Lenovo Group Ltd


  • Apple looks to rev up fading tablet growth Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    SEATTLE, Oct 15- Apple Inc is expected to unveil thinner and more powerful iPads on Thursday ahead of the holiday season but may struggle to arouse passion for tablets among consumers already over-supplied with hand-held, touch-screen devices. Tablet sales for Apple, which defined the category with the iPad just four years ago, have fallen for two straight...

  • SHANGHAI, Oct 13- China and Hong Kong shares dropped on Monday, taking their cues from weakness in global markets as concerns mount over the health of major economies. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong fell 1 percent. "Investors are not too bullish or bearish at this moment," said Alex Wong, a director at Ample Finance Group in Hong...

  • PC shipments dip 1.7 pct, less than expected Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 4:20 PM ET

    SEATTLE, Oct 8- Personal computer shipments fell 1.7 percent in the July to September period from a year ago, tech research firm IDC said on Wednesday, marking the 10th straight quarter of declines but beating IDC's forecast of a 4.1 percent drop. Gartner, a rival research firm, put the decline at 0.5 percent. U.S. and European shipments increased, boosted by...

  • PC market still ailing despite gains in US, Europe Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 4:02 PM ET

    The contrasts emerged in two separate reports released Wednesday by research firms International Data Corp. and Gartner Inc.. Gartner pegged the worldwide sales at 79.4 million units, a decrease of less than 1 percent. "Consumers' attention is slowly going back to PC purchases," Gartner analyst Mikako Kitagawa said.

  • SEOUL, Oct 7- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is heading for its first annual earnings drop since 2011 after it revealed its July-September profit would be the lowest in more than three years and said short-term prospects for smartphones were uncertain. The world's smartphone leader has seen its global market share decline in annual terms for the past two quarters,...

  • HP faces uphill battle with newly minted PC unit Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 7:52 PM ET

    SEATTLE/ SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 6- Hewlett-Packard Co's Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman appeared to be banking on growth markets like 3 D printing and a trickle back in PC sales when she announced on Monday a spin-off for the company's computer and printing business. Yet some questioned the move, expressing doubt over whether the newly christened " HP Inc" can...

  • *Samsung Electronics to build chip plant in Pyeongtaek. SEOUL, Oct 6- South Korean IT giant Samsung Electronics plans to spend $14.7 billion on a new chip facility- its biggest investment in a single plant- leaning on its semiconductor business to bolster profits as its smartphone dominance wanes. But with the higher demand for mobile devices come increased...

  • Oct 6- Hewlett-Packard Co said it would split into two listed companies, separating its computer and printer businesses from its faster-growing corporate hardware and services operations. "Shareholders will now be able to invest in the respective asset groups without the fear of cross-subsidies and inefficiencies that invariably plague large business...

  • Oct 5- Silicon Valley stalwart Hewlett-Packard Co, which has struggled to adapt to the new era of mobile and online computing, plans to split into two companies as it looks to put more focus on the faster-growing corporate services market, according to a Wall Street Journal report on Sunday. Founded by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard in a Palo Alto, California garage...

  • Michael Dell on the state of PCs and going private Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 5:59 PM ET
    Michael Dell

    A year after his company went private, Michael Dell talked about the PC business, whether he'll take Dell public again, and cloud startup valuations.

  • Hot new devices from IFA 2014 gadget show Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 7:58 AM ET

    CNBC highlights the major products that are drawing the crowds at this year's IFA event.

  • Microsoft targets budget consumers with new phones Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 10:27 AM ET
    Nokia Lumia 830

    Microsoft unveiled its Windows Phone 8.1-based Lumia 730 and Lumia 830 that aim to give budget consumers high-end camera features. Re/code reports.

  • Why the iPhone 6 will be bigger than people think Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:42 AM ET
    A customer looks at a display for the Apple iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s in Paris, July 3, 2014.

    At a coming-out party on Sept. 9, the tech world expects Apple to show off a device with a 4.7-inch screen, and possibly one with a 5.5-inch screen.

  • China targets Microsoft over browser, media player Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 10:48 AM ET
    A cleaner walks past a Microsoft sign outside a Microsoft office building in Beijing, China.

    A Chinese antitrust probe into Microsoft's Windows web browser and media player is the latest of several government complaints against the firm.

  • Mozilla taps India market with $33 smartphone Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 7:23 AM ET

    Mozilla has launched its first smartphone in India running its Firefox operating system (OS) for 1,999 rupees ($33).

  • Lenovo eyes smartphone domination with Motorola Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 8:24 AM ET

    Lenovo is preparing an "aggressive" smartphone push into emerging countries as it looks to extend its influence.

  • Most Asian bourses traded higher on Thursday following a firmer finish on Wall Street overnight.

  • Lenovo Q1 net profit climbs 23% Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 1:56 AM ET
    President of Lenovo shows the new Lenovo smartphone at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show

    Lenovo said net income jumped 23 percent in the first quarter as it consolidated its position in the PC market while boosting smartphone shipments.

  • What's behind Lenovo's 23% rise in Q1 profits     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 12:34 AM ET

    Nicolas Baratte, Head of Technology Research at CLSA, says the Chinese PC maker benefited from impressive gains in market share and a recovery in the enterprise market.

  • Strategic M&A lifted Lenovo Q1 results: SocGen     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 8:47 PM ET

    Strategic merger and acquisitions made over the past years contributed to Lenovo's top-line in the first fiscal quarter, says Jean-Louis Lafayeedney, Technology Analyst at Societe Generale Ji Asia.