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16 August 2006

ThinkPad T60 Gives Customers Built-in Mobile Broadband Access in U.S.; High-Speed Internet Service in More Than 100 Countries Abroad

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. and ATLANTA, August 16, 2006 – Lenovo and Cingular Wireless today announced that the ThinkPad T60 notebook, the first Lenovo PC in the U.S. to feature built-in Cingular UMTS/HSDPA-based technology, is now available to business users across America. With the Cingular-enabled ThinkPad T60, users in the U.S. now can have mobile […]

15 August 2006

Lenovo and Novell Unveil Linux-enabled ThinkPad Mobile Workstation Based on Intel Technology

LINUXWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 15, 2006 – Lenovo and Novell today announced the industry’s first Linux-based ThinkPad mobile workstations, which will run Novell’s recently released SUSE® Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 operating system. The workstations are based on Intel® Centrino® Duo mobile technology. This groundbreaking innovation, the result of a two-year research and development effort between […]

8 August 2006

Lenovo Introduces First ThinkCentre Desktop PCs with AMD Processors

RALEIGH, N.C., August 8, 2006 – Lenovo today unveiled the new ThinkCentre A60, the first worldwide ThinkCentre desktop personal computer featuring an AMD processor. Available in a mini-tower or small desktop, the ThinkCentre A60 delivers mainstream enterprise features such as dual-core processing and improved virus protection and recovery tools for customers in need of manageable […]

7 August 2006

Lenovo Names Rory Read Senior Vice President, Operations

Research Triangle Park, N.C., August 7, 2006 – Lenovo Group Ltd. today announced the appointment of Rory Read as senior vice president, Operations. He reports directly to William Amelio, CEO, and is responsible for the company’s management system and day-to-day operation of business processes. Read, 44, comes to Lenovo after a 23-year career at IBM, […]

4 August 2006

Lenovo Names Kenneth DiPietro Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Research Triangle Park, N.C., August 7, 2006 – Lenovo Group Ltd. today announced the appointment of Kenneth DiPietro as senior vice president, Human Resources. He reports directly to William Amelio, CEO, and is responsible for the company’s human resources policies and programs, and organizational development. DiPietro, 47, was most recently vice president, Human Resources at […]

3 August 2006

Lenovo Reports First Quarter 2006/07 Results

HONG KONG, August 3, 2006 – Lenovo Group today reported results for the first fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2006. For the first quarter, consolidated revenue increased 38 percent year over year to US$3.5 billion. The first fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2005, reflects two months’ contribution from Lenovo’s acquisition of IBM’s Personal Computing Division […]

19 July 2006

Lenovo Wins Two Gold Awards at IDEA 2006

BEIJING, July 19, 2006 – Lenovo announced today that it won two Gold Awards in the Research and Computer Equipment categories respectively, at the 2006 Industrial Design Excellence Awards (IDEAs), one of the world’s most prestigious design competitions, sponsored by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) and BusinessWeek. Lenovo won a Gold IDEA for […]

5 July 2006

Lenovo Establishes Supplemental Retirement Plan for China Employees

BEIJING, July 5, 2006 – At a press conference held in Beijing today, Lenovo Group announced the establishment of a supplemental retirement plan for its employees in China. Lenovo is the first Chinese company to register its corporate pension program with China’s Ministry of Labor & Social Security and one of the first in China’s […]

28 June 2006

IBM Global Technology Services to Deploy Lenovo Software on Non-Lenovo PCs

RALEIGH, N.C., June 28, 2006 — Lenovo’s hallmark software tools soon will be deployed on a wide variety of PCs — not just those manufactured by Lenovo — as part of a deal signed today with IBM Global Technology Services (GTS). As part of the agreement, IBM GTS will expand its use of ThinkVantage Technologies […]

25 May 2006

Lenovo Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2005/06 Results

HONG KONG, May 25, 2006 – Lenovo Group today reported results for the fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended March 31, 2006. For the fourth quarter, consolidated revenue increased 417 percent year over year to HK$24.4 billion, driven by continued strong performance in China and the May 2005 acquisition of IBM’s Personal Computing Division. […]

17 May 2006

Lenovo PCs Unlock Potential of Tech-Savvy Students in Kentucky School Districts

Research Triangle Park, N.C., May 17, 2006 – Lenovo today announced that three school districts in Kentucky have successfully incorporated ThinkPad notebooks in their technology initiatives to provide students and staff reliable and easy to use tools to drive advancements in education. Facilitating a one-to-one student-to-computer ratio, Daviess County Public Schools, Hazard Independent Schools and […]

16 May 2006

New Lenovo ThinkPad Fuses Widescreen, Integrated Multimedia with Enterprise-Class Performance

RALEIGH, N.C., May 16, 2006 – Lenovo today unveiled its new ThinkPad Z61 series and R60 series, both combining the power of Intel’s Core™ Duo processors with newly enhanced multimedia and wireless connectivity options. The new ThinkPads are designed and custom-built for users who want enterprise-class power, durability, data protection and ease-of-use. The new Z61 […]

4 May 2006

Top PC Companies Support New VESA DisplayPort Standard

ROUND ROCK, Texas, PALO ALTO, Calif., and RALEIGH, N.C., May 3, 2006 – Dell, HP and Lenovo today jointly announced their support for the newly released DisplayPort 1.0 digital display interface standard developed by the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA). Dell, HP and Lenovo are VESA members. DisplayPort is designed for broad application in PCs, […]

28 April 2006

Ronaldinho Named a Lenovo Worldwide Brand Ambassador

BARCELONA, SPAIN, April 28, 2006 – Lenovo Group Limited today announced a cooperation with FC Barcelona and its superstar, Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, otherwise known as Ronaldinho Gaúcho. Ronaldinho will be a Lenovo Worldwide Brand Ambassador. Ronaldinho, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Player of the Year for two years running, currently plays […]

17 April 2006

Lenovo and Microsoft Reaffirm Global Agreement

REDMOND, Wash. — April 17, 2006 — Senior executives from Lenovo Group Ltd. and Microsoft Corp. met today to reaffirm their joint efforts for market development and to formally sign a global agreement that expands and deepens the strategic cooperation between the two companies. The two companies will work together to promote the use and […]

11 April 2006

Lenovo Teams with Best Buy to Serve the PC Needs of Small Business Customers

Research Triangle Park, N.C. and Richfield, Minn., April 11, 2006 — Lenovo and Best Buy today announced that they will join forces to provide small and medium business customers with access to purchase ThinkPad notebooks, ThinkCentre desktops and the newly announced Lenovo-branded 3000 PCs. Small business customers nationwide now will have the opportunity to acquire […]

20 March 2006

Lenovo Adds to New PC Line with First Dual-Core, Widescreen Model

RALEIGH, N.C., March 20, 2006 — Lenovo today unveiled its first Lenovo-branded dual-core notebook computer, a widescreen, easy-to-use system designed for small business customers with a limited IT budget. The Lenovo 3000 N100 simplifies owning and operating a PC by automating many routine security and maintenance tasks through a unique suite of productivity tools. Lenovo […]

16 March 2006

Lenovo Announces Plan for Enhanced Responsiveness to Customers, Global Competitiveness and Operational Efficiency

PURCHASE, NY, March 16, 2006 — Lenovo Group Limited today announced an action plan to enhance responsiveness to customers in all of its markets, strengthen Lenovo’s global competitive position, and increase operational efficiency. “We want Lenovo to deliver profitable, sustainable growth everywhere we do business,” said William J. Amelio, president and chief executive officer of […]

14 March 2006

Lenovo Unveils New Business Partner Program

LAS VEGAS, NV, March 14, 2006 — Lenovo, the world’s third largest PC company, today announced its new business partner program — the Lenovo Partner Network, an end-to-end channel program featuring tools and offerings tailored to the specific needs of PC resellers. The new program, which comes less than a year after Lenovo purchased IBM’s […]

1 March 2006

Error-free! Lenovo Lands Perfect Score With Computing Equipment At XX Olympic Winter Games

TORINO, Italy, March 1, 2006 — Lenovo, the computing equipment sponsor of the XX Olympic Winter Games in Torino, today announced that its personal computing solution successfully delivered error-free support for all competitions and events during the Games. “The Olympic Games are entirely dependent on a robust and innovative technology foundation,” said Gerhard Heiberg, executive […]

23 February 2006

First Lenovo-Branded Products Debut Worldwide

RALEIGH, N.C., February 23, 2006 — Lenovo today unveiled the first-ever Lenovo-branded PCs to be offered worldwide, the Lenovo 3000 product family, one of the first truly international PC brands. Researchers, scientists and product design teams from China, Japan and the U.S. combined Lenovo’s heritage in enterprise and consumer PC technology to design an optimal […]

16 February 2006

Lenovo PC Solution Delivers Top Performance at Olympic Winter Games

TORINO, Italy, February 16, 2006 – Lenovo, the computing equipment sponsor of the XX Olympic Winter Games in Torino, today announced that its personal computing solution has delivered error-free support for all competition events completed to-date. “There is no such thing as a ‘second try’ at the Olympic Games,” said Enrico Frascari, information technology managing […]

13 February 2006

Indiana State Adds ThinkPad to List of Essential School Supplies

TERRE HAUTE, Indiana, February 13, 2006 — Indiana State University has selected the Lenovo ThinkPad as its preferred computer for students and faculty as the university moves toward becoming a notebook institution. Indiana State will become the first public university in the state to require all students to have notebook computers, beginning with incoming freshmen […]

8 February 2006

Heading Into the Torino 2006 Olympic Winter Games, Lenovo Announces Champions Program with 11 Athletes Worldwide

TORINO, Italy, February 8, 2006 — Lenovo, the worldwide computing equipment sponsor of the Olympic Winter Games, today announced its lineup of Lenovo Champions — 11 Olympic Games athletes from the United States, Slovenia, Norway, Germany and China. These athletes will help support Lenovo’s broad Olympic Games campaign, which seeks to establish brand awareness, build […]

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