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10 May 2007

Lenovo Joins Forces with Microsoft to Continue Driving Support for Intellectual Property Rights

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – May 10, 2007 – Lenovo today announced that it is reaffirming its collaboration with Microsoft to promote the use and benefits of validly licensed Microsoft software products through innovative joint sales, marketing and training programs in China and around the world. Today’s agreement renews the strategic cooperation between the two companies. […]

9 May 2007

Lenovo Powers Up Its Strongest, Coolest and Quietest ThinkPad Lineup Yet

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – May 9, 2007 – Lenovo today announced two new ThinkPad notebooks PCs – the first ThinkPad T61 14.1-inch widescreen notebook and the first ever R Series widescreen, the ThinkPad R61 14.1-inch widescreen notebook. Lenovo engineered the PCs with its latest innovations, including a new Top Cover Roll Cage for excellent […]

26 April 2007

Lenovo-Designed Olympic Torch for Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Unveiled by Beijing Organizing Committee

BEIJING, April 26, 2007 – Today the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad (BOCOG) in the presence of the International Olympic Committee, unveiled the Lenovo-designed Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch and announced Lenovo’s role as a Worldwide Partner of the Olympic Torch Relay. Lenovo’s design, the “Cloud of Promise,” was chosen over […]

23 April 2007

Houston Rockets Have Most Effective Five Man Line-Up During 2006-07 NBA Season According to the Lenovo Stat

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – April 23, 2007 – The Houston Rockets featured the most effective five man player combination during the 2006-07 NBA season according to the Lenovo Stat, a new plus minus statistic unveiled at the start of the season by Lenovo and the NBA to demonstrate the power of teamwork. In addition, […]

19 April 2007

Lenovo Announces Actions to Increase Global Operational Efficiency and Competitveness

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK/HONG KONG/BEIJING/PARIS/ SINGAPORE, – April 19, 2007 – Lenovo today announced a series of measures designed to enhance business performance and accelerate profitable growth. “To win in the PC industry, our path is very clear,” said William J. Amelio, Lenovo’s president and chief executive officer. “We must deliver the world’s best-engineered PCs, offer […]

3 April 2007

Lenovo Recognized by Greenpeace for Environmental Leadership

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – April 3, 2007 – Lenovo today was recognized by Greenpeace for its environmental progress around the world. In the April 2007 report, “Guide to Greener Electronics,” Greenpeace ranked Lenovo as the top company out of a group of 14 leading technology companies for its green policies and practices. “Demonstrating corporate […]

28 March 2007

Lenovo Creates New Consumer Business Unit

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, – March 28, 2007 – Lenovo today announced the creation of a new consumer business unit, to support and drive the company’s entry into consumer markets with new products and services worldwide. Lenovo is already the consumer market leader in China, and this new organization will help better position the company […]

26 March 2007

Lenovo Completes Second Massive Hardware Delivery to BOCOG Test Center on Eve of 500-day Countdown to Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

BEIJING — March 26, 2007 — Lenovo announced today it has completed the second of three massive hardware deliveries for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games with the shipment of nearly 700 pieces of hardware, including notebooks, desktops, desktop monitors and servers, to the Integration Test Center of the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of […]

21 March 2007

Lenovo Recognized for Environmentally Preferable PCs and Recycled/Recyclable Packaging Design

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — March 21, 2007 — Lenovo today was recognized by the Chairman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the Federal Environmental Executive and the Green Electronics Council for helping to supply federal agencies with PCs that meet the Electronic Products Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) criteria. Lenovo offers more than […]

20 March 2007

Lenovo Names Gary Ng Vice President, Investor Relations

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — March 20, 2007 — Lenovo today announced the appointment of Gary Ng, as vice president, Investor Relations. He reports to Mary Ma, chief financial officer, Lenovo, and is responsible for strengthening Lenovo’s ties to the investor and financial communities. Ng will be based in Hong Kong. Ng was most recently […]

19 March 2007

Lenovo Receives Five-Star Rating from VARBusiness

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — March 19, 2007 — Lenovo today was recognized by CMP Technology’s VARBusiness magazine as one of North America’s top IT companies in terms of the partnership programs Lenovo offers to solution providers that sell its products and services to end users. VARBusiness certified Lenovo as a Five-Star Partner, acknowledging the […]

15 March 2007

IBM Corporation Wins Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier Award

ARMONK, New York, March 15, 2005 – IBM Corporation was named a recipient of Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for outstanding performance in providing products and services deemed essential to Intel’s success. The company was awarded for its efforts in supplying Intel with notebooks, desktops, workstations and servers. IBM Corporation and 25 additional […]

14 March 2007

Microsoft and Lenovo Connect Customers to Integrated Online Services

REDMOND, Wash., and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — March 14, 2007 — As a part of their continued collaboration, Microsoft Corp. and Lenovo today announced a global agreement to pre-load Windows Live™ services on Lenovo PCs sold worldwide including ThinkPad notebooks, ThinkCentre desktops and Lenovo-branded PCs. In the coming weeks, Lenovo will be the first […]

8 March 2007

Lenovo Provides International Humanitarian Organization ‘Right To Play’ with ThinkPad Notebooks from Torino 2006 Olympic Winter Games

PURCHASE, N.Y., March 1, 2006 — Lenovo, the computing equipment sponsor of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, today announced that it is donating ThinkPad notebooks to “Right To Play,” an athlete-driven international humanitarian organization that uses sport and play as tools for the development of children and youth in the most disadvantaged areas of the […]

7 March 2007

Lenovo Sponsors Global Webcast to Encourage More Women Engineers

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 7, 2007 – Lenovo today announced its sponsorship of the “Global Marathon For, By and About Women in Engineering,” a live webcast event that will be broadcast to a worldwide audience on Thursday, March 22. Lenovo also pledged its multi-year support for the National Engineers Week Foundation and the Global […]

6 March 2007

Avaya and Lenovo to Provide Customers Enhanced IP Communications on ThinkPad Notebooks

VOICECON, ORLANDO, FL – March 6, 2007 – Lenovo and Avaya today announced plans to collaborate on IP and unified communications solutions that combine both companies’ award-winning technologies. Lenovo and Avaya will work together to enhance the IP communications experience on ThinkPad notebooks, giving business users the highest levels of security, usability and quality of […]

1 March 2007

Lenovo Announces Battery Recall

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 1, 2007 – Lenovo, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, today announced the voluntary recall of approximately 205,000 extended-life, 9-cell battery packs. In the interests of public safety, Lenovo will offer customers free-of-charge replacements for all recalled battery packs. Lenovo has confirmed that notebook computers containing the […]

21 February 2007

Lenovo ThinkPad is Consistently Strongest Notebook PC Brand, According to TBR

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., February 21, 2007 – Lenovo today announced it has garnered top rankings in notebook brand awareness and customer satisfaction in the fourth quarter of last year, according to Technology Business Research (TBR). In the latest report from TBR, “Corporate IT Buying Behavior & Customer Satisfaction Study: Notebooks,” Lenovo’s rankings increased in […]

20 February 2007

Lenovo Offers ThinkPad and Lenovo Notebook PCs at Circuit City

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., February 20, 2007 – Lenovo today announced that select Lenovo PCs are now available for purchase in nearly 700 Circuit City stores across the U.S. and online at www.circuitcity.com. Customers are now able to purchase ThinkPad T60 widescreen and Lenovo N100 notebook PCs in select Circuit City stores, online at www.circuitcity.com […]

19 February 2007

Lenovo Names Yolanda Conyers Vice President, Cultural Integration and Diversity

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., February 19, 2007 – Lenovo today announced the appointment of Yolanda Conyers, as vice president, Cultural Integration and Diversity. She reports to Ken DiPietro, senior vice president, Human Resources, and is responsible for the global integration of the company’s workforce. Conyers was most recently director, Worldwide Procurement at Dell, where she […]

8 February 2007

Lenovo and Best Buy For Business Extend PC Offering

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC and MINNEAPOLIS – February 8, 2007 – Lenovo and Best Buy For Business today announced that select Lenovo notebook PCs will be available for purchase at approximately 300 Best Buy For Business retail store locations across the U.S. beginning this month. Small business professionals can now purchase the ThinkPad T60 widescreen […]

2 February 2007

Lenovo Starts a New Engine in Formula One

GROVE, OXFORDSHIRE, UK – February 2, 2007 – Lenovo, a leading computer company that creates the best-engineered PCs in the world, today announced a top sponsorship agreement with the AT&T Williams team competing in the Formula One World Championship. Lenovo’s announcement took place at the launch of the team’s 2007 race car at AT&T Williams […]

1 February 2007

Lenovo Reports Third Quarter 2006/07 Results

HONG KONG, February 1, 2007 – Lenovo Group today reported results for the third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2006. Lenovo’s consolidated revenue for the third quarter increased slightly year over year to US$4.0 billion. During the third fiscal quarter, Lenovo’s worldwide PC shipments grew approximately 8 percent, ahead of the industry average of approximately […]

31 January 2007

Lenovo Integrates Vodafone’s High Speed 3G Mobile Data Connectivity in ThinkPads

PARIS, FRANCE, January 31, 2006 — Lenovo today announced plans to integrate Vodafone’s high speed mobile data connectivity into upcoming models of ThinkPad notebooks. In select ThinkPad T60 and X60 notebooks, customers will be able to enjoy the benefits of high speed mobile data networking without the need to use external datacards. Models of ThinkPad […]

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