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Lenovo Completes Motorola Mobility Acquisition From Google

All the way back in January, Google announced that it was selling Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for $2.91 billion. On Thursday, the acquisition was completed. This includes the Motorola brand and portfolio of smartphones, such as Moto X, Moto G, Moto E and the DROID series. It automatically makes Lenovo the third largest maker of smartphones. “Motorola is in great …

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Lenovo Could Overtake LG in the Smartphone Market

For years now the smartphone market has largely been largely dominated by Apple and Samsung. Apple has set trends for the high-end market and Samsung has followed along while also flooding the smartphone markets with a wide variety of devices at every price point. Other Android smartphone manufacturers’ market share falls far behind that of Samsung, but the battle for …

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Motorola Talks Moto X Success, Lenovo Acquisition At MWC 2014

Last week, Motorola didn’t really show off any new hardware at Mobile World Congress. After all, the company is soon to change hands as it heads off to Lenovo later this year. Instead, the company took time out to haven an open and frank discussion with its executives to talk about the company’s present and future. Motorola shared a 30 …

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Ashton Kutcher Is Designing Lenovo Smartphones That Will Launch This Year

Remember when Lenovo announced that Ashton Kutcher was their new product engineer last October? Well, apparently that was a legitimate title and Kutcher is going to have significant influence on the company’s next product line. According to Re/code, Kutcher is in the process of designing a set of special edition smartphones for Lenovo which will launch some time this year. …

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Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside To Step Down In March

Dennis Woodside has been CEO of Motorola Mobility since Google bought the company in 2012. Since then, Motorola has produced two of 2013’s best smartphones – the Moto X and Moto G. That kind of excellence may very well continue after it’s sold to Lenovo, but Woodside won’t be along for the ride. On the Motorola blog today, Woodside announced …

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Google To Sell Motorola Mobility To Lenovo [Report]

In 2013, it looked like Google-owned Motorola Mobility had finally hit its stride with the release of the Moto X and Moto G. Despite the success of these two phones, Google is already selling the company. TechCrunch is reporting that Google will be selling the Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for almost $3 billion. Google purchased the company in 2011 for …

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IBM To Sell Its Server Business To Lenovo

Lenovo is one of the biggest players in the computer hardware industry. Its line of PCs and tablets have proven to be popular thanks to their affordability and excellent build quality. Now the company wants to get into the server business. IBM announced this morning that Lenovo plans to acquire its server business for $2.3 billion. The transaction will include …

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PC Shipments Continued to Decline Over the Holidays

It’s a brand new year, but the story is largely the same for PC manufacturers. Much like last year, PC shipments continued to decline during the all-important holiday sales quarter. Market research firm IDC this week released its PC shipment estimates for the fourth quarter of 2013 and the industry has declined, as expected. The firm estimates that PC shipments …

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Lenovo Announces Vibe Z, Three Other Smartphones

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) starts next week, but brands are already jumping the gun and announcing upcoming products. Lenovo today announced four new smartphones that will lead its mobile lineup in 2014. The most noteworthy of Lenovo’s new offerings is the Vibe Z, the company’s high-end offering and its first smartphone to offer 4G LTE capabilities. The device will …

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Best Buy Black Friday Doorbuster Deals

Consumer electronics big-box retailer Best Buy has posted some of its Black Friday 2013 doorbusters online. Amidst Walmart’s complicated 2013 triad of pre-Black Friday sales events, which some might say have diminished the entire concept of Black Friday retail deal-rushing madness, as well has Sears’ online member’s-only presale, Best Buy has launched its own complex pre-Friday sales-viewing advertisement. What does …

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Lenovo Could be Ramping Up Tablet Production

The PC market is dwindling, with PC shipments now consistently falling quarter after quarter. Market watchers blame this decline on the rise of mobile devices, specifically tablets that can fulfill the basic web browsing needs of many consumers. PC manufacturers are now scrambling to find other sources of revenue. While HP and other manufacturers are now looking toward their enterprise …

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Lenovo Bid For BlackBerry Reportedly Nixed By Canadian Government

The Globe and Mail this week reported that a proposed buyout of struggling Canadian tech firm BlackBerry was rejected by the Canadian government. The offer was from Lenovo, a Chinese tech manufacturer that recently topped HP in notebook shipments during the second quarter of this year. The Mail report cites unnamed “sources familiar with the situation” as saying the offer …

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