Lenovo is still smarting from the Superfish media storm, but CTO Peter Hortensius says the firm is working to fix its battered reputation.
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Lenovo has apologised for preloading Superfish adware on its consumer line of laptops that compromised the security of the devices, and released a tool to remove it.
A Lenovo security advisory details the models of notebooks impacted by the Superfish SSL hijacking, while a company statement says that Superfish is used to 'enhance' users' computing experiences.
Enterprise customers are said not to be affected, but millions of consumers and bring-your-own-device users are likely using compromised machines.
The bad news is that Lenovo ever put Superfish on their consumer laptops. The good news is that it's not that hard to get rid of it.
Chinese hardware manufacturer Lenovo has come under fire for allegedly shipping consumer Windows laptops with software that hijacks secure website connections, as well as inserting ads into search results.
Dell is extending its ProSupport Plus effort from data centers to laptops, desktops and tablets.
Chinese hardware maker "reunites" its Asia-Pacific emerging and mature markets business units as part of ongoing corporate reorganization, and possibly a leadup to its new smart devices unit for China.
Revenue at the Chinese hardware manufacturer grew 31 percent compared to Q3 last year as Lenovo bedded in its Motorola and System x purchases.
Dell is continuing to support Linux developers with new Linux-powered laptops.
The notebook also gets a Thunderbolt 2 port, boosts maximum storage to 2TB, and offers an Ubuntu option.
Lenovo will also have to figure out how to differentiate the A6000 from the hugely successful Motorola brand of phones that it also owns.
Lenovo, HP, and Dell are increasing their collective dominance of the PC market, with Apple as the only threat. So how are the three big OEMs coping with sweeping changes in the computing landscape?
Yang Yuanqing, chairman and chief executive of Lenovo, said the acquisition of Motorola Mobility and the ongoing transformation in the global landscape will enable Lenovo to stand out in smartphone business, which leaves an opportunity to challenge Apple and Samsung's dominance.
The Dell XPS laptop line is getting upgrades to all its components in its 2015 models. Versions will be coming out with both Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04.
At the CES in Las Vegas Lenovo unveiled two new smartphones and its entry into the wearable space.
Lenovo intends to continue riding its Yoga line of tablets and laptops, and launched a Yoga Tablet 2 with a strange feature, along with the Yoga 3 and ThinkPad Yoga laptops.
Lenovo formed a joint venture in 2011 with NEC to sell laptops in Japan, and the companies are launching two models to sell outside of Japan.
Lenovo has been all over the CES in Las Vegas, announcing new products right and left. Today brought the launch of two Flex laptops, the Tab 2 tablets starting at $99, and the S41 Ultrabook.
Lenovo unveiled its new ThinkPad line at the CES, including lots of laptops and the innovative ThinkPad Stack accessory system.
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