Posts Tagged: acer

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Lenovo profits surge 36% year-on-year to $220M as it squeezes its rivals out of the dwindling PC market

Today Lenovo revealed its financials for its fiscal Q2 in 2013, and unlike competitors with long legacies in the PC market, it appears to be...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 2:42 pm
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Thai Telco AIS Responds to Competitors, Launches 3 Android Phones of Its Own

There are three main mobile operators in Thailand: Dtac, AIS, and True. A few months after True came out with its own phones, True Beyond an...

  • July 26, 2013
  • at 8:12 pm
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Is Google and its Android Partners a Mafia Mob Out to Kill China’s Aliyun OS?

So, you’ve heard the Google smackdown on Acer’s planned partnership with China’s Alibaba to make its latest flagship Aliyu...

  • September 17, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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Did Google Throw a Hissy Fit, Get Launch of Acer Aliyun OS Phone Cancelled?

Well, this is awkward. China’s biggest e-commerce firm, Alibaba, was due to launch a new flagship phone for its Aliyun OS, made by Ace...

  • September 13, 2012
  • at 8:54 pm
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IDC: Smooth Sailing for Philippines PC Market; Troubled Waters in Indonesia

The latest quarterly report from global market intelligence firm IDC shows that the second quarter of 2012 isn’t the happiest one for the ...

  • September 12, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Chinese PC Maker Lenovo Showed Most Growth in Shipments in Q4

Gartner has released its estimates of worldwide PC shipments for the fourth quarter of 2011, and Chinese maker Lenovo (HKG:0992) posted the ...

  • January 13, 2012
  • at 11:56 pm
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Dell and Acer Look to ‘Shipping’ PCs by Train from Central China to Europe

Taiwanese computer maker Acer is leading where US rival Dell hopes to follow – by manufacturing PCs and notebooks in inland China, and the...

  • September 23, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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With High Hopes For Android Tablets, Lenovo Probes Singapore App Preference

Lenovo recently surveyed about 400 Singaporean Android users in an effort to find out their application preferences. The results of the rese...

  • September 21, 2011
  • at 9:48 am
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Acer News: Iconia Tab Pricing Beats iPad; Notebooks Made in Western China

It’s a tough Q2 for Acer, facing supply-side constraints at a time when it’s busy launching a lot of new products, such as its A...

  • May 29, 2011
  • at 11:08 am
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Acer CEO formally steps down after taking a beating in Q3 2013

Today Acer (TPE:2353) signaled that it would begin a massive restructuring as CEO JT Wong announced he would step down from his title in Ja...

  • November 5, 2013
  • at 10:10 pm
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Bow Down Before Your New Chinese Overlords: Lenovo Passes HP as World’s Top PC Maker

Lenovo has been heading towards this for a long time as its PC shipments rise relative to its struggling rivals. And now it has officially h...

  • July 11, 2013
  • at 4:46 pm
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Google Weighs in on Acer China Phone Debacle, But is Google Being Anti-Competitive?

After a couple of days of silence from Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), which looked to have been implicated in the cancelled launch of an Acer phone i...

  • September 15, 2012
  • at 12:18 pm
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Acer Launches Aliyun OS Phone as China’s E-Commerce Giant Challenges Android [HANDS-ON]

Today, the mobile OS created by Alibaba, China’s biggest e-commerce company, is getting its first big-name hardware in the sleek shape...

  • September 13, 2012
  • at 2:39 pm
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Indonesian Top Brand Awards 2012: List of Tech Winners!

The Top Brand Awards 2012, conducted by Frontier Consulting Group and Marketing magazine, wrapped up last night at Hotel Mulia, Jakarta. The...

  • August 3, 2012
  • at 3:35 pm
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Gartner: Lenovo is Now Number 2 PC Maker

Last month we looked at second quarter figures from iSuppli that indicated Lenovo (HKG:0992) had jumped to third spot in the personal comput...

  • October 13, 2011
  • at 9:50 am
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Lenovo Now World’s Number 3 PC Maker, With Stronger Growth Than Apple

Chinese hardware maker Lenovo (HKG:0992) has moved up into third place in terms of global market share of PC shipments, with world-beating a...

  • September 22, 2011
  • at 6:30 pm
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5 Chinese Hardware Makers That Would Love to Buy HP’s PC Business

There have been some shock announcements coming out of HP headquarters after its Q2 2011 earnings call. Aside from the supposed abandonment ...

  • August 22, 2011
  • at 9:20 pm
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iPad Crowded By Competitors in Indonesian Market

With the biggest market among the South East Asia nations, Indonesia has become the target for many hardware makers. In the tablet space, Ap...

  • April 16, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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