Posts tagged “Lenovo”
Another strong quarter from HP shows that Lenovo's shrinking hold on the rank as world's No. 1 PC seller continues to be in jeopardy. Recent statistics show Lenovo's lead is shrinking, and Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta explains why HP is gaining strength.
Lenovo's latest earnings report showed a revenue rebound in its PC business in calendar 4Q16. However, the good news announced Thursday was overshadowed by the company's ongoing challenges in smartphone and data center markets, says Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta.
Shares in Lenovo plunged some 7 percent immediately after the global tech giant reported a big drop in revenues and earnings. Both revenues and profits missed analysts' expectations as Lenovo's struggling mobile business continued to slide.
Lenovo is introducing a number of new products early this year, including an affordable Yoga Android tablet, and three new Thinkpad mobile work stations, including its VR ThinkPad, available in March.
Gerry Smith, one of the top executives at Lenovo, is leaving the company to become CEO at Office Depot. He'll get a $1.2 million bonus shortly after starting the new job. Lenovo's top exec praises Smith.
Investors are liking what they are learning about SignalPath, the two-year-old startup that says its technology represents "research rewired" when talking about clinical trials.
Voice-controlled digital assistants are set to usher in a new computing era, says Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta. And Lenovo is among the early adopters through its deal with Amazon to utilize Alexa.
HPE and SimpliVity would use complementary market traction and innovation to capture accretive hyperconverged opportunities, says Technology Business Research Analyst Krista Macomber. SimpliVity is a Lenovo partner.
New reports about another possible acquisition by Lenovo have surfaced in China. This time Lenovo may be buying out a partner in a high joint venture focused on laptop manufacturing.
Receiving a continuing boost from PC sales in the U.S., Lenovo grew sales in the fourth quarter of 2016 and thus maintained its hold on the No. 1 spot in global sales. But No. 2 HP draws ever closer, according to two reports.
As usual at CES last week, Lenovo unleashed a wave of new products and emerging high-tech plays, from VR headsets to high-end gaming computers and much more. But top exec Yang Yuanqing couldn't escape a pesky questions: If and when the world's top PC maker will strike a deal with Fujitsu? Will Lenovo buy Samsung's PC business?
Augmented reality is rapidly becoming a useful reality as an app touted at the CES Show in Las Vegas demonstrates. But the AR app for virtually trying on clothes needs an AR-equipped phone - like Lenovo's Phab 2.
Partnering with Amazon and its wireless assistant Alexa technology, Lenovo is rolling out its own "smart speaker." But to one-up the competition, Lenovo is also adding enhanced audio experience with Harman Kardon.
Figuring out how to use all those new tech toys - from 4K smart TVs to virtual reality to ever-faster PCs and gaming systems - is part of the Christmas fun. Being able to control them simply is another. Lenovo may have the answer for those who want a truly smart home without controller sprawl. And it's less than $60.
Will future computers rely more on memory than processors? HP Enterprise thinks so. Meet "The Machine," which CEO Meg Whitman touts as the future of computing with machines that are "memory driven" rather than processing. "We believe this has the potential to change everything," she says.
Will PCs-in-a-cylinder as recently unveiled by Samsung become part of Lenovo's PC lineup? Reports broke last week that Lenovo, the world's top PC seller, is in talks to buy Samsung's computer business.