Lenovo Group Ltd


  • Dominant: Apple has 90% of smartphone profits Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 11:01 AM ET
    A customer counts cash to pay for two iPhone 6 smartphones during the sales launch at an Apple store in New York.

    Apple's increasing market share of the smartphone market has been well-publicized. But its profitability now has some perspective.

  • Feb 4- Motorola Solutions Inc, a maker of walkie-talkies and radio systems, reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and forecast a smaller-than-expected fall in sales in the current quarter, helped by increasing demand in North America. Motorola Solutions forecast a 2-4 percent fall in sales for the first quarter of 2015 compared with a year...

  • The Australian Securities Exchange with boards displaying stock movements in downtown Sydney

    Asian stocks traded mixed on Tuesday, as a rebound in crude oil prices brought mixed blessings, while speculation that the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will cut rates today continued to buoy Australian equities.

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 3- China stocks rebounded on Tuesday after five straight days of losses, helped by energy and financials, after sentiment took a hit from worries over margin trading curbs and new listings. "The market is weak as blue chips recover from yesterday's losses," said Du Changchun, an analyst at Northeast Securities in Shanghai. But China's Minsheng Bank was...

  • Lenovo's big challenge ahead  Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 10:46 PM ET

    After better-than-expected third-quarter revenue, Lenovo's decision to re-launch Motorola into China will be its biggest challenge ahead, says Jean-Louis Lafayeedney, Technology Analyst at SG-Ji.

  • Here's why Lenovo had an 'impressive' Q3  Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 8:47 PM ET

    Alex Ng, Equity Research, Vice President - China Technology at China Merchants Securities, says Lenovo's revenue growth outpaced ballooning expenses related to the acquisition of U.S. brand Motorola.

  • China's new tech rules play to local firms' strengths Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 11:59 PM ET

    BEIJING/ SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 30- Draft Chinese government regulation would force technology vendors to meet stringent security tests before they can sell to China's banks, an acceleration of efforts to curb the country's reliance on foreign technology that has drawn a sharp response from U.S. business groups. Western companies say the rules have not yet been...

  • Apple is killing it on Samsung’s home turf Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 8:13 PM ET
    The Apple flagship store on 5th Avenue in New York.

    Apple is threatening Samsung’s dominance on its home turf, as the iPhone maker wins over South Korean consumers with its large-screen smartphones.

  • Hold the R.I.P. PCs are not dead: Michael Dell Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 9:41 AM ET
    Michael Dell, chairman and CEO of Dell at 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    Michael Dell and Lenovo's Gerry Smith say the personal computer market should not be written off.

  • PCs... back from the dead?  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 6:31 AM ET

    Gerry Smith, Lenovo Americas president, talks about the reasons personal computers continue to "power on." Tablet sales are slowing down, say Smith.

  • HONG KONG, Jan 19- Legend Holdings Corp, the parent of the world's biggest maker of personal computers, Lenovo Group Ltd, plans an up to $3 billion initial public offering in Hong Kong in the second half of 2015, IFR reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. China International Capital Corp and UBS AG are working with Legend on the planned IPO,...

  • OTTAWA, Jan 14- A possible bid for BlackBerry Ltd by South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd would be unlikely to raise Canadian government security concerns, sources familiar with Ottawa's thinking said on Wednesday. Canada has had a fractious trade relationship with China but there are no such problems with South Korea, which Ottawa sees as a key partner and...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 14- Samsung Electronics recently offered to buy BlackBerry Ltd for as much as $7.5 billion, seeking its valuable patents as it battles Apple in the corporate market, according to a person familiar with the matter and documents seen by Reuters. South Korea's Samsung proposed an initial price range of $13.35 to $15.49 per share, representing a premium...

  • Xiaomi to launch new phones, Apple style Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 11:41 PM ET

    Xiaomi's ad campaign for its upcoming launch event aims to build the suspense as the iPhone maker Apple does before its product launches.

  • Apple Watch faces attack of the clones at CES Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 10:18 AM ET
    Sony's Smart Watch 3 is displayed at the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas

    Apple's new smart watch is still months away from going on sale but it already faces imitation by several other companies.

  • Guess which smartphone maker is back in China? Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 7:38 PM ET
    Motorola's Moto X

    Motorola is returning to Chinese smartphone market to take on Xiaomi and Huawei, as the venerable mobile maker's recovery gains momentum. The Financial Times reports.

  • Xiaomi sales: Too fast, too soon? Sunday, 4 Jan 2015 | 11:16 PM ET

    China's Xiaomi rung in the New Year with a triple-digit percent revenue increase, but investors shouldn't pop champagne corks yet, analysts say.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ BEIJING, Dec 29- The settlement of China's anti-trust probe into Qualcomm Inc is likely to intensify global scrutiny of the firm's highly profitable patent licensing business, and may even call into question its worldwide contracts with smartphone makers such as Apple and Samsung. Any deal is likely to include a record-breaking fine, as well as...

  • Huawei's sales surge after copying Xiaomi's strategy Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 7:07 PM ET
    Huawei's smart phone Hyawei Ascend Mate 2 4G

    Sales of Huawei's low-price Honor smartphones climbed to 20 million from one million in just one year after it copied Xiaomi's online-only strategy.

  • BEIJING, Dec 24- China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has taken sales of its low-price Honor brand of smartphones to 20 million from 1 million in just one year, hitting pay dirt with the disruptive online-only strategy it copied from smaller upstart Xiaomi Inc.. But analysts say the low-cost strategy has fanned the price wars and thin profit margins prevalent in...