Lenovo announced Thursday that its deal to acquire Motorola Mobility from Google has been finalized. The combination makes Lenovo the #3 maker of smartphones in the world. “Today we achieved a historic milestone for Lenovo and for Motorola - and together we are ready to compete, grow and win in the global smartphone market. By…
Some of what took place on the first day of the conference Thursday:
Remember last November, when it was announced that Ashton Kutcher had agreed to become a “product engineer” for Chinese consumer electronics manufacturer Lenovo? It was announced at the time that Kutcher, instead of merely endorsing the company’s projects, would take on an active role in their creation, such as by “providing input and decision-making into design, specifications, software and usage scenarios”- despite the actor possessing no degree, training or experience in engineering.
Lenovo is still very much tied to the PC market, but between its increasing focus towards smartphones and a market-wide decline in PC sales, Lenovo is now selling more smartphones than computers. For the first time in the company's history it has moved more smartphones than PCs, primarily because of a massive growth in phone sales
D&H Distributing will hold its New England Technology Show August 12 in Quincy, Mass. The event will feature more than 60 vendors, and 500 attendees are expected.
Rob Eby, vice president of purchasing for D&H Distributing, talks about this year’s Summer Mid-Atlantic Technology Show at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Pennsylvania. Held in mid-June, it featured around 100 vendors and boasted a 10 percent uptick in attendance.
Motorola's domestic manufacturing facility in Texas, which the company opened to huge fanfare a year ago in conjunction with the launch of its Moto X smartphone, is closing.
Lenovo’s latest “multimode” Android tablet is sure a beaut, and after a surprisingly low-profile announcement in February, it’s finally available for sale. Or rather pre-orders, as Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ shipping is said to take roughly three weeks, meaning you can only hope to score the Full HD beast around mid-May. At best.
The Consumer Electronics Association has announced the list of exhibitors for the CES on the Hill event, which is scheduled for Wednesday, April 30 at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington.