Posts tagged “Lenovo”

Updated January 4

Premium Lock Want hands-off control with better sound? Lenovo one-ups Amazon, Google

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.

Updated January 3

Premium Lock New Lenovo controller could bring sanity to your smart home

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.

Lenovo's 500 designed for thumb control Lenovo's 500 designed for thumb control

Updated December 19, 2016

Premium Lock Fujitsu exec: Expect PC merger with Lenovo in early '17

Lenovo        Whether Lenovo will buy Samsung's PC business remains in dispute. But another reported deal is nearing reality with the world's No. 1 PC maker expecting to soon absorb Fujitu's computer business.

December 19, 2016

Premium Lock Report: Lenovo slashes 4,200 of 5,000 workers in Brazil

Layoffs        Lenovo, which has made major efforts to drive PC sales in Brazil, is gutting its work force there in order to cut costs.

November 29, 2016

Premium Lock American Airlines picks IBM for cloud services

IBM Cloud     American Airlines is teaming up with IBM for cloud services and application development utilizing IBM's Bluemix.

Updated November 29, 2016

Premium Lock HPE: The Machine has 'potential to change everything' (+ video)

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.

November 28, 2016

Premium Lock Is Lenovo really trying to buy Samsung's PC business?

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.

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Updated November 25, 2016

Premium Lock Lenovo reportedly in talks to buy Samsung PC business for $850M

Lenovo        Lenovo, the world's top PC manufacturer, may acquire Samsung's computer business, according to media reports. Lenovo also is in talks to buy Fujitsu's PC operations.

November 23, 2016

Premium Lock HP's threat to Lenovo in PC business gaining strength

Analysis: HP Inc.'s PC business hits a growth trifecta, posing a threat to global PC leader Lenovo. However, increased competition in the premium PC market is a potent threat to the company's recovery, says Technology Business Research.

HP's Spectre HP's Spectre

November 22, 2016

Premium Lock Lenovo's data center group faces growing losses as it modernizes

Lenovo        Analysis: Lenovo's data center financial performance reflects a company seeking to keep pace in a turbulent, highly competitive IT infrastructure marketplace, says Technology Business Research Analyst Krista Macomber.

Updated November 17, 2016

Premium Lock Party time! Internet Summit draws 2,200 with bigger entertainment focus

The 2016 Internet Summit brought more than 2,200 people to the Raleigh Convention Center, about 200 more than in the past. That may be at least partly due, to the increasing number of well-known media figures and top business strategy speakers at the event.

Dressing up for Internet Summit Dressing up for Internet Summit

November 14, 2016

Premium Lock Review: New Macs, Lenovo laptop make traditional keyboards touchy

​Can the venerable laptop keyboard get more touchy-feely - and in a good way? We're about to find out. Higher-end models of Apple's MacBook Pro now come with a narrow touch screen above the regular keyboard for quick access to common settings and tasks, while Lenovo's Yoga Book laptop loses the physical keyboard entirely.

Yoga Book Yoga Book

Updated November 8, 2016

Premium Lock Lenovo challenge: Reinvigorating slumping businesses without overextending

Lenovo        Analysis: Lenovo's puzzle to solve in 2017 will be how to break from its routine of resorting to protecting margins as revenue declines, and instead address how to reinvigorate its slumping businesses without overextending itself.

November 4, 2016

Premium Lock Lenovo initiatives push Moto Mod development

Indiegogo Smartphone Challenge Lenovo is actively courting outside developers for its modular Moto Z family based on its Moto Z smartphone. The company has launched new initiatives to entice other companies and individual developers to make Moto Mods, including a "Transform the Smartphone Challenge."

Updated November 3, 2016

Premium Lock Lenovo exec: Shifting data center, other leaders are moves to 'optimize talent'

Emilio Ghilardi, a relative newcomer himself to top management ranks at Lenovo, says the management shifts and additions disclosed Thursday are designed to "best optimize" the tech giant's internal talent and at the same time bring in new players.

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Updated November 3, 2016

Premium Lock Lenovo opens new sales center in Morrisville; hiring continues

Lenovo unveils its new North America Sales Center at its Morrisville corporate campus. And the tech giant is still hiring staff.

Inside Lenovo's new center Inside Lenovo's new center

Updated November 3, 2016

Premium Lock Lenovo replaces server, mobile group leaders, adds 2 other top execs

Lenovo has named a new leader for its struggling Triangle-based server group and a new top executive for its mobile business. It's also appointed a new chief legal officer and chief technology officer in a series of executive appointments disclosed early Thursday.

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Updated November 3, 2016

Premium Lock Lenovo surprises analysts with profit but revenues drop

Lenovo        As PC, smartphone and server sales fell, Lenovo's revenues fell 8 percent to $11.2 billion from a year ago but the global tech company made a profit of $157 million, topping analysts' expectations of $138 million. Lenovo also makes some management changes.

November 3, 2016

Premium Lock Meet new leaders at Lenovo: Data Center, chief legal officer, CTO

Lenovo early Thursday disclosed three new leaders to its top-level management team: The leader for its Triangle-based data center group, the chief legal officer, and chief technology officer.

Laura Quatela Laura Quatela

November 1, 2016

Premium Lock Analysts expect Lenovo to report big revenue, profit drop

Quarterly Earnings The world's largest PC manufacturer reports quarterly financials on Thursday, and a number of analysts are expecting Lenovo to report big drops in sales as well as profits. However, research firms stay positive about the stock.

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