Acer’s next CEO resigns even before assuming post

Call it the world’s shortest stint in the C-suite. Two weeks ago Acer Inc. named Jim Wong as its next chief executive office, today he announced that he was leaving the Taiwanese PC

Published on: November 21st, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Acer CEO steps down as layoffs loom

The chief executive officer of Taiwan-based PC maker, Acer Inc. today announced he is resigning because his company needs a new leadership team to navigate it through the battered personal computer market. J.T.

Published on: November 5th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Parting gifts: Top CEO severance packages in IT

Published on: August 14th, 2013 Ganesh

BlackBerry Q5 comes to Canada

Amid growing rumours of an impending release by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) of a budget iPhone handset, BlackBerry Ltd. (TSE: BB) yesterday announced that its own not-so-cheap Q5 smart phone will be rolling out

Published on: July 31st, 2013 nestor e. arellano

An enterprise role for Chromebooks

Two years after they were introduced, Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) Chromebooks still have to create a noticeable blip in the enterprise market. A recent report from Forrester Researcher, however, indicates that stripped down laptops running the

Published on: July 29th, 2013 nestor e. arellano

Acer offers up 8-in Iconia W3 tablet

Tablet user get another screen size option with the release of Acer Inc.’s Iconia W3 8.1-inch tablet which the company says puts “full PC capabilities into a single hand.”Unveiled at the Computex 2013

Published on: June 3rd, 2013

Acer’s Windows 8 tablet will match iPad price

Acer has released more details about its upcoming Windows 8 table, the Iconia W510, according to this ComputerWorld article. First unveiled a few months ago at the Computex trade show, the most important question

Published on: October 9th, 2012 brian bloom

Avaya, Acer announce new products at VMworld

The annual VMworld conference starts today in San Francisco and already partners are announcing new products. Acer America said it will enter the thin client market in the fall, while Avaya Inc. revealed

Published on: August 27th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Review: Acer’s Iconia Tab A700

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Acer Inc.'s Android-powered $450 Iconia Tab A700 may give other 10.1-in. tablets a real run for their money. Overall, its screen was the brightest I've seen on a tablet, and its

Published on: July 3rd, 2012 Brian Nadel