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2010-09-29 15:27:00

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Arbitech, LLC announced today that one of its partners, William Poovey, is pursuing a venture with Ingram Micro, the world's largest distributor of technology products, to offer products sourced from the secondary market to Ingram Micro customers. "This is a significant industry development," said Arbitech Chairman and CEO Torin Pavia. "To have an Arbitech partner pursuing a venture with Ingram Micro confirms the Arbitech business model. The...

2010-08-30 09:45:00

Move over, Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo--it looks like a new player is about to enter the video game hardware market, as Chinese IT manufacturer Lenovo has announced plans to launch a new gaming console by the end of the year. According to AFP reports, the device, known as the eBox, will be a controller-free console that will be controlled solely through the use of gestures, not unlike Microsoft's soon-to-be-released Kinect attachment for the Xbox 360. A prototype unit, which will be...

2010-08-30 07:15:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- RESCUECOM's Computer Reliability Report has seen a shake up at the top. Asus, which finished in second place for the first quarter of this year, saw a massive jump in its reliability score propel it into first place. IBM/Lenovo improved their scores as well, but slipped to third. Toshiba and HP/Compaq remained fourth and fifth, respectively. All eyes will be on Asus to see if it can maintain its significant jump, or if more of its customers will...

2010-08-25 19:07:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Lenovo is calling on all undergraduate and graduate students who are entering or attending an accredited college or university to blog for the chance to win a $20,000 scholarship. Other prizes will include a $1,000 gift card to their on-campus bookstore, as well as Lenovo laptops and Netbooks. The University of Bloggers Back to School Program was spearheaded by the Lenovo Department of World Wide Education. To enter, students must pick a goal, go...

2010-07-05 11:50:00

Lenovo's founder and chairman said in an interview on Monday with the Financial Times that Apple is missing huge opportunities in the country because it does not understand mainland consumers. "We are lucky that Steve Jobs has such a bad temper and doesn't care about China," Lenovo chairman Liu Chuanzhi is quoted as saying. "If Apple were to spend the same effort on the Chinese consumer as we do, we would be in trouble." The newspaper said that Lenovo holds about 30 percent share of the...

2010-06-22 02:58:00

STOCKHOLM, June 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Leads PC Makers for Portfolio Breadth of TCO Certified Edge Products With a growing portfolio of environmentally-responsible PCs, worldwide PC maker Lenovo is widely recognized as a leader in sustainable product design - without compromising user demands for performance and cutting edge features. As verification, Lenovo has chosen the TCO Certified label as an international third party assurance of achievements. For almost 20 years,...

2010-06-01 07:20:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- RESCUECOM's Computer Reliability Report starts out on a high note in 2010, with all five leading manufacturers putting up superior reliability scores to last year's averages. Apple, last year's overall leader, improved its reliability score, but that still wasn't good enough to maintain the top spot in the first quarter of 2010; instead Apple dropped to third place. IBM/Lenovo decidedly took first place improving their score over 200 points from...

2010-04-28 07:00:00

BEIJING, April 28 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Huntkey Enterprise Group was granted the "Perfect Quality Award" at Lenovo's Global Supplier Conference Award Ceremony held in Beijing Shangri-La Hotel. Mr. Wenhua Luo, the President of Huntkey, presented at the conference. More than 300 of Lenovo's suppliers from all over the world gathered at the Shangri-La hotel to celebrate the ceremony. Only 24 suppliers among them were awarded. Huntkey, as one of the best suppliers of Lenovo won the key...

2010-04-16 15:45:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today announced the appointment of William J. Amelio and William E. Mitchell to National's board of directors. They will serve on the board until National's annual meeting of stockholders later this year. In addition, Donald Macleod was named chairman of the board effective May 31, 2010 following the retirement of its current chairman, Brian Halla on May 30, 2010. Macleod currently serves as...

2010-04-15 10:01:00

PORTLAND, Ore., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) today announced that Lenovo, one of North America's largest PC makers, has joined the 80 PLUS® Program, a NEEA-supported energy efficiency program that helps bring highly energy-efficient computers to customers throughout North America. Lenovo has previously participated in the 80 PLUS Program for power supply certification, and with the new agreement will begin marketing ThinkCentre...

Latest Lenovo Reference Libraries

2014-01-12 00:00:00

The LePad is a line of tablet computers sold by Lenovo in China. It was released in China in 2011. The LePad uses the Android 2.2 operating system, with either a Wi-Fi or 3G connection. The display features a 10.1-inch screen with a front facing camera for video calling, and has a battery life of eight hours. Outside china, in 2012, Lenovo released other versions of the LePad, under the name IdeaTab, A1, Yoga, and ThinkPad. The ThinkPad’s operating system was upgraded to the Android...

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