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Posts tagged “Lenovo”

October 17

#What's trending: IoT, Cisco, AskBio, Open Source and @JHibbets

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated October 16

Premium Lock Lenovo forming new company in China targeting smart devices

Lenovo              Lenovo is putting a new spin on its "protect and attack" strategy by doing a lot of both in its largest market: China. A new company led by the top executive for China and other Asian markets is being formed for launch next April.

October 16

Walls come alive - really - at Lenovo's headquarters

Lenovo employees in Research Triangle Park are getting a taste of the great outdoors with every trip to the campus cafeteria. The company has installed six Living Green Walls, custom, plant-covered designs by GSky Plant Systems, Inc.

It's alive - really! It's alive - really!

October 15

#WTWTrends for Wednesday: Lenovo, Wearables, VC and Rainy trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

October 15

Lenovo backing Raleigh boy's smartwatch design

Davis Barrow, a 12-year-old from Raleigh who is trying to build a better smartwatch, got some major support this week from Lenovo - a $5,000 check.

Lenovo backs smartwatch idea from Davis Barrow Lenovo backs smartwatch idea from Davis Barrow

October 9

#WTWTrends for Thursday: #UpSummit, Citrix, Quintiles, and Lenovo trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

October 9

Former Lenovo, IBM exec Rory Read is out as CEO at AMD

Rory Read Rory Read, who bolted Lenovo to become CEO at chip maker AMD, is out. He has been replaced by Lisa Su effective immediately, the company announced Wednesday.

Updated October 9

Lenovo reaches record 20% global market share in PC sales

Lenovo broadens its lead in global PC sales, topping the 20 percent market share plateau for the first time, according to research firm IDC. Lenovo has ranked first now for six consecutive quarters.

Purple line tracks Lenovo's market share growth Purple line tracks Lenovo's market share growth

Updated October 8

Lenovo class-action suit; new GSK probe; AT&T data breach; Salix drug wins OK; Facebook's anonymous app; Lenovo-NEC deal

Bulldog In today's Bulldog blog wrapping up the latest technology and life science news: Lenovo settles a class-action suit over Wi-Fi; GSK faces another bribery investigation; AT&T data breach; FDA OKs Salix colitis treatment; Facebook is developing an app for anonymous posts; and Lenovo extends its partnership with NEC.

October 6

#WTWTrends for Monday: NCTA, #BobDeBardelaben, Yoga, RTP trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

October 6

Hollywood engineering: Ashton Kutcher talks Lenovo's new Yoga Tablet

Hollywood's Ashton Kutcher, who also is now a Product Engineer at Lenovo, is helping the world's No. 1 PC maker design and bring to market its latest Yoga Tablet. You can watch the Two-and-a-Half- Men star talk Yoga in a just-published YouTube video.

Updated October 6

Premium Lock Former Lenovo exec to lead HP's separate PC-printer group

Don Weisler, a former senior executive at Lenovo, will lead HP's hardware division as CEO under Meg Whitman's plan to split the technology giant into two parts. Weisler bolted Lenovo for HP in 2011 and took over HP's PC group last year.

Dion Weisler Dion Weisler

October 2

#WTWTrends for Thursday: Lenovo, Durham, startups, bluegrass, missing banjo trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

October 2

Lenovo supplier sues labor group; DirecTV keeps NFL; IBM's NYC tech hub; farewell, Lotus; apps spying in Hong Kong; no-warrant GPS data OK'd

Bulldog In today's technology wrapup: A Lenovo supplier in China sues China Labor Watch; DirecTV keeps NFL deal, which AT&T required for merger; IBM's BlueMix hub in NYC; Lotus 1-2-3 support is gone; apps spying in Hong Kong, company says; a court OKs data from GPS seized without a warrant.

September 29

#WTWTrends for Monday: CellBreaker, IBM, Lenovo, Durham Innovation District trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Monday as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated September 29

Lenovo exec: 'FUD spread by our competitors is over'

Gerry Smith, who runs the Americas Group for Lenovo and will oversee the merged IBM-Lenovo System X business unit when the deal closes Wednesday, threw down a proverbial gauntlet to competitors on Monday. "The FUD spread by our competitors is over," he declares. Lenovo defied critics in buying IBM's PC business in 2005 and will do so again in servers, he promises.

Gerry Smith Gerry Smith

Updated September 29

Lenovo's Yang: 'We will win' global server market

Lenovo Chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing spells out an aggressive strategy to make the company No. 1 in the global server market once the $2.1 billion deal for IBM's x86 business closes on Wednesday. Yang aims for $5 billion in revenue and profitability in one year for the newly branded "Systems X" business.

Lenovo's System X branding Lenovo's System X branding

Updated September 29

Lenovo commits to hiring IBMers in x86 deal but no guarantees

Lenovo Chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing says the $2.1 billion acquisition of IBM's x86 server business will close on Wednesday. The deal means some 2,000 IBMers in the Triangle will become Lenovo employees. Lenovo reiterated its pledge to hire all Big Blue workers in the x86 business but also said a search for "efficiencies" would begin once the merger has closed and the Lenovo-IBM server businesses are combined.

IBM's x86 server business operates globally IBM's x86 server business operates globally

September 29

IBM x86 employees go to work at Lenovo on Wednesday

IBM                   With Lenovo and IBM wrapping up their $2.1 billion x86 server deal, the first Big Blue workers will head to a Lenovo operated facility on Wednesday morning. While some workers and facilities will transition in coming months, a large number switch to Lenovo's two buildings in RTP and take orientation in coming days, says Lenovo's top North America exec Jay Parker.

September 25

Report: Motorola Mobility readies 'Shamu,' a huge 'phablet'

Google Motorola      Google Motorola Mobility, which is being bought by Lenovo for $2.9 billion, is nearing launch of a whale-sized smartphone/tablet combo nicknamed "Shamu," says news website 9to5 Google.

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