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  • After Lenovo, Gionee cautions customers against buying from online stores June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: After Lenovo, Chinese handset maker Gionee has cautioned its customers against purchasing devices from e-commerce platforms and online shopping sites. The smartphone maker also said these online firms are not their authorised resellers. "One, these e-commerce sites are discounting prices below what other retail stores would sell at....
  • Lenovo hires ex-Nokia and Huawei executive Colin Giles as VP of mobile May 24, 2014

    Beijing: Lenovo Group Ltd, the world's biggest maker of personal computers, has hired former Nokia and Huawei Technologies Co Ltd executive Colin Giles as vice president of its Mobile Business Group, the firm said on Thursday. "Colin Giles will be taking on the role to drive global smartphone sales and business...
  • Motorola Moto E images, specs leaked ahead of official launch May 10, 2014

    New Delhi: It was early this week when the yet-to-be-announced Moto E smartphone was found listed on Zauba, an Indian website that keeps a track of goods imported to India, suggesting that the phone would be priced around Rs 8,500. And now, the phone has been revealed in leaked images....
  • Windows now has more reasons to be afraid of the Chromebook May 7, 2014

    San Francisco: Another wave of laptop computers running on Google's Chrome operating system will be hitting stores this summer in the latest challenge to Microsoft's dominant Windows franchise. The latest line of Chromebooks unveiled Tuesday run on a new generation of faster Intel microprocessors that don't devour as much battery power....
  • Lenovo S860 smartphone with 5.3-inch display, 8MP camera, 4000mAh battery launched in India at Rs 21,500 April 28, 2014

    Bangalore: Chinese tech giant Lenovo today launched in India its high-end S-series smartphone 'S860', priced at Rs 21,500. The S860 combines sleek design elements with quad-core performance and features such as longer battery life for an overall impressive mobile user experience, Lenovo said in a release. ...
  • Microsoft partners with Lenovo, Tencent to offer XP tech support in China April 10, 2014

    Beijing: Microsoft Corp has partnered Lenovo Group Ltd and Tencent Holdings Ltd to provide software security services for Windows XP users in China, after the US tech firm stopped updating the operating system. Microsoft wants users to move to later, more secure versions of Windows and so stopped servicing the 13-year-old...
  • Motorola Mobility names Rick Osterloh as COO ahead of Lenovo buy April 10, 2014

    Bangalore: Motorola Mobility has named Rick Osterloh as its chief operating officer, reporting to the Motorola Operating Board at Google Inc until its acquisition by Lenovo Group Ltd is completed. The appointment was made public on Wednesday on Motorola's official blog by Jonathan Rosenberg, who will continue in his role as...
  • MWC 2014: Countdown to the Samsung 'Galaxy S5' launch begins February 24, 2014

    Barcelona: Sony unveiled a new waterproof phone that can take ultra-high-definition video. Nokia introduced three Android smartphones aimed at emerging markets. And Lenovo announced one with an all-glass exterior. Yet most of the attention will be on Samsung, is expected to announce a successor to its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone at...
  • Flipkart, Snapdeal not our authorised resellers, says Lenovo February 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese smartphone and PC maker Lenovo has issued an advisory cautioning consumers when buying its products from e-commerce companies like Snapdeal, Flipkart and Amazon.in as they are not its authorised resellers. "What we have noticed in the past few months is that some of these sites, and largely due...
  • Sony, Lenovo in talks on possible PC business alliance: Report February 1, 2014

    Tokyo: Japan's Sony Corp and Chinese technology company Lenovo Group are in talks about a possible joint venture to take over Sony's loss-making Vaio PC business overseas, Japanese broadcaster NHK reported on Saturday. The Japanese electronics and media giant called the report inaccurate while acknowledging that it was looking at various...
  • With Motorola under its belt, Lenovo steps into ring against Samsung and Apple January 31, 2014

    Beijing: Lenovo Group, the Chinese technology company that earns about 80 per cent of its revenue from personal computers, is betting it can also be a challenger to Samsung Electronics and Apple in the smartphone market. On Wednesday, Lenovo said it would buy Google's Motorola Mobility handset unit for $2.91 billion...
  • How Google's expensive Motorola mistake could be Lenovo's boon January 30, 2014

    San Francisco: An expensive mistake by Google could turn into a golden opportunity for China's Lenovo Group as it expands beyond its success in the personal computer industry. Google is ridding itself of a financial headache by selling Motorola Mobility's smartphone business to Lenovo for $2.9 billion. The deal announced late...
  • Google to sell Motorola to Lenovo for $2.9 billion January 30, 2014

    San Francisco: Google is selling Motorola's smartphone business to Lenovo for $2.9 billion, a price that leaves little doubt that Google's biggest acquisition turned out to be an expensive mistake. The deal announced Wednesday will rid Google of a financial headache that has plagued the Internet company since buying Motorola Mobility...
  • Global smartphone shipments top one billion for first time in 2013: Report January 28, 2014

    Beijing: Global smartphone shipments topped 1 billion units for first time in 2013, climbing 38.4 per cent from the previous year to 1.004 billion units, research firm IDC said. Smartphones made up 55.1 per cent of all mobile phone shipments last year from just over two-fifths in 2012, IDC said. Samsung Electronics...
  • Lenovo buys part of IBM server business for $2.3 billion January 23, 2014

    Beijing: China's Lenovo Group is buying part of IBM's server business for $2.3 billion, adding to a product line-up dominated by personal computers and smartphones. Lenovo said Thursday it expects to offer jobs to 7,500 IBM employees in locations around the world as part of its acquisition of IBM's x86 server...
  • Fujitsu looking to buy IBM's server business: Report January 23, 2014

    Bangalore: Japan's Fujitsu Ltd is considering buying International Business Machines Corp's low-end server business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. Fujitsu and IBM could not be reached for comment. Recent reports have identified Lenovo Group Ltd and Dell Inc as potential buyers of the x86...
  • Lenovo restarts talks to buy IBM server unit: Source January 21, 2014

    New York: China's Lenovo Group Ltd has resumed talks to buy International Business Machines Corp's (IBM) low-end server unit, a source familiar with the matter said - a purchase that would bolster its efforts to diversify beyond a shrinking PC market. The two companies failed to reach a deal last year...
  • Lenovo launches Android-based dual-mode notebook IdeaPad A10 in India at Rs 19,990 January 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Lenovo has announced the launch of the IdeaPad A10, its first Android-based dual-mode notebook. Priced at Rs 19,990, the A10 comes with 10-point multitouch and flips 300 degrees. The A10 weighs approximately 1 kg, and features a 10.1-inch display. The device enables users to instantly switch between two...