Posts tagged “PC industry”

8:01 a.m. Monday

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.

A Lenovo Yoga Book  A Lenovo Yoga Book

6:17 a.m. Monday

WTW week in review: 51 headlines not to be missed, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire over this past week, part two.

6:05 a.m. Monday

WTW week in review: 51 headlines not to be missed, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part one.

Updated January 11

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?

Yang Yuanqing Yang Yuanqing

January 9

WTW week in review: Headlines not to be missed, part 2

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire over this past week, part two.

January 9

WTW week in review: Headlines not to be missed, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part one.

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.

Updated January 4

Premium Lock Report: Hyperconverged platforms face emerging challenges

Customers are increasingly turning from legacy data center technologies to hyperconverged platforms to shift IT from a cost center to an enabler of business productivity, according to Technology Business Research Inc.'s (TBR) most recent Hyperconverged Platforms Customer Research report. However, some challenges are emerging.

Updated January 4

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

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 January 3

Post-holiday recap: Headlines not to be missed: WTW's week in review Dec. 19-25, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Dec. 19-25, part one.

Updated January 3

Holiday recap: WTW headlines not to be missed, part 2

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Dec. 19-25, part two.

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.

December 19, 2016

Premium Lock Dell EMC threaten HPE, Cisco in cloud sales as Cisco drops its AWS rival

As Cisco confirms its exit from providing its "Intercloud" cloud services, new data shows that the networking giant along with HPE face increasing competitive pressure from the recently merged Dell EMC.

Tracking cloud infrastructure sales Tracking cloud infrastructure sales

Updated December 19, 2016

Premium Lock Execution, not holiday miracle, propels Oracle Cloud over $1B mark

Analysis: Why is Oracle's cloud business growing? It's not hype. It's not a miracle. It's data execution, writes Technology Business Research Analyst Meaghan McGrath. Oracle has a growing footprint in the Triangle.

December 19, 2016

Premium Lock 43 headlines not to be missed: WTW's week in review Dec. 12-18, part 1

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part one.

December 19, 2016

Premium Lock 57 headlines not to be missed: WTW's week in review Dec. 5-11, part 1

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Dec. 5-11, part one.

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