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Six months ago, the co-founder of Acer stepped out of retirement to take up the positions of chairman and CEO, with the intention of turning the embattled PC maker's fortunes around. Stan Shih now claims that he's succeeded in this mission, and that people's confidence in the company should be res...

May 5th 2014 at 10:13am 0 Comments
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Just 24 hours after one tech heavyweight lost its CEO, another has been forced to bow out of the game. After his company posted a huge loss and wrote off a chunk of value from sub-brands Gateway and Packard Bell, Acer CEO and Chairman JT Wang has decided to resign. In an email statement, the execu...

November 5th 2013 at 6:58am 0 Comments
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Wow, a mutant virus? This analogy may sound like a ringing bell for another cat fight on the playground, but Acer founder and retired chairman Stan Shih is actually semi-praising Apple here. Speaking at the launch of an Acer touch-themed design competition, Shih said that while Apple's taking the "...

September 9th 2010 at 10:38am 0 Comments