Posts tagged “Lenovo”

March 24

Premium Lock Former Intel exec is part of rebooted Lenovo data center management team

After a former Intel executive tweeted the scoop of her decision to join Lenovo's data center group, the world's largest PC manufacturer went ahead and disclosed several other moves among mangers at the Triangle-based business.

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Updated March 23

Premium Lock Lenovo: No timeframe on Fujitsu deal; ex-Intel COO joins Lenovo data group

Lenovo's talks to merge Fujitsu's PC operations with its own have been postponed, Fujitsu says. But Lenovo says there is no timetable. Meanwhile, a former Intel exec tweets that she's joining Lenovo's data center group, which is based in the Triangle.

Kim Stevenson Kim Stevenson

March 15

Premium Lock Lenovo names new EMEA leader, adds former Verizon exec to PR team

Lenovo's management team has two new faces: A new leader for its Europe, Middle East Africa operations, and a senior media relations executive who most recently worked for Verizon. Here's a look at what's happening with both moves.

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March 13

Premium Lock HPE steps up threats to Lenovo, Cisco with Nimble Storage deal (+ video)

Nimble Storage represents the most recent fuel for HPE's acquisition-accelerated portfolio evolution and presents challenges for Lenovo as well as Cisco which were Nimble Storage partners, reports Krista Macomber of Technology Business Research. Plus: Watch Nimble Storage's latest video.

March 9

Premium Lock HPE exec: Lenovo, Cisco deals with Nimble Storage are 'over'

HPE A senior HPE executive tells employees at Nimble Storage that its strategic partnerships with Lenovo and Cisco are "over."

March 7

Premium Lock HPE buying another Lenovo storage partner

Lenovo        For the second time in two months, HPE is buying a storage partner of Lenovo. This time it's Nimble Storage. However, Lenovo declares the deal will have "virtually no impact" on its storage business, which is based in RTP.

February 23

Premium Lock Watch out, Lenovo: HP's bets on premium PCs is paying off

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.

February 17

Premium Lock Inside Lenovo: PC biz improving but mobile, data center woes are a drag

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.

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February 16

Premium Lock Lenovo profits, revenue plunge; stock takes immediate 7% hit

Lenovo        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.

February 7

Premium Lock Lenovo unveils new Yogabook and ThinkPads

Lenovo's latest Yogabook 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.

Updated January 30

Premium Lock Lenovo's Gerry Smith to be new Office Depot CEO; 2 execs to share his role

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.

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Updated January 30

Premium Lock Durham med research startup SignalPath raising another $5M

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.

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January 30

Premium Lock Loud and clear: Voice-control digital assistant's imminent disruption of the devices market

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.

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Updated January 19

Premium Lock HPE aims to boost hyperconverged market share in deal for a Lenovo partner (+ video)

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.

January 16

Premium Lock Reports: Lenovo seeking full ownership of laptop joint venture

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.

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Updated January 11

Premium Lock US sales growth helps Lenovo keep global PC sales lead

Lenovo's halo keyboard  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.

Updated January 10

Premium Lock Will Lenovo make Fujitsu deal? CEO: 'If one plus one can be larger than two ...'

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?

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January 6

Premium Lock Trying on clothes virtually - with Gap app, Lenovo phone (+ video demo)

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.

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