14 November 2017

NC State University Helps Curb Climate Change’s Effect on Food and Water Supply with AI

Agriculture accounts for about 70 percent of the total global freshwater consumption, but fluctuations in temperature and rainfall around the world are exacerbating the potential for drought and floods around the world. Even the most minor of environmental changes can be felt across the food and agriculture supply chain.

North Carolina State University’s (NCSU) research program, in partnership with Lenovo, is actively invested in addressing the effects of climate change on the agricultural ecosystem.
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

Lenovo Customers Vestas and University of Birmingham Receive 2017 HPCWire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards for Use of Technology Promoting Clean Energy and Solving Zika

At Lenovo, we’re focused on working with our customers as they look to leverage high-performance computing (HPC), Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning, big data analytics and much more to solve some of the world’s biggest humanitarian challenges.
Onsite at Supercomputing 2017 in Denver, Colorado, Lenovo is incredibly proud to announce its customers, Vestas and the University of Birmingham, have been recognized as finalists in the 2017 HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards for their efforts in promoting clean energy and solving the Zika virus, respectively. The coveted annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards are determined through a nomination and voting process with the global HPCwire community, as well as selections from the HPCwire editors. 
13 November 2017

Top 4 Reasons Why You Need a Lenovo™ Legion Y720 Tower

With winter around the corner, it’s time to bring your A game to tackle the busy holiday shopping season. Whether you’re deciding on gifts for the gamer in your life or have been waiting for the right time to treat yourself to a next-gen rig, we’ve got you covered with the Lenovo Legion™ Y720 Tower. 
13 November 2017

Introducing Moto Tab at AT&T: A Powerful, Slim Profile Tablet Made for Entertainment with TV Mode

Starting Nov. 17, AT&T customers can purchase the new Moto Tab, a beautifully designed, powerfully built tablet from Lenovo, uniquely suited for every member in the household. Featuring a head-turning design, 10.1-inch FHD display and powerful processor, the Moto Tab enters a new category of premium devices, exclusively available from AT&T. 
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’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. 
03 November 2017

Star Wars™: Jedi Challenges arrives in stores starting on November 3

Starting today, Lenovo™ and Disney are bringing Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, a new smartphone-powered augmented reality product, to local retailers and Lenovo online — allowing fans to experience Star Wars in a new and exciting way at home. Each box comes with the Lenovo Mirage™ AR headset, Lightsaber controller and Tracking Beacon that players use to hone their Jedi talents, offering several hours of multi-level immersive gameplay.

24 October 2017

Chasing Glaciers with Mission Arctic

With polar bear encounters, weathering dangerous storms, and surviving life on board, the Mission Arctic extreme eco-expedition team members experienced endless adventures during their time at sea. We recently had a chance to catch up with Dr. Ulyana Horodyskyj for a Q&A about her experiences with this incredible journey.
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.