Posts tagged “Lenovo”

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Updated November 1, 2016

Premium Lock New Lenovo phone 'delivers true augmented reality gaming'

The Phab 2 Pro, Lenovo's first self-branded smartphone in the US, went on sale today, offering augmented reality and 3D capabilities. And two tech news site gives it high marks.

Updated October 31, 2016

Premium Lock Lenovo to launch 'Kung Fu' smartphone Nov. 8

Did you see the Lenovo smartphone ad during the World Series? Lenovo is trying to spark new life in its ailing smartphone business with a new powerful phone nicknamed "Kung Fu" and other new devices.

Updated October 28, 2016

Premium Lock Lenovo unveils first US smartphone; 3D version coming Nov. 1

Lenovo is now selling its first Lenovo-branded smartphone in the U.S. and is preparing to launch the first augmented reality phone on Nov. 1, the company confirms. The new "Phab" devices are part of Lenovo's efforts to turn around its struggling phone business.

October 27, 2016

Premium Lock Fujitsu's talks with Lenovo a sign of bold moves to modernize its portfolio

Fujitsu Analysis: The latest earnings report shows that Fujitsu's revenue remains in decline, as the vendor considers bold moves to modernize its portfolio. Its PC talks with Lenovo are among possible moves the tech giant is considering.

Updated October 27, 2016

Premium Lock Lenovo, Fujitsu confirm talks about 'strategic cooperation' in PCs

Lenovo        Lenovo, the world's top PC manufacturer, could be growing a bit bigger by adding Japan-based Fujitsu's computer business. The talks come as Lenovo faces increasing competition in sales, especially from rival HP which nearly surpassed Lenovo in sales in the third quarter of this year. PC sales continue to shrink globally.

October 24, 2016

Premium Lock Report: Pentagon warns against use of Lenovo gear, citing cybersecurity, China

Lenovo        A recent report from the Pentagon's "intelligence directorate" warns against Defense Department use of Lenovo gear, citing cybersecurity concerns. That's according to a story today in the Washington Free Beacon by author and intelligence expert Bill Gertz. A N.C. Congressman says he is concerned about the report.

October 18, 2016

Premium Lock Lenovo's new Yoga Book debuts to mixed reviews

Lenovo's new Yoga Book, which includes a number of innovations such as flat keyboard and hand-written note taking capability, draws a series of mixed reviews. USA Today calls it "innovative but unsatisfying" while Gizmodo calls it "the future of laptops" - with a caveat.

October 17, 2016

Premium Lock Enthusiasm reigned at Google Pitch Day for black founders event

The crowd had a lot of fun at the very first Google Exchange Pitch Day for Black Founder Entrepreneurs at the American Underground at Main in Durham last Friday. Encouraged to be focal and compete in sections for tee-shirts and other swag, the 250 or so present did so enthusiastically.

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