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2011-02-15 00:02:57

The official video of the Acer Iconia winning skit at the Last Gadget Standing event is now available to view! Laugh yourself silly while seeing why the Acer Iconia was the overwhelming crowd favorite of this year's "Last Gadget Standing" competition at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2011 The official video of the Acer Iconia winning skit at the Last Gadget Standing event is now available to view! Laugh yourself silly while seeing why the...

2010-12-14 07:45:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Tuesday, November 23, 2010, Skylight SOHO in New York City was the site chosen by Taiwanese laptop maker Acer to hold the official global press event for the launch of the company's newest and most exciting products -- Acer's top executives, including CEO Gianfranco Lanci and Jim Wong, head of information-technology products, were on hand to present a series of multi-touch computers, which include the Iconia, to join the tablet race and challenge...

2010-11-29 11:14:04

A Swiss newspaper reported on Sunday that Acer's chief executive said his company hopes to clinch the top spot from rival HP next year. "If the mobile world continues to grow, we will necessarily replace HP as the world's biggest computer-maker," CEO Gianfranco Lanci told the SonntagsZeitung in an interview. He said the group would sell over a million smartphones this year. The Taiwanese-based company entered the smartphone market last year with the hopes of reaching 6 to 7 percent market...

2010-11-24 06:00:00

Acer Inc., the world's second largest PC maker, unveiled a host of tablet computers to help the company compete with Apple Inc's iPad and other tablet devices stepping into the quickly growing market. The tablet computer market is teeming with companies rushing to produce the new devices, which are a little bit PC and a little bit smartphone. Acer CEO Gianfranco Lanci announced at a news conference in New York Tuesday that the tablets would come in three sizes -- 5-, 7-, and 10-inch screens...

2010-10-28 05:10:00

The world's second largest PC manufacturer, Taiwan-based Acer Inc, said Wednesday it will unveil its first tablet computer next month due to the growing demand for them. Acer CEO Gianfranco Lanci said the tablet device will be revealed in New York and sold for between 300 and 700 dollars. Sales of tablet computers globally are expected to grow from the nearly 20 million units sold this year to 55 million next year and more than 208 million by 2014, according to market research firm Gartner....

2010-01-07 13:38:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Name of product: Certain Acer Aspire-series Notebook Computers Units: About 22,000 Manufacturer: Acer America Corporation, of San Jose,...

2009-11-26 09:57:48

According to Acer, last month's Windows 7 launch has been good for year-end PC sales. Taiwan-based Acer is the considered to be the No. 2 PC maker in the world. Gianfranco Lanci, Acer CEO, reported to Reuters that the company would keep its quarterly revenue outlook, while maintaining a target of 15 percent sales growth for 2010. Lanci added that expected sales for October-December would "stay flat from the previous quarter and rise 25 percent from the previous year." "When we saw the...

2009-06-29 06:00:00

- ProLogis' Newly Developed Distribution Facility Will Be Operated By Acer as an International Distribution Center - WARSAW, Poland, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ProLogis (NYSE: PLD), a leading global provider of distribution facilities, announced today it has leased approximately 215,000 square feet (20,000 square meters) of newly developed distribution space in Wroclaw, Poland, to Acer, a leading global manufacturer of computer systems including the brands Acer, Gateway, Packard Bell...

2009-06-02 05:45:00

TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- esobi Inc., an innovative Internet information navigator, announced alliance with Acer Inc., world's leading notebook brand that will deliver its Internet tool "eSobi News Center" with the CULV-based notebook Acer Timeline series. This alliance integrates Acer Timeline's incredible mobility and 8-hour battery life as well as eSobi News Center's intelligent news aggregation, so that users can always keep track of the latest happenings in the...

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