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(VIDEO) "Addressable TV" Will Bring Brands Back to the Living Room, Lenovo's Milner

Andy Plesser | Posted 01.05.2015 | Media
Andy Plesser

NAPA, CA  -  The advent of addressable TV, a scenario where by advertisers can deliver their messages to a specific household set-top box,  will br...

Women in Business: Gina Qiao, SVP of Global HR and Yolanda Conyers, VP of Global HR Operations and Chief Diversity Officer at Lenovo

Laura Dunn | Posted 12.08.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Gina Qiao and Yolanda Conyers are co-authors of The Lenovo Way: Managing a Diverse Global Company for Optimal Performance, which tells the remarkable ...

The Home Office Worker's Tale

Robin Hardman | Posted 04.06.2014 | Technology
Robin Hardman

I sat down to work a couple weeks ago, ready to tick off the first in a long to-do list. From what I could tell, this was a spectacular crash. An hour of frantic booting and rebooting, phone calls and "system restore," and I had to face the truth: My computer was one with the angels.

Google Is Selling Motorola Unit For $3 Billion

Reuters | Posted 01.29.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - Lenovo Group said on Wednesday it agreed to buy Google Inc's Motorola handset division for $2.91 billion, in what is China's largest-ever ...

J.C. Penney's Overcompensated Ex-CEO Still Sinking Its Stock

Denise Mattson | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business
Denise Mattson

From the Pope to billionaires, people are beginning to reject today's popular CEO compensation formula as unjust. There is no reason other than greed to explain how one human's contribution can be worth more than the contribution of 1,000.

Lenovo Taps TubeMogul for Global Programmatic Efforts

Andy Plesser | Posted 02.04.2014 | Business
Andy Plesser

Computer giant Lenovo has selected  video ad tech provider TubeMogul to manage its global programmatic media operations, the companies announced toda...

The Lenovo Yoga Tablet

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 12.31.2013 | Technology
Robert J. Elisberg

The specs are good, not great. It has 1 GB RAM and 16 GB capacity. It doesn't have the highest resolution, nor is it the most powerful, but the display is very crisp, and the unit is extremely responsive. It comes in both 8" and 10" models.

Lenovo Taps Digitas to Create "Vines" to Tease New Product -- Ashton Kutcher to Launch It

Andy Plesser | Posted 12.24.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

NAPA, CA - -With many young consumers not watching 30 second TV spots, Lenovo is experimenting with the creation of 7-second Vines to build awareness ...

Lenovo Sees Creative Efficiencies In Programmatic Ads

Andy Plesser | Posted 12.16.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

NAPA, CA - Computer maker Lenovo's digital marketing director has given a big endorsement to the emerging practice of automated, algorithmically-contr...

Made in China

David Sable | Posted 11.23.2013 | Media
David Sable

If you think China is all about cheap labor, and that the basis of its power is the sheer number of low-paid people it can throw at a problem -- or that censorship and lack of personal freedom limits Chinese innovation and entrepreneurship -- think again.

Investors Are Happy With The Idea Of A BlackBerry Takeover

Reuters | Euan Rocha | Posted 03.12.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - BlackBerry shares rose 14 percent on Monday, fueled by takeover speculation and news that AT&T Inc will start selling the new BlackBerry Z...

Why Is This Man Getting A BlackBerry 10 Tattoo!?

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.31.2013 | Technology

How psyched were you for the BlackBerry 10 launch?! (crickets) Either way, you'd be hard-pressed to match the enthusiasm of BlackBerry superfan Bri...

Why Onshoring High-tech Manufacturing Jobs Makes Economic Sense

Linda Mayer | Posted 03.26.2013 | Business
Linda Mayer

The shift toward electronics and other high-tech products requires different facilities and skill sets than the U.S. employed in its manufacturing heyday. And as a country we need to portray manufacturing as an attractive, stable career.

Don't Hold Your Breath For A PC Turnaround

Reuters | Posted 03.16.2013 | Technology

LONDON (Reuters) - Holiday season shoppers shunned Windows 8 desktops and notebooks in favor of tablets and smartphones, resulting in a 4.3 percent fa...

PC Makers Did Not Have A Happy Holidays

Reuters | Bill Rigby | Posted 03.13.2013 | Technology

By Bill Rigby LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Holiday-season sales of personal computers fell for the first time in more than five years, accordi...

This Family-Sized Tablet Is As Big As 8 iPads

AP | By PETER SVENSSON | Posted 03.09.2013 | Technology

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dismayed that family members are spread out over the house, each with a separate PC or tablet? Lenovo has something it believes wil...

Twist, But Too Early to Shout about Travel Laptop

Christine Negroni | Posted 02.20.2013 | Technology
Christine Negroni

Well I must have touched a nerve when I wrote in September about the lack of space for working on a laptop when traveling in the cheap seats on most airlines. I was back from Japan and at my desk about one minute when Lenovo offered to let me test drive its new Twist.

No. 1 No More

AP | Posted 12.10.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK — Worldwide shipments of PCs fell sharply in the third quarter, as some consumers spent their electronics dollars on smartphones and ta...

Lenovo X1 Carbon Is Great But It Won't Knock the Air Out of Apple's MacBooks

Larry Magid | Posted 10.10.2012 | Technology
Larry Magid

Until last January, I was happily carrying a Lenovo X300 lightweight notebook PC but decided it was time to get a MacBook Air and, until today, I hadn't looked back.

CEO Donates $3 Million Bonus To Employees

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 07.21.2012 | Business

Chances are about 10,000 workers at Lenovo are smiling a little more today, after the tech company's CEO, Yang Yuanqing, took $3 million of his bonus ...

Four Tech Tales of Doom: Goodbye HP, Dell, Nokia and RIM

Jonathan Littman | Posted 07.31.2012 | Technology
Jonathan Littman

The dynamic shift toward computing in the palm of your hand and storage in the cloud is bleeding four former Goliaths -- from creaky computing stalwarts like HP and Dell to recently pioneering mobile behemoths, Nokia and Rim. All four of these companies desperately need fresh strategies and narratives.

PC Giant Unleashes Smart TVs

Reuters | Yuntao Huang and Lee Chyen Yee | Posted 07.07.2012 | Technology

By Yuntao Huang and Lee Chyen Yee BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - What a difference nearly 50 years makes. Although the exact origins are...

A First: China Overtakes U.S. As Largest PC Market

AP | JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 10.24.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — China has passed an important technological milestone: It became the world's biggest consumer of PCs in the second quarter, acco...

Advertising in China: What's New, What's Not

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 08.02.2011 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Luxury goods are a tool for career advancement in China. In the PRC, the key benefit of shower gel is "an energizing shower experience that helps me start the day with a kick."

Lenovo's ThinkPad X220 is an Excellent Lightweight Laptop

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

While the difference between tablets and laptops will start to blur over time, for the moment at least, there is a big market for little laptops like Lenovo's new ThinkPad X220.