2% YOY; operating loss of NT$11.41B (US$380.97M), profits after tax (PAT) of -NT$20.52B (-US$685.11M), earnings per share (EPS) of -NT$7.54, and book value per share of NT$20.7. The results deviate only marginally from preliminary figures announced on January 17.

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2014-03-27

Acer Announces Regional Management Change - Scott Lin, Senior Corporate VP and President of Greater China will retire

Acer’s Board of Directors today approved the retirement plan of Scott Lin, Senior Corporate VP and President of Greater China regional operation on April 30, 2014.

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2014-03-25

Acer TravelMate P645 Notebook Awarded Again for Design Excellence - Earns Red Dot Award

Acer today announces that the Acer TravelMate P645 commercial notebook has once again been honored for its product design, this time capturing the prestigious 2014 Red Dot Award. This honor closely follows Acer’s four big wins at the 2014 iF Product Design Awards last month, which also included the Acer TravelMate P645 among its winners.

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2014-03-18

The New Acer B276HUL and B296HCL Deliver an Outstanding True Color Experience and Robust Ergonomics for Multifunctional Usage.

Acer today unveiled its new range of high resolution displays, the Acer B6 Series which combines impressive high resolution technology with a ErgoStand for a flawless and comfortable viewing experience.

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2014-03-18

Introducing the Powerful New 27-inch Slim Display with High Definition Color, Acer K272HU Series

Acer today unveiled the eco-friendly K272HU Series monitor which offers ultra-high resolution, stunning colours and performance for everyday PC users whilst being cost effective.

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2014-03-18

Acer to Clarify As Soon As Possible on Alleged Insider Trading by Two Employees

Acer has today provided related information to authorities in cooperation with the investigation process on alleged insider stock trading by two employees’ individual actions.

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2014-03-10

New Acer C205, the exceptionally light and versatile projector

Acer today announced the availability of brand new Acer C205 LED Pocked projector with outstanding a high brightness of 150lm for customers in Europe. With two powerful 2W speakers the new projector delivers an impressive sound to match its clear, crisp visuals offering users a professional movie theatre in the palm of their hands. Whether it’s for business or personal use the C205 is small enough for users to take with them wherever they go.

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2014-03-10

New Acer H5380BD, high brightness Livingroom Projector brings the Cinema in Your Home

Acer today announced the availability of the Acer H5380BD, living room projector for customers in Europe. High Brightness of 3.000 ANSI Lumens, displays native 720p HD images in widescreen format (16:9), making it ideal for home entertainment. With 144Hz 3D support, the Acer H5380BD is optimized for your living room to experience high-quality movie and 3D gaming entertainment. True Cinema experience at 24 frames per second is the Acer Projector Blu-Ray movies in their original cinematic format smoothly again as it was shot on a movie set. Watch movies with 24p from the eyes of the director. Movie Quality Projection

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2014-03-10

New Acer K137, Palm-Sized, High Brighness HD LED Projector. Now Available In Europe

Acer today announced the availability of the award-winning Acer® K137 LED projector for customers in Europe. Lightweight and portable, these LED projectors are smaller than an A4-size magazine and can fit a business person’s travelling needs as well as used by families as a portable home theater.

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2014-03-04

New Acer G7 Zero Frame Series Delivers Sharp Details From All Angles

Acer today announced the availability of the Acer G7 Everyday Series, slim monitors for the European customers. The Acer G7 series ZeroFrame (2.2mm) slim design makes the visual experience boundless with a 178° viewing angle and Acer eColor management, allowing for a razor sharp viewing xperience.

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2014-02-20

Make Life A Touch Brighter with the Sleek and Powerful Liquid E3 Smartphone

Following the success of its smartphone range, Acer today unveiled the Liquid E3, a compact 4.7-inch smartphone designed for photo enthusiasts looking to take great quality images to share with friends and family through social media.

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2014-02-20

Make Life A Touch Smaller with the Elegant Liquid Z4 Smartphone

Following the success of the Liquid Z series, Acer today unveiled the Liquid Z4, a compact 4-inch smartphone designed for those who enjoy taking photos, browsing the internet and using social media.

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2014-02-18

Acer Projector Market Share Ranks No. 3 Worldwide and No. 2 in EMEA in 2013 - Achieving annual worldwide growth rates above market average since 2007

Acer announces that its projector business has achieved its best personal ranking of No. 3 and market share of 7.1% worldwide in 2013, according to unit shipment data from PMA Research . Since 2007 Acer projectors’ global ranking has also climbed steadily and exceeded the market average in growth rate each year.

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2014-02-11

Acer Scores Four Big Wins at the 2014 iF Product Design Awards - Winning products: Acer Aspire R7 notebook, Acer Liquid Z5 smartphone, Acer TravelMate P645 notebook, and Acer K137 projector

Acer has scored four winning entries at the 2014 iF Product Design Awards. Organized by the International Forum Design of Germany and in its 61st year, the iF award logo has become synonymous for outstanding design around the world.

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2014-01-23

Acer Announces First Tier Organization and Personnel Adjustments for End-to-end Management and Precise Operating Mechanism

Jackson Lin to head Notebook Business Group; Simon Huang to lead Stationary Computing and Display Business Group; Maverick Shih to oversee BYOC and Tablet Business Group

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2014-01-17

Acer Speeds Up Corporate Transformation by Writing Off Additional NT$1.3B (US$44M) Loss in Raw Materials Inventory and Other Costs in Q4’13

To speed up Acer’s corporate transformation, the company’s Board of Directors approved to write-off losses of NT$1.3B (US$44M) in raw materials inventory and other costs which will be reported in the Q4’13 financial results. This latest write-off will help optimize the company’s operational management. Taking immediate action, Acer will formulate its product strategy with more caution and implement precise production planning and inventory control. Senior executives have also taken voluntary salary cuts of 30% from January to share responsibility.

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2014-01-15

Acer V6 Series Monitors Honored with Global Efficiency Medal for Energy Saving Designs - Recognized by the Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial

Acer is proud to announce that three Acer V6 series computer monitors have each been awarded with the 2014 Global Efficiency Medal by the Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative. The Global Efficiency Medal recognizes the world’s most energy-efficient computer monitors.

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2014-01-07

Acer Invests 7 Million Shares in PChome Group’s Third-Party Payment Business - As part of the corporate transformation Acer invests in PChomePay for opportunities in ecommerce

Acer announces the strategic partnership with PChome Group by purchasing 7 million shares in PChomePay, the group’s third party payment business in Taiwan. The purchase represents 15.6% of shares, and marks Acer’s positive stance on the future opportunities in Internet trading and transaction.

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2014-01-03

A Touch Cooler With the Iconia A1-830 Durable, Stylish 7.9-Inch Android Tablet

Acer today unveiled the new Acer IconiaA1-830, a 7.9-inch Android tablet with a stylish and stunning design, fast performance and vibrant IPS display.

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2014-01-03

A Touch Cooler For Everyone With the New Iconia B1

Acer today unveiled the third generation of the Acer Iconia B1 with a slim design, 10-point touch display and increased performance, setting a new standard for a tablet targeted at young or new users or families looking for an additional tablet for their children. The Iconia B1 is also ideal for busy individuals seeking a convenient mobile companion.

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2014-01-03

A Touch More Work and Play With the Iconia W4

Acer today presents the new 8.1-inch Iconia W4 tablet running Windows 8.1 and the 4th generation Intel® Atom™ processor. Compact enough to hold in one hand yet spacious enough for comfortable viewing, the Iconia W4 brings mobile productivity and media consumption to the next level.

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2014-01-03

Compact Screen and Easy Multitasking With the Liquid Z5

Following the success of the Liquid Z series, Acer today unveiled the Liquid Z5, a compact 5-inch smartphone designed for first time smartphone adopters or budget conscious users looking mainly for mobile browsing, photo and video clip taking anytime and mobile entertaining.

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2014-01-03

A Touch More Chrome with the Acer C720P Chromebook

The striking Moonstone White chassis complements the sleek design of the C720P-2600 Chromebook. The entire chassis is white, giving the device a consistently stylish look from any angle. In addition, customers will enjoy the benefit of touch on the device’s 11.6-inch HD LED back-lit display to do more with Chrome apps, media, games and more.

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2014-01-03

Aspire S3 Ultrabook™ Now Available in Europe

Acer today announced that its Aspire S3 Ultrabook™ is now available in Europe, Middle East and Africa starting at €999.-.

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2014-01-03

Aspire V5 Broadens “Touch and Type” Offering with A Touch More Versatility

With the introduction of the new Aspire V5 Series, Acer continues to bring touch and type to the mainstream segment. Designed in line with the current trend towards thinner and lighter notebooks that allow users to enjoy both entertainment and content creation anytime, anywhere, the new V5-561P comes with a built in optical drive as there is are still a lot of customers who prefer to view and store content using an optical drive.

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2014-01-03

Acer Introduces the Acer DA223 HQL Portable Android All-in-one for Entertainment and Sharing around the Home

Acer today announced the Acer DA223 HQL, a portable 21.5-inch All-in-one (“AIO”) with Android OS, and features convenient touch, a built-in battery and seamless edge-to-edge glass design.

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2014-01-03

Acer Introduces Acer TA272 HUL Android All-in-one with WQHD Resolution for a Visually Stunning Home Computing Experience

Acer today launched the Acer TA272 HUL Android All-in-one (“AIO”) that combines an ultra-high resolution 27-inch display, powerful NVIDIA Tegra quad-core processor and premium chassis design.

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