14 December 2017

Star Wars: Jedi Challenges Announces New Content Inspired by Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Disney, Lucasfilm, and Lenovo today announced a new content expansion for Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, featuring a new planet and characters from Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
14 December 2017

Lenovo and Intel to Deliver Powerful, Energy Efficient Next-Generation Supercomputer to Leibniz Supercomputing Center

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – December 14, 2017 – Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) Data Center Group and Intel will deliver a next-generation supercomputer to Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences in Munich, Germany. One of the foremost European computing centers for professionals in the scientific, research and academic communities, LRZ is tasked with managing not only exponential amounts of big data, but processing and analyzing that data quickly to accelerate research initiatives around the world. For example, the LRZ recently completed the world’s largest simulation of earthquakes and resulting tsunami’s, such as the Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake. This research enables real-time scenarios planning that can help predict aftershocks and other seismic hazards. 
14 November 2017

Lenovo Accelerates Artificial Intelligence Initiatives to Solve Humanity’s Greatest Challenges

DENVER – November 14, 2017Today, at Supercomputing 2017 (SC17), Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) Data Center Group announced new initiatives designed to empower customers to embrace Artificial Intelligence (AI) and make it a true reality for their organizations to achieve augmented intelligence capabilities for increased productivity and transformative results. Widely considered a strategic priority, 76 percent of respondents in a recent survey indicated that AI is fundamental to the success of their operation’s strategy, while 64 percent cited the technology as fundamental to their organization’s long-term growth. At the same time, it’s expected that there will be 44 trillion gigabytes of data in existence by 2020. Combined, this creates a need for deep learning and inference capabilities, built on a foundation of high performance computing (HPC) infrastructure, that can process this information, generate new, actionable insights and underpin key business and scientific advancements. 
13 November 2017

Mellanox Deployment Collaboration with Lenovo will Power Canada’s Largest Supercomputer Centre with Leading Performance, Scalability for High Performance Computing Applications

SUPERCOMPUTING’17 – Nov. 13, 2017 – Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that the University of Toronto has selected the Mellanox InfiniBand solutions to accelerate its new leading supercomputer in Canada. The new system will leverage the new Dragonfly+ network topology, built on Lenovo’s ultra-dense ThinkSystem SD530 high-performance computing server for processing power, developed to deliver an Exascale-ready infrastructure optimized for cost performance and unlimited scalability. 
09 November 2017

Lenovo Scores 100% on 2018 Corporate Equality Index

Lenovo today announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a U.S. benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
09 November 2017

Lenovo’s New Server Portfolio Seizes 88 #1 World Performance Benchmarks; More than Double its Nearest Competitor

RALEIGH, NC – November 9, 2017 – Today, Lenovo (HKSE: 992) announced that it doubled its x86 world record benchmark count with 46 new benchmarks based on the Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor, more than any other vendor in the latest Intel benchmark cycle(1). Lenovo’s ThinkSystem and ThinkAgile portfolio of solutions are engineered to help customers reduce complexity and tackle their most challenging workloads, and now with 88 total world record benchmarks, Lenovo continues driving their lead in data center performance. 
02 November 2017

Fujitsu, Lenovo and DBJ form PC Joint Venture

TOKYO, November 2, 2017 – Fujitsu Limited (“Fujitsu”) (TSE: 6702), Lenovo Group Limited (“Lenovo”) (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) and Development Bank of Japan Inc. (“DBJ”) today announced a strategic collaboration that creates a joint venture between the three companies. The joint venture will focus on the research, development, design, manufacturing and sales of Client Computing Devices (CCD) for the global PC market.
02 November 2017

Lenovo Delivers Solid Revenue Growth in Second Quarter FY 2017/18

TOKYO, November 2, 2017 – Lenovo Group (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced results for its second fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2017. Revenue was US$11.8 billion, a 5 percent increase year-over-year, and an 18 percent increase over the first fiscal quarter. Quarter-to-quarter revenue gains were achieved in all three of its main businesses, namely data center, mobile, and PCs and smart devices, demonstrating that strong execution of Lenovo’s three-wave strategy is producing consistently improving results across its portfolio. In the second fiscal quarter, Lenovo’s pre-tax income grew by US$104 million, rebounding significantly from the previous quarter’s loss. 
24 October 2017

Lenovo™ and Intel® Deliver Simpler and Safer Online Authentication Experiences

81 percent of data breaches last year involved weak, default or stolen passwords, and phishing attacks have grown 65 percent year-on-year. Protecting online privacy, identity and all types of data is more important than ever – requiring more robust security practices. Lenovo and Intel today announced the first PC-ready built-in authentication measures to support users’ online browsing, working and shopping. Using Intel Online Connect on 7th and 8th Gen Intel Core processors, Lenovo’s latest PCs including the Yoga™ 920, ThinkPad™ X1 Tablet (2nd generation), ThinkPad X1 Carbon (5th generation) and IdeaPad™ 720S integrate FIDO-certified authenticators directly into the core of the PCs, bringing simpler and safer online authentication when logging into popular websites like PayPal, Google, Dropbox and Facebook.
18 October 2017

Lenovo, NAF, and MIT App Inventor Recognized at the CSforALL Summit 2017

October 18, 2017 (New York, NY) – Lenovo, (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) NAF, and MIT App Inventor were recognized at the CSforALL Summit in St. Louis, MO this week. The 2017 CSforALL Summit is a convening of computer science educators, researchers, activists, and supporters that celebrate the progress and announce new commitments to reach the goal of access to inclusive, rigorous, and sustainable computer science education for all US students both in and out of school.