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Since 2003, Kramden Institute has provided refurbished PCs to students who need computers. With help from Lenovo, Kramden is now expanding to computer instruction and STEM training. Read more about the effort.
Despite all its advertising with the NFL, its smartphones featuring Kobe Bryant and its new tablet campaign with Ashton Kutcher, Lenovo still faces a seemingly never-ending battle to change its image from being a "Chinese company." On Monday, two of Lenovo's top execs took their image campaign to The Washington Post.
The world's top PC manufacturer is expanding its commitment to the Brazilian market with the new facility that will focus on enterprise software development.
Tech giants Cisco and Lenovo, which both have major operations in the Triangle, are pursuing initiatives to glean business insights from big data. Executives from both companies talk about what it will take to get there.
Triangle firms such as Lenovo, Appia and Tekelec, which is now part of Oracle, as well as various other mobile data technology firms, app developers and mobile game creators can find a lot of good news in a new study from Ericsson about wireless trends. Suffice it to say, mobile is a target rich environment.
Lenovo Group Ltd., the world's largest maker of personal computers, reported second-quarter profit that beat analysts' estimates after increasing its share of the global markets for PCs and smartphones.
The star of "Two and a Half Men" will help develop and market the Yoga line of tablets by providing input on design, specifications, software and usage scenarios, Lenovo says. Reads the press announcement: "Lenovo Names Ashton Kutcher Its Newest Product Engineer"
Just ahead of a significant announcement late tonight, Lenovo receives good news from the smartphone front. The world's No. 1 PC maker is committed to selling 40 million smartphones this year, and in the third quarter it sold more than 12 million. That "largest year-over-year" increase in performance ranks Lenovo No. 4 in sales, says research firm IDC.
Lenovo is collecting lots of data on how people use its devices. Read why the company sees big data analytics as a means to joining the ranks of Apple and Samsung in the eyes of consumers.
Lenovo's Chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing cracks Forbes' latest richest people from China. Not as well known locally but a regular member of the Forbes list is Ma Huateng, the Internet billionaire who owns a big stake of Cary-based Epic Games.
The world's No. 1 PC maker acknowledges picking the "Two and a Half Men" star to promote what it says will be "big news" during a live new product announcement on Oct. 29. Lenovo will be using YouTube to unveil the news. A series of brief videos offer few clues. What is the "#betterway"?
The world's top PC manufacturer has been linked to speculation about buying assets from BlackBerry Ltd. and IBM, but the company is hesitating with deals amid ample opportunities in order to avoid overpaying.
Lenovo says it hasn't had any problems yet. Other device makers who need FCC approval for wireless capabilities aren't talking. But a regulatory lawyer warns: "Increasingly it's going to have an impact on the widely known and available consumer products, depending on how long the shutdown lasts."
Driven by big gains in the U.S., Lenovo remains the world's top PC manufacturer. Even as global PC sales declined again in the third quarter, Lenovo churned ahead with an overall increase in sales. The world's No. 1 PC maker also increased its global market share. But HP also increases sales, keeping race for No. 1 tight.
Lenovo executives have said repeatedly the world's top PC maker wants to further expand its smartphone business. The latest talk now: A possible "tie-up" with HTC. Meanwhile, as BlackBerry searches for a buyer, Cisco's name keeps coming up. Do these deals make sense?
Sales and profits are at record levels, and Lenovo has risen to the No. 1 spot among PC sellers worldwide even as it branches out more into smartphones and tablets. But the company also continues to make adjustments in its work force. The latest shifts means some layoffs at its North Carolina operations.
While the overall PC industry is struggling, research firm IDC projects continued growth in so-called "all-in-one" desktops PCs that also serve as entertainment centers. Lenovo is adding new models, hoping to capitalize on that growth.
The world's No. 1 PC maker is also manufacturing more tablets, smartphones and other devices than ever. To further boost its growth, Lenovo is hoping to attract new buyers and more repeat business with the trade-in partnership through NextWorth.
Lenovo, aiming to keep maintain its position as the the world's top PC seller, has introduced upgrades to its signature ThinkPad line of notebook computers which now offers thinner and lighter machines and longer battery life.