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Posts tagged “Lenovo”

Updated 2:59 p.m. yesterday

RTP virtual reality group, American Underground team up for demos

RTPVR A group of startups focusing on virtual reality known as RTP Virtual Reality is teaming up with the American Underground for a series of demos to demonstrate what has been touted as the next wave in interactive entertainment. Several Triangle firms already are making plays in the VR space.

2:35 p.m. Monday

Premium Lock Inside Lenovo: Finding ways to overcome PC market woes is a priority

Lenovo's gaming-geared laptop  Analysis: Lenovo's latest earnings report highlights the challenges the world's No. 1 PC maker faces as inorganic growth disappears. So says Technology Business Research analyst Jack Narcotta.

Updated February 6

At Super Bowl, Lenovo will power NFL's tech lineup

Lenovo won't be running a multi-million-dollar ad Sunday night, but the world's No. 1 PC manufacturer is the NFL's "official computer provider" and thus will be a major technology player in Super Bowl 50's delivery. For example, if a player is injured a Lenovo Workstation will be used to help analyze what happened. And there's much more as the NFL notes in a case study.

Updated February 3

Big drop in revenue triggers 11% plunge in Lenovo shares

Lenovo is doing well in India Lenovo, which is fighting a global downward trend in PC sales and has seen its smartphone sales fall sharply, is taking a beating in the stock market today after reporting an 8 percent drop in revenues for 2015's year-ending quarter. Layoffs and cost-cutting helped improve profits, however, the company notes.

February 3

Premium Lock Inside Lenovo: Enterprise Group, cost discipline keys to weathering challenges

Earnings    Analysis: Lenovo disclosed revenues today that fell below analysts' expectations, triggering an 11 percent drop in its stock. But the company did report a bigger-than-expected profit, something the world's No. 1 PC seller attributed largely to cost cuts. So what's happening to Lenovo? Our Insiders get an in-depth analysis.

February 1

Premium Lock Report: Tablet sales plunge but 'detachables' offer hope

Tablet sales plunged more than 10 percent in 2015, including a 14 percent drop in the fourth quarter. But sales of "detachables" - on which Lenovo is betting heavily - are a bright spot, according to research firm IDC.

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Updated January 28

Premium Lock Grim stats show how badly Lenovo smartphone biz is struggling

If you want to understand why Lenovo is turning its smartphone business inside out - from dropping the Motorola name to gutting Motorola's headquarters through layoffs to management changes - then check out the latest global statistics from IDC. They aren't good for Lenovo.

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January 26

Premium Lock Lenovo broadens data partnership with SAP

SAP Lenovo and SAP are expanding an existing partnership to provide more data center solutions. While initially focusing these new efforts on China, the companies say they plan a "global go-to-market" effort. "Joint differentiated solutions" will be showcased in the Triangle and other locations.

Updated January 26

Sprint cutting jobs; Lenovo security bug; GSK investor pressure; Arista counter-sues Cisco

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Sprint is cutting jobs and closing six call centers; another security problem for Lenovo; investor pressure mounts for change at GSK; and Arista counter-sues Cisco.

Updated January 25

Premium Lock Smartphone with VR for $184? Lenovo sells 10k in <1 second, but ...

It's time for Lenovo to bring its smartphones to America. A deal only available in India combines a new smartphone with virtual reality for $184. Is there a market for mobile VR? More than 500,000 people registered to buy the K4-VR combo. Wow.

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Updated January 25

Lenovo adware suits; Google back taxes; GSK $15M in new fund; Novozymes poultry product

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Lenovo fights lawsuits over adware; Google pays back taxes in U.K.; GSK puts $15 million in new university drug development fund; and Novozymes launches a poultry product with French partner.

Updated January 22

Lenovo bets big on 'detachables' as new PC trend

Lenovo remains the world's No. 1 PC seller but as overall sales decline across most of the industry the company is looking for ways to regain positive momentum. And a new wave of 'detachables" - machines that can transform into different devices - is the bet, a Lenovo exec tells Business Insider.

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January 20

Premium Lock Lenovo's general counsel steps down; Motorola exec takes over

Scott Offer Lenovo, the world's No. 1 PC manufacturer and a leader in smartphone and sever sales, has a new general counsel.

Updated January 13

Premium Lock Lenovo drives up PC sales in US even as global sales decline

Global personal computer sales fell in 2015 for the fourth consecutive year, but there's good news for No. 1 seller Lenovo in the data. The company drove up sales in the U.S. and also grew its worldwide market share even as net sales dropped.

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Updated January 12

Premium Lock Lenovo: Google back to China; Raleigh IT firm sold; Ford-IBM smart car play; Moto fingerprint scanners; Shire's $32B buy;

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: A Lenovo exec says Google is headed back to China; fast-growing Raleigh software firm is sold; Ford picks IBM for smart car play; Lenovo Moto phones get fingerprint sensors; and drugmaker Shire is buying Baxalta for $32 billion.

Updated January 7

Premium Lock Motorola brand name to disappear from Lenovo's phones

Motorola's Lenovo banner   The storied name "Motorola," a highly valued part of the company Lenovo paid $2.9 billion to acquire from Google, is going to disappear from Motorola smartphones and be replaced by Lenovo, according to the chief operating officer for the Motorola business unit.

Updated January 5

Premium Lock Game on: Lenovo unveils gaming PC, curved monitor - and its first game

Aiming to increase its world-leading market share by a third, Lenovo is stretching out as a PC developer with a big play for gamers. Its partnership with game machine-focused Razr produces new machines unveiled at CES. But there's more: Lenovo is developing its first PC game, and there's a spiffy new 27-inch curved monitor on which to play it. Or other titles, too, of course.

Updated January 4

Premium Lock Aiming for 'wow,' Lenovo rolling out host of new products at CES tech show

Lenovo, the world's top PC seller, is rolling out a host of new tablets, PCs and other devices at the Consumer Electronics Show this week in Las Vegas. Aiming at a global market penetration of 30 percent from 20 percent, Lenovo says it needs more "amazing products." Early media reaction is positive.

The latest Yoga from Lenovo The latest Yoga from Lenovo

December 17, 2015

Premium Lock Lenovo's CEO: China can 'surpass global peers' in technology

China Lenovo Chair and CEO Yang Yuanqing is touting his native China's growing power as a technology leader at the World Internet Congress. His confidence is reflected in a recent report that found China beating the U.S. and Japan combined in patents. But Yang's defense of China President Xi's call for how the Internet is regulated may raise some eyebrows.

December 11, 2015

Premium Lock What's next target area for Lenovo's 'attack' strategy? Data centers

Lenovo banner at a trade show         Analysis: With restructuring complete, Lenovo will sharpen execution on strategic data center opportunities, says analyst Krista Macomber of Technology Business Research.

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