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PC sales continues the decline of five years
PC sales continues the decline of five years
The inevitable decline of personal computer, as it was designed, has been documented in recent years. The so-called post PC era, predicted by ...... 13 Jan 2017 - 18 comments
Motorola confirms 15 phones will get Nougat
Motorola confirms 15 phones will get Nougat
Motorola (now part of Lenovo), has confirmed that 15 of their Android devices will be upgraded to Android 7.0 Nougat at some point. While ...... 05 Oct 2016
Lenovo introduces a $229 1080p Windows 10 tablet
Lenovo introduces a $229 1080p Windows 10 tablet
Lenovo has introduced a new, highly affordable tablet running Windows 10. The MIIX 310 has a 10.1-inch 1080p display and runs on an Intel ...... 22 Feb 2016
Lenovo begins phasing out Motorola brand name, will keep 'Moto' however
Lenovo begins phasing out Motorola brand name, will keep 'Moto' however
Lenovo has confirmed today that the name Motorola will soon be gone from their devices. The Chinese giant purchased Motorola's mobile division ...... 08 Jan 2016
Lenovo, Razer working on new gaming desktop PCs
Lenovo, Razer working on new gaming desktop PCs
Lenovo, the world's biggest PC maker, has partnered up with Razer to build new gaming desktop PCs. The co-branded PCs, to be known as Razer ...... 28 Nov 2015
Lenovo folds its mobile division into Motorola
Lenovo folds its mobile division into Motorola
A year after acquiring Motorola Mobility, Lenovo has folded their own struggling smartphone division into its now more famous brand. Motorola ...... 28 Aug 2015
Lenovo computers once again had massive security vulnerabilities
Lenovo computers once again had massive security vulnerabilities
Three months ago, Lenovo was found to have pre-installed the 'Superfish' malware onto PCs, making the computers highly vulnerable to attacks. ...... 07 May 2015
Lenovo's world's lightest LaVie Z goes on sale
Lenovo's "world's lightest" LaVie Z goes on sale
In January, Lenovo unveiled its super-light LaVie Z laptop. Weighing only 777 grams or 1.7 lbs its more lightweight than the new MacBook. Now ...... 03 May 2015
Lenovo site defaced by Lizard Squad
Lenovo site defaced by Lizard Squad
Earlier today, Lenovo.com got defaced by someone claiming to be the Lizard Squad, an embarrassing take down and more bad PR for the company ...... 26 Feb 2015 - 7 comments
Lenovo already hit by lawsuit over Superfish adware
Lenovo already hit by lawsuit over Superfish adware
Lenovo pre-loaded the adware Superfish on some of its recent consumer PCs, and it will now have to pay the price. Angry consumers have proposed ...... 24 Feb 2015 - 5 comments
Windows Defender fights Superfish vulnerability
Windows Defender fights Superfish vulnerability
Earlier this week it was revealed that Lenovo's consumer grade laptops have a serious security vulnerability via the Superfish software pre-installed ...... 21 Feb 2015 - 2 comments
Lenovo releases a tool to uninstall adware program Superfish
Lenovo releases a tool to uninstall adware program Superfish
Undoubtedly, one of the biggest tech news pieces of the week was the fact that Lenovo pre-installed Superfish, an adware program that could ...... 21 Feb 2015
Motorola headed back to China following acquisition by Lenovo
Motorola headed back to China following acquisition by Lenovo
After a two year absence in the world's most populous nation, Lenovo will be bringing back Motorola smartphones to China. Lenovo acquired ...... 07 Jan 2015
Lenovo recalling 500,000 laptop power cords due to spark, burn risk
Lenovo recalling 500,000 laptop power cords due to spark, burn risk
Lenovo has announced a recall of more than 500,000 power cords sold with IdeaPad products that have been deemed a safety risk. The defective ...... 10 Dec 2014 - 7 comments
Motorola Mobility is now officially part of Lenovo as deal clears
Motorola Mobility is now officially part of Lenovo as deal clears
About 9 months after the company revealed its surprise acquisition of the smartphone and telecommunications equipment maker Motorola Mobility, ...... 31 Oct 2014
Lenovo purchase of IBM servers gets U.S. regulatory approval
Lenovo purchase of IBM servers gets U.S. regulatory approval
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has approved IBM's sale of its x86 server business to Chinese PC and smartphone ...... 17 Aug 2014
Lenovo now shipping more smartphones than PCs
Lenovo now shipping more smartphones than PCs
Lenovo, the world's biggest PC maker, has announced that they now ship more smartphones than PCs, a major milestone for the company. Additionally, ...... 14 Aug 2014 - 1 comment
IBM's server sale to Lenovo still in limbo after six months
IBM's server sale to Lenovo still in limbo after six months
Earlier this year, IBM announced the sale of its computer servers business to Chinese giant Lenovo for $2.3 billion. The deal remains in ...... 28 Jun 2014
Ashton Kutcher designing line of Lenovo smartphones
Ashton Kutcher designing line of Lenovo smartphones
Actor Ashton Kutcher has designed a line of smartphones for Lenovo that will launch later this year. The star of 'Two and a Half Men' was ...... 01 Mar 2014 - 17 comments
Lenovo acquires Motorola Mobility from Google for $2.91 billion
Lenovo acquires Motorola Mobility from Google for $2.91 billion
In easily the biggest tech news of the day, Lenovo has agreed to acquire the Motorola Mobility smartphone business purchased by Google in 2011. ...... 30 Jan 2014 - 8 comments
Lenovo purchases IBM's x86 server business
Lenovo purchases IBM's x86 server business
Chinese giant Lenovo has announced their acquisition of IBM's x86 server hardware division for $2.3 billion. The division includes IBM's ...... 23 Jan 2014 - 1 comment
CES 2014: Lenovo to offer numerous Chromebooks this year
CES 2014: Lenovo to offer numerous Chromebooks this year
Lenovo will expand their Chromebook offerings in the next few months, giving yet another boost to Google's operating system. Jay Parker, ...... 10 Jan 2014
Lenovo unveils 6-inch phablet, other new devices
Lenovo unveils 6-inch phablet, other new devices
Lenovo has unveiled a whole new lineup of smartphones, meant to offer something for every would-be device owner. Starting with the phablet, ...... 03 Jan 2014
Lenovo wanted BlackBerry but Canadian government blocked it
Lenovo wanted BlackBerry but Canadian government blocked it
Lenovo, the world's biggest PC maker, actively tried to bid for BlackBerry, but the Canadian government told them it would not accept a Chinese ...... 08 Nov 2013 - 1 comment
Lenovo also looking into buying parts of BlackBerry
Lenovo also looking into buying parts of BlackBerry
PC giant Lenovo has signed an NDA to examine BlackBerry's books, as it looks to purchase parts of the company. Reuters says any bid for the ...... 19 Oct 2013 - 1 comment
Lenovo brings back Start Menu to Windows 8 before Microsoft does
Lenovo brings back Start Menu to Windows 8 before Microsoft does
Lenovo has signed a deal with developer SweetLabs to bring the company's Pokki app platform to Windows 8 devices. Pokki will be pre-installed ...... 24 Aug 2013
Major spy agencies have banned use of Lenovo PCs due to backdoor vulnerabilites
Major spy agencies have banned use of Lenovo PCs due to backdoor vulnerabilites
According to a new report, UK, U.S., Canadian, New Zealand and Australian spy agencies have all banned using Lenovo PCs due to remote access ...... 28 Jul 2013 - 6 comments
PC giant Lenovo starts manufacturing in U.S.
PC giant Lenovo starts manufacturing in U.S.
Chinese PC giant Lenovo has opened a manufacturing plant in the U.S. Lenovo, which is now the top manufacturer of PCs in the world, beating ...... 17 Jul 2013 - 11 comments
IDC: PC shipments see biggest decline, ever
IDC: PC shipments see biggest decline, ever
IDC has released some shocking figures for the PC industry. According to the research firm, PC shipments fell 14 percent in the Q1, the ...... 10 Apr 2013 - 37 comments
NEC selling phone unit to Lenovo?
NEC selling phone unit to Lenovo?
According to sources, Japan's NEC is in talks to sell their mobile phone unit to China's Lenovo. Additionally, the company is speaking with ...... 30 Mar 2013
Sharp, Lenovo to form TV partnership
Sharp, Lenovo to form TV partnership
Struggling Sharp discussing link-up with Lenovo. Sharp Corp has been bleeding money in the flat-screen TV business for years now, along with ...... 16 Jan 2013
Lenovo has record PC share, revenues
Lenovo has record PC share, revenues
Lenovo has posted another strong quarter, the opposite of the trend of American PC makers such as Dell and HP. During the release, Lenovo ...... 08 Nov 2012 - 2 comments
Lenovo's first Windows 8 tablet to cost $799 with keyboard
Lenovo's first Windows 8 tablet to cost $799 with keyboard
Lenovo's first Windows 8 tablet, the ThinkPad Tablet 2, will sell for $799 with bundled keyboard dock, says the company. The tablet has a ...... 26 Sep 2012 - 5 comments
Lenovo working with Nvidia on Windows RT tablet?
Lenovo working with Nvidia on Windows RT tablet?
According to multiple sources, Lenovo is currently working with Nvidia on developing their first Windows RT tablet. Nvidia will supply the ...... 12 Aug 2012 - 1 comment
Lenovo CEO gives away his bonus check to employees
Lenovo CEO gives away his bonus check to employees
Restoring faith in humanity, Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing has distributed his bonus check to almost 10,000 junior level employees. The company ...... 21 Jul 2012 - 18 comments
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