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What Disk-Drive Shortage? PC Shipments Up 2% In 1Q, Gartner Says

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Global shipments of personal computers rose in the first quarter, despite expected impacts from a disk-drive shortage and a lack of new chips and software to stimulate demand. European Pressphoto Agency Hewlett-Packard remains the top PC maker by volume. Industry researcher Gartner Inc. said shipments of PCs rose 1.9% from...
What Disk-Drive Shortage? PC Shipments Up 2% In 1Q, Gartner Says

China Considers Un-Banning Videogame Consoles, And Now Sony And Nintendo Are On A Tear

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China is considering lifting a decade-long ban on video game consoles, the official China Daily newspaper reported on Monday, sending shares of major hardware makers such as Sony Corp and Nintendo Co Ltd surging. In November, Sony's PlayStation 3 received a quality certification from a Chinese safety standards body, prompting...
China Considers Un-Banning Videogame Consoles, And Now Sony And Nintendo Are On A Tear

China's Lenovo Plans Gradual U.S. Push

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Lenovo Group Ltd. has only just started in the U.S. The Chinese computer maker, which is known for its ThinkPad personal computers, is working its way toward the American consumer market with what it says is a thoughtful, if slow, approach that will culminate in the company’s first high-end PCs...
China's Lenovo Plans Gradual U.S. Push

The PC May Be Dying, But That Didn't Stop Lenovo From Posting A Huge Quarter

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Lenovo Group Ltd's bold acquisitions in its flagship PC business, a foray into mobile gadgets, and a relatively light debt load are setting it apart from PC rivals as industry shipments take their steepest fall in decades. Lenovo, a sliver away from unseating Hewlett-Packard Co as the world's top PC...
The PC May Be Dying, But That Didn't Stop Lenovo From Posting A Huge Quarter

Does Lenovo Really Need Smartphones?

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Chinese personal-computer giant Lenovo Group Ltd. says its unprofitable smartphone business will become an engine for its growth. But some analysts think the company should concentrate on its PC business, instead of getting distracted by smartphones....
Does Lenovo Really Need Smartphones?

Lenovo Net Jumps on Big Shipments

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Chinese computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd. said Thursday first-quarter net profit rose 30 percent from a year earlier due to strong growth in personal-computer shipments in emerging markets. Net profit for the three months ended June 30 rose to $141.4 million, or $1.33 a share, from $108.8 million, or $1.08...
Lenovo Net Jumps on Big Shipments

Lenovo Plans U.S. Computer Plant

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Lenovo Group Ltd. of China said it will start manufacturing personal computers in North Carolina next year....
Lenovo Plans U.S. Computer Plant

Made in the U.S.A. by Apple and Lenovo

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Apple Inc. isn't the only company planning to produce some of its personal computers in the U.S. China's Lenovo Group Ltd. will also start manufacturing some PCs in North Carolina next year....
Made in the U.S.A. by Apple and Lenovo

Lenovo Reaches Beyond PCs

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Personal-computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd. said Monday that it plans to spend about $800 million on a new base to house the development, production and sale of mobile products as the Chinese company tries to expand beyond its core PC business. Lenovo, the world’s second-largest PC maker, said in a...
Lenovo Reaches Beyond PCs

Chinese Tech Titans Eye Brazil

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Big Chinese consumer-technology companies are dominant at home, but they have struggled overseas. Now, in an attempt to change that, they are charging into Brazil and other emerging markets. The Chinese like emerging markets because, for a change, they don’t have to start way behind established American companies. By moving...
Chinese Tech Titans Eye Brazil

Palm is For Sale

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Palm, the smartphone pioneer, is on the block. The company, which in recent years has been eclipsed by the iPhone (and to some extent by Google’s Android OS), failed to make much of a comeback with its most recent Pre and Pixi phones.Now Bloomberg reports the inevitable: Goldman Sachs...
Palm is For Sale

As Rivals Outsource, Lenovo Keeps Production In-House

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In a modest factory on the outskirts of China’s capital, electronics maker Lenovo Group Ltd. displays its unusual approach toward capturing the top spot in the global computer market. The factory, which assembles desktop computers and servers, resembles thousands of others across China. Robotic arms are in constant motion, moving...
As Rivals Outsource, Lenovo Keeps Production In-House

For Lenovo, Global PC Crown Is No Longer Enough

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Lenovo Group Ltd. has been crowned the world's largest PC maker by shipments for the first time according to one research data, but the Chinese company isn't celebrating just yet....
For Lenovo, Global PC Crown Is No Longer Enough

Lenovo Profit Rises in Third Quarter

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Chinese personal-computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd. said Wednesday its fiscal third-quarter net profit rose 33.5 percent, on continued sales growth. For the quarter ended in December, Lenovo’s profit rose to $204.87 million from $153.46 million a year earlier, beating the forecast of $178.38 million by 11 analysts polled by Thomson...
Lenovo Profit Rises in Third Quarter

CHINA WINS AGAIN: Hewlett Packard Is No Longer The World's Top PC Maker (HP)

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(Updates with Lenovo CEO comment in ninth paragraph.) Oct. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Hewlett-Packard Co.'s six-year reign as the world's top personal-computer maker was ended by China's Lenovo Group Ltd., highlighting the challenges facing Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman as she strives to revive growth at the 73-year-old U.S. technology company....
CHINA WINS AGAIN: Hewlett Packard Is No Longer The World's Top PC Maker (HP)
Apple's Pledge To Build Macs In U.S. Seen Adding Just 200 Jobs (AAPL)

Lenovo's Profit Rises on PC Sales

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Chinese personal-computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd. said Thursday its net profit for the three months through September rose 13 percent from a year earlier, as sales remained strong despite a slump in the overall PC industry. Lenovo said its net profit for its fiscal second quarter rose to $162.1 million...
Lenovo's Profit Rises on PC Sales

Lenovo Plans Push in Servers and Storage, CEO Says

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Lenovo Group Ltd. is setting its sights on new business areas such as servers and the market for smartphones in the developed world, its chief executive said, even as it sticks by a vision of promise in the troubled personal-computer industry. In an interview on Thursday, Lenovo Chief Executive Yang...
Lenovo Plans Push in Servers and Storage, CEO Says

Lenovo Seeks Partner for Smartphones

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Lenovo Group Ltd. is in preliminary talks with “multiple parties” about a possible joint venture in smartphones, the computer maker’s Asia-Pacific president said Tuesday. “We are in talks with many people. The reason why we are very active is that this industry is moving fast,” Milko van Duijl said in...
Lenovo Seeks Partner for Smartphones

Here's One Way Apple Is Trying To Get More People In China Buying iPhones (AAPL)

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Jan. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. introduced installment payment plans for buyers of iPhones and MacBook laptops in China as it struggles to compete with low-cost devices in the world's largest computer and mobile-phone market. Payments on purchases costing from 300 yuan ($48) to 30,000 yuan made via the company's...
Here's One Way Apple Is Trying To Get More People In China Buying iPhones (AAPL)

Jerry Yang Joins Lenovo Board as "Observer"

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Jerry Yang, who co-founded Yahoo Inc. and resigned last year from the Internet company’s board, has landed a plum position with Chinese computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd. making nearly $200,000 in equity and cash. Lenovo said Wednesday that Mr. Yang would be an “observer” of the company’s board, but...
Jerry Yang Joins Lenovo Board as "Observer"

IBM in Talks to Sell Part of Its Server Business

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International Business Machines Corp. is in advanced discussions with Lenovo Group Ltd. to sell part its computer server business, said people familiar with the matter. At issue is IBM’s business selling so-called x86 servers, the low-price workhorses of many corporate and cloud-based data centers. An exact sale price isn’t known,...
IBM in Talks to Sell Part of Its Server Business

Here's Why Microsoft Is Being Suspiciously Quiet About Tablet Sales (AAPL, MSFT, INTC)

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Dec. 4 (Bloomberg) -- A push by Microsoft Corp. and Intel Corp. to combat Apple Inc.'s iPad in the $63.2 billion tablet market is getting off to a slow start. Of more than a dozen tablets Microsoft and Intel touted for the new version of Windows, only five can be...
Here's Why Microsoft Is Being Suspiciously Quiet About Tablet Sales (AAPL, MSFT, INTC)

The World's Second Biggest PC-Maker Is Raising Monster Piles Of Cash To Take On The Smartphone Market

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SINGAPORE/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's Lenovo Group Ltd, the world's No.2 PC maker, is in detailed discussions on a smartphone venture with NEC Corp, a Japanese partner in PCs whose mobile business is faltering, as it eyes partnerships and acquisitions to expand in high-growth markets. Lenovo has been aggressively forging deals over the past eight years to gain...
The World's Second Biggest PC-Maker Is Raising Monster Piles Of Cash To Take On The Smartphone Market

Lenovo's Quarterly Net Climbs 59 Percent

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Lenovo Group Ltd. bucked the tough times in the personal-computer business with a 59 percent rise in fiscal fourth-quarter net profit, and the company said it expects profitability to improve as it increases its efforts in consumer gadgets such as smartphones. The world’s No. 2 PC maker by shipments after...
Lenovo's Quarterly Net Climbs 59 Percent

Cost Controls Help Lenovo Profit

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Chinese personal-computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd. said profit in its latest quarter rose 90 percent from a year earlier because of cost controls, stronger pricing and robust shipments. Lenovo’s solid results stand out in the global PC industry, which is struggling with weak demand as more consumers turn to tablet...
Cost Controls Help Lenovo Profit

Lenovo Passes Apple For Second Place In China Smartphone Market

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Aug. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Lenovo Group Ltd. overtook Apple Inc. during the second quarter for second place in smartphone sales in China, the world's largest handset market. Lenovo vaulted from seventh place in the first quarter to claim 11 percent of China's smartphone sales in the three months ended June...
Lenovo Passes Apple For Second Place In China Smartphone Market

Lenovo to Set Up PC Plant in U.S.

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Chinese computer-maker Lenovo Group Ltd. will start manufacturing PCs in North Carolina next year. Company executives said the effort, starting with only a few million dollars and just over 100 workers, will be the beginning of something bigger, rather than a one-time made-in-America publicity effort. The world’s No. 2 personal-computer...
Lenovo to Set Up PC Plant in U.S.

Palm puts itself up for sale

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Filed under: AppleWell, after the abysmal Pre sales, who didn't see this coming? Palm has put itself up for sale. Bloomberg reports that, at this point, Taiwan's HTC Corp. and China's Lenovo Group Ltd. have expressed interest in the company and may make offers. However, the most likely buyer of...
Palm puts itself up for sale

Meanwhile, Apple's Share Of The World's Largest Market Is Cratering (AAPL)

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HONG KONG (Reuters) - Apple Inc's rank in China's smartphone market, which is set to become the world's largest this year, fell to No.6 in the third quarter as it faced tough competition from Chinese brands, research firm IDC said on Thursday. IDC's announcement comes a day after Apple's shares...
Meanwhile, Apple's Share Of The World's Largest Market Is Cratering (AAPL)
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