Updated Jul. 17, 2014 at 8:11 a.m.

Premium Lock Is IBM-Apple deal a slap in the face for Lenovo?

Published: 2014-07-17 07:57:00
Updated: 2014-07-17 08:11:31

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If Lenovo has a "parent" in its rise as a global technology powerhouse, it's IBM. After all, Big Blue's sale of its PC division to Lenovo in 2005 took the China-born company international. Now, Lenovo is trying to buy IBM's x86 server business and Google's Motorola Mobility to accelerate growth in servers and smartphones. So what does IBM do as Lenovo grows as a threat to Apple? The Skinny talks with an analyst about IBM's big deal with Apple. Is it a slap in the face to Lenovo? By the way, BlackBerry already is caught up in fallout from the deal....

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