Fast growing PC maker looking to retain its Chinese market share while expanding in new markets.
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Lenovo's CEO Yuanqing Yang likes Motorola's customisation model and may bring it to other markets.
The new notebook lineup is ruggedized and will start at $349 when it becomes available this spring.
Lenovo's spent more than $5 billion in the past week to become relevant in the low-end server and mobile handset markets. While its surging tablet business is still just a drop in the bucket, this multipronged attack could reap huge benefits in emerging markets.
Google has decided to retain the Motorola group responsible for generating IP.
Now that Moto X is more like Moto Ex, Google sheds a lot of future profit headaches. Google's overall return on its $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility is debatable, but the search giant looks like it hit eject just in time.
For Google, buying Motorola was always about assuming a defensive patent position. The smartphones were just a throw-in.
Lenovo's smartphone strategy has revolved around emerging markets, but that changed in a hurry after the acquisition of Google's Motorola Mobility handset business.
A week after it confirms plans to buy IBM's low-end server business, the Chinese hardware manufacturer says it's restructuring the company into four groups to diversify its portfolio.
Lenovo has agreed to acquire IBM's low-end server business for $2.3bn in a move that will see 7,500 Big Blue staff move to the Chinese company.
With the Chinese players serious about invading the Indian smartphone turf and local companies like Micromax well entrenched, the country is going to see an all-out contest for the consumer.
If you want a PC running Windows 7, where do you look? Skip your local office superstore or big-box retailer and go where the business buyers go. In those channels, you'll find that Windows 7 never went away. In fact, it's not just alive, it's thriving.
Those IBM-Lenovo server talks are on again. Can these two agree on a price this time around?
The region marks its first annual double digit drop, dragged down by economic sluggishness in big emerging Asian markets, according to the research firm. Even top vendor Lenovo could not escape a slump in China.
IDC's worldwide PC shipment numbers are in and the best you can say about them is that they weren't as bad as they could have been.
Chinese smartphone maker believes it should first beef up its brand awareness in Latin America and Brazil, before making its way to the U.S. market in the next two to three years.