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  1. Olympics weighs on mainland PC sales

    Posted Jul 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Lenovo faces pressure Sales of personal computers on the mainland may slow in the third quarter this year as the country feels the impact of global economic pressures and attention is distracted by activities surrounding the Beijing Olympic Games, according to analysts. That could mean bad news for Lenovo Group, the world's fourth-largest personal computer ...

  2. Lenovo mainland sales may perk up after Games

    Posted Aug 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Buoyed by its aggressive Olympics-related global marketing programme, Lenovo Group could see a modest pick-up in demand in an otherwise tough market for personal computers on the mainland over the next few months, according to analysts. The world's fourth-largest personal computer supplier is likely to see sales start perking up in its prime mainland market in the next ...

  3. Lenovo PC sales grow on strong Europe demand

    Posted Jul 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Strong demand in Europe, the Middle East and Africa helped offset a slowdown in the Asia-Pacific and boost Lenovo Group's personal computer shipments in the second quarter, according to two leading research firms. The world's fourth-largest personal computer supplier posted 14 per cent year-on-year growth in the quarter to June- from 21 per cent in the previous ...

  4. Lenovo earnings leap 65pc amid slowing mainland demand

    Posted Aug 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... net profit growth amid slower demand in its core mainland market and economic difficulties in the United States. The world's fourth-largest personal computer supplier yesterday posted ... Total sales rose 10.5 per cent to US$4.21 billion from US$3.81 billion a year ago. 'Despite a softening global economy, we delivered solid gains in worldwide sales, personal computer ...

  5. Tornado chasers select ThinkPads

    Posted May 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The world's fourth-largest supplier of personal computers, in partnership with the United States-based non-profit Center for Severe Weather Research, has deployed more than 50 ThinkPad laptops to help ... at their disposal to help them get close to the eye of a storm. 'To pull off a project of this scale, we need rugged and reliable personal computer technology to collect, house and analyse every bit ...

  6. Lenovo hopes to ride out global downturn

    Posted Jan 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... personal computer supplier also saw competition intensify from global rivals Hewlett-Packard, Dell and Acer as a deepening economic crisis slowed total industry sales. Lenovo capped the year ... there will be more pressure for Mr Yang and chief executive William Amelio to effectively execute that plan and steady the shaky ship. Worldwide personal computer shipments this year are forecast to rise 3.8 ...

  7. Electronic goods in China face price rise

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... such as the NAND flash memory used in devices like smartphones and digital cameras, and dynamic random access memory (DRAM) used in personal computers. Also impacted are the parts and materials used ... the world's fourth-largest supplier of personal computers and the leading domestic brand of mobile-phone makers, said it was also studying the component supply situation. ...

  8. Lenovo shares gain on hopes for demand boost

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... increase in net profit to US$110 million in the quarter to June, based on 10.5 per cent year-on-year growth in sales to US$4.213 billion. The world's fourth-largest personal computer supplier ... Bien Perez Lenovo Group may have settled into a fresh Olympic groove, as the computer maker's shares showed healthy gains in local trading amid news of its solid fiscal first-quarter ...

  9. Under siege

    Posted Jun 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... personal computers. Criminal organisations are collaborating with spammers and virus writers to create and control botnets to launch spam and phishing and other malicious programs for profit. ... proliferation of home broadband users, many of whom have unprotected personal computers, are helping trigger the growth of spam.' He adds that Hong Kong's role as an international trade hub ...

  10. letters

    Posted Feb 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... hackers and is not willing to bow to government censors. Beijing's attempts to curb online freedom are nothing new. Last year, it abandoned plans to force all new personal computers sold ...




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