Improving services sector can help Taiwan make friends: Acer founder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Acer founder Stan Shih (施振榮) was invited as a guest speaker to the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) on Monday (Oct. 14) for the release of its annual public...

Taiwan's Acer ranks No. 5 PC vendor, Asustek No. 6 worldwide in Q3: Gartner

Acer Inc. and Asustek Computer Inc. retained their titles as the fifth- and sixth-largest global PC suppliers, respectively, in the third quarter of this year, according to global market information a...

Taiwan’s Acer presents Planet9 e-sports platform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese electronics brand Acer Inc. presented its open e-sports platform Planet9 in Berlin Wednesday (September 4). The next-generation system has been described as a...

Taiwan’s Team NCTU competes in DARPA Subterranean Challenge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A team from National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) left for the US today (Aug. 12) to compete in the Subterranean Challenge, a robotics competition held by the United States'...

Taiwan presents brands at fair in Vietnamese capital Hanoi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A “Taiwan Excellence” fair is presenting 16 Taiwanese brand names to the public in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi this weekend, the Central News Agency reported ...

Taiwan electronics giant Acer tests production outside of China to avoid trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (宏碁) has started testing production outside of China in other to avoid the impact of the communist country’s trade war with the Un...

Taiwan’s Acer considers moving production out of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chairman and CEO of Acer Inc., Jason Chen (陳俊聖) said Acer is considering working with manufacturers outside China, reported Central News Agency, on Monday (May 28). Che...

Foxconn’s Sharp laptop unit to set up factory in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Japanese electronics giant Sharp will set up a unit of its laptop maker Dynabook in Taoyuan next month, posing a threat to Taiwanese brands Acer Inc. and Asustek Computer Inc., ...

Taiwan’s Acer and National Yang-Ming University collaborate on self-driving car technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese electronics giant Acer and National Yang-Ming University (NYMU) announced a collaborative partnership on Dec. 10, in which the pair will jointly develop self-dri...

Foreign investors overbought NT$4.01 billion Nov. 12~Nov. 16,

TWSE announced today that the securities net overbought position by foreign investors was NT$4.01 billion during the week of Nov. 12~Nov. 16, 2018. This represented the difference between NT$160.02 bi...

A gamers’ dream come true- ‘cockpit’ gaming chair by Taiwan’s Acer now on sale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For those seeking the ultimate gaming experience, Acer’s cockpit-like “Predator Thronos” gaming chair may be their dream come true. The product, unveiled...

Acer founder urges Taiwan, Japan to join hands developing autonomous cars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and Japan are positioned to benefit from the joint creation of a “paradigm shift” in the industry of autonomous vehicles, as both sides can play importa...

Taiwan’s Acer to spend 5th year on Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese computer giant Acer Inc. (宏碁) has been chosen to feature on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for the fifth year running, reports said Wednesday. The company sai...

Acer and Yulon Group unveil Taiwan's first self-driving car

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Sept. 28 at the Taiwan Automotive Technology Innovation Summit 2018, the computer company Acer in collaboration with the Yulon Group introduced the country’s firs...

Taiwan shows off first Level 4 autonomous concept vehicle

Taiwan unveiled Thursday its first Level 4 autonomous concept vehicle, developed by Hua-Chuang Automobile Information Technical Center (HAITEC), a Yulon Group affiliate, and PC brand Acer Inc. The ...