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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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2014-04-11

New Acer Veriton Z2660G AiO Series; Compact, Comfortable, Cost-Efficient

Acer America today announced the availability of its Veriton Z2660G all-in-one (AiO) commercial desktops with a 20-inch class LED-backlit LCD touch screen for both businesses and institutional customers in the U.S. Adjustable and modular, the compact AiO desktops deliver comfortable ergonomics in a low-maintenance platform.

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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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2014-03-25

Acer Becomes Official Partner of Toronto Blue Jays

Acer launches marketing programs to support the Toronto Blue Jays as exclusive category partner for laptops and tablets for the 2014 season.

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2014-03-21

Acer H5380BD Home Entertainment Projector; Movie Quality Projection in a Power-Saving Platform

Acer today announced that the Acer® H5380BD home entertainment projector is available for U.S. consumers. Acer’s newest projector displays 720p HD images in the widescreen 16:9 format. It also offers 144Hz 3D support to provide terrific movie and 3D entertainment for a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $549.

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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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2014-03-17

Acer Selected as Exclusive Notebook Provider for Chile Education Ministry “I Select My PC” Program

Acer chosen for product quality, value and ability to provide students with AcerCloud for syncing, sharing, storing files online and between the new notebook and additional devices

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2014-03-06

New Acer DLP Professional Projectors Bring High-Impact HD and 3D Visuals to the Boardroom

Acer today announced the availability of two new P-Series DLP® projectors for professional customers in the U.S. Designed for commercial use, the Acer® P7505 and Acer P1383W DLP projectors boast high brightness, wide screen projection and 3D support for making high-impact presentations to small and large audiences in business, education and government.

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2014-02-28

New Acer K272HUL Display Is High on Resolution and Screen Size; Low on Price

Acer America is now offering its Acer K272HUL 27-inch WQHD LED display for consumers in the United States. The large screen size, wide viewing angles and ultra-high resolution deliver exceptional image quality on a big screen.

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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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2014-02-04

New Acer K137, Palm-Sized Home Theater

Award-Winning Portable Projector Delivers Dynamic 6W Stereo Sound and Vivid HD Visuals.

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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

Acer Expands Award Winning Acer C720 Touchscreen Chromebook Line with New Color Offering

Acer is extending its touchscreen Chromebook line with a new model in a new color – the Acer C720P-2600 in Moonstone White.

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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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2014-01-03

Acer Debuts Iconia A1-830 Tablet – Premium, Stylish Design with 7.9-Inch IPS Display

Acer America today unveiled the new Acer Iconia A1-830, a 7.9-inch Android tablet with a premium and stylish design, vibrant IPS display(1), responsive performance and rich sound, starting at just $149. The Acer Iconia A1-830 is ideal for consumers who want a superior tablet for enjoying web browsing, casual gaming, sharing and staying connected.

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