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  1. News - China - DEFENCE

    Australia's military denies Lenovo ban

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 12:00am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... Olivia Rosenman olivia.rosenman@scmp.com Australia's military denies Lenovo ban The Australian Department of Defence denies it has banned all Lenovo computer equipment from secret ... hours later on their website: "This reporting is factually incorrect. There is no Department of Defence ban on the Lenovo Company or their computer products; either for classified ...

  2. News - China

    IBM sacks staff on strike against severance following Lenovo deal

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 04:58am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com US company fires staff striking over terms offered following deal with Chinese PC giant IBM sacks Lenovo protest workers Nineteen workers at an IBM factory ... the server-making unit of IBM, had been on strike since March 3 after the management announced the terms of their transfer to Chinese computer maker Lenovo. The 19 workers were fired on Monday ...

  3. News - China

    In China, Microsoft losing out increasingly to free software and piracy

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 05:05am by Reuters

    ... is difficult". Margins on PCs for a company like Lenovo are "near single digits," says Bryan Wang, an analyst at Forrester Research. The result is that up to 60 per cent of PCs shipped ... in 2004, according to the BSA. Lenovo said it reached an agreement with Microsoft in June of this year to ensure that Lenovo PCs sold in China would come pre-installed with a genuine Windows ...

  4. News - China Insider - SMARTPHONES

    Xiaomi wants to sell 100 million phones in 2015, tall task to equal Lenovo

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 07:27pm by Paul Bischoff

    ... quarter of this year.  This projection puts Xiaomi on pace with fellow Chinese smartphone maker Lenovo, which also  recently announced a similar goal of selling 100 million in 2015. Both Xiaomi and Lenovo are gradually pushing their phones out to an international audience, but Lenovo sold more than twice as many phones as Xiaomi last year, according to IDC estimates. Nevertheless, Lei has ...

  5. News - China Insider - REFORM

    Lenovo's founder Liu Chuanzhi 'talks politics' again

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 10:40am by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li chunxiao.li@scmp.com The head of the world's No 2 computer maker admits China's political environment has 'changed significantly' Liu Chuanzhi, the founder of Lenovo and chairman of Legend Holdings, left China's business leaders divided last year by cautioning his peers "to stay out of politics and talk only business." Yet on Tuesday, ...

  6. News - China

    China's business leaders divided over Liu Chuanzhi's 'don't talk politics' advice

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:32pm by Amy Li, WU NAN

    ... to China’s business leaders by Lenovo’s founder Liu Chuanzhi. In a private gathering, the leader of the world’s second largest computer maker cautioned his peers of the elite Zhisland online club ...

  7. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple, Google call truce in smartphone patent war

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:04am by Bloomberg

    ... to Lenovo for US$2.91 billion after buying it for more than US$12 billion in 2012. As part of the deal, Google is keeping the majority of Motorola's patents. "It's largely ...

  8. News - China

    Nine out of 10 Americans can't name a single Chinese brand, says survey

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 10:45am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Computer giant Lenovo was the best-known Chinese brand in the US, but with only 2.5 per cent of respondents able to name it. The vast majority- some 94 per cent- of Americans cannot name a single Chinese brand, according to an online survey conducted by a New York-based consultancy. Lenovo, the world's second-biggest maker of personal computers, turned out ...

  9. News - World

    Google's build-your-own smartphone could be available by January 2015

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 09:30pm by GDN

    ... Technology and Projects group, which was retained while other parts of Motorola's business were sold off to Lenovo and others. The ambitious project could revolutionise the way smartphones ...

  10. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Strikes portend a summer of discontent in Pearl River Delta, world's factory

    Posted May 10th 2014, 04:13am by He Huifeng

    ... management announced the terms of employee transfers to Chinese PC maker Lenovo after it acquired the IBM unit. A week later, 19 workers were fired for violating company rules, according to ISTC ...




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