Updated Jan. 24, 2014 at 8:48 a.m.

Premium Lock Shock and awe: Thousands of IBMers watch, learn they may soon be Lenovo employees

Published: 2014-01-24 07:57:00
Updated: 2014-01-24 08:48:13

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With no warning from their supervisors and only aware of rumors being reported in the media, IBMers involved in various parts of Big Blue's struggling server business expected to either be part of a sale to another company or possibly laid off - or both. Through media reports early Thursday, they learned about IBM's $2.3B deal with Lenovo. At a videoconference in RTP, hundreds watched in awe as they were finally told what their future might be....

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