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05/03/2012 Lenovo Leads in Hong Kong PC Market with No.1 Share for Six Consecutive Years

13/10/2011 Lenovo Statement on Becoming The World's Second Largest PC Company

06/01/2011 Lenovo Speeds Up PC Performance with Enhanced Experience 2.0 for Windows® 7 (Chinese)

05/01/2011 Lenovo Takes Computing to New Heights with PCs adopting the 2nd Gen Intel® Core™ Processor (Chinese)

05/01/2011 Lenovo’s Newest and Most Stylish Laptops Offer Something for Everyone in the New Year (Chinese)

05/01/2011 Lenovo Redefines the 'A, B, C's' of IdeaCentre All-In-One PCs (Chinese)

04/01/2011 Lenovo ThinkPad X120e Steps Up Ultraportable, Ultra-affordable Laptop Performance (Chinese)

04/01/2011 Lenovo Adds Curves, Style and Attitude to Next-Gen ThinkPad Edge Small Business Laptops (Chinese)

02/03/2010 Lenovo Retains No. 1 Position for Total PC Market in Hong Kong

27/11/2009 Targeting Mobile Internet Market Lenovo to Acquire Mobile Handset Business

05/11/2009 LENOVO REPORTS SECOND QUARTER 2009/10 RESULTS
Lenovo Group today reported results for its second fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2009, reaching its highest worldwide market share ever, lowest expense to revenue since the acquisition, while achieving a return to profitability.
07/07/2009 Lenovo becomes Senior Sponsor for the World Expo 2010 Shanghai

10/03/2009 Lenovo Retains No. 1 Overall Client PC Vendor Position in Hong Kong for Third Consecutive Year
Lenovo ThinkPad market leadership in terms of revenue for 11 consecutive years attributed to exceptional engineering and smart marketing strategies
17/12/2008 Global PC Company Lenovo Teams Up with Leading Formula 1 Team Vodafone McLaren Mercedes

07/31/2008 Lenovo Uses the Power of Ideas, Clouds and a Healthy Dose of Product
BEIJING, 31 July 2008 — Lenovo today unveiled a marketing program designed to introduce the company’s personal computers, people, values and involvement in the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games to a global audience.
07/28/2008 Lenovo Internet Lounges Open in the Beijing Olympic Village
BEIJING, July 28 -- Lenovo today officially celebrated the opening of the company's six Internet lounges in the Olympic Villages, known as i.lounges. The i.lounges provide athletes and officials with 260 computers where they can surf the Internet, blog, conduct video chats and stay in touch with friends and family.
07/24/2008 "Voices of the Olympic Games" Lenovo Launches Blogger Program for Athletes on a Journey to Bejing
BEIJING, 24 July 2008 – Lenovo today launched a blogging program and website for athletes training to compete in the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. The program builds on a historic shift in the Olympic movement –- these are the first Olympic Games where athletes will blog during the competition time period itself.
05/02/2008 Leo Ku, Liu Xiang and Designer of “Cloud of Promise”-themed Olympic torch to sign on limited-edition notebooks to raise money for Lenovo Hope Fund
Hong Kong, April 17, 2008 – In celebration of the upcoming Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, Lenovo, worldwide partner of the Olympic Torch Relay and the exclusive computing equipment supplier for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, announced today that the Global Online Philanthropic Auction of the Lenovo Olympic torch-themed limited edition notebook PCs for Hong Kong market will be launched starting from April 22, 2008.
03/03/2008 Lenovo Retains No. 1 Overall PC Vendor Position in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, March 3, 2008 – Lenovo Hong Kong reinforced its leading position in PC market in Hong Kong according to the recent quarterly PC tracker from IDC, a leading provider of global IT research and advice.
05/02/2008 Lenovo Launches Global Olympic Philanthropic Campaign
BEIJING, February 6, 2008 – To mark the six-month countdown to the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, PC company Lenovo, Worldwide Partner of the Olympic Torch Relay and TOP Sponsor of the Olympic Games, today announced a global online philanthropic beginning Feb. 8 in the United Kingdom. Just as the Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch Relay will travel around the world, a new Lenovo auction will begin each week in a different country counting down to the Olympic Games. The auction features limited-edition, notebook PCs inspired by the Lenovo-designed Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch.
10/03/2009 New Lenovo-Designed Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch Relay Components Unveiled
BEIJING, February 5, 2008 — In addition to designing the Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch that will travel the world on its way to herald the arrival of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, Lenovo has designed new torch relay components including the Lantern and Local City Cauldrons. The lantern houses the Olympic flame once it is lit in Olympia, Greece and safely carries the "mother flame" from city to city for the duration of the relay while the Olympic cauldron will be lit by the day's last torchbearer at each end-of-day city celebration.
04/12/2007 Lenovo to Conclude Olympic Sponsorship After Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
BEIJING, December 4, 2007 – Lenovo today announced that its role as worldwide partner of the Olympic Games will conclude in December 2008, four months after the closing ceremonies of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
06/11/2007 Lenovo Launches ThinkStation Brand in Fast Lane with the AT&T Williams Formula One Team
GROVE, OXFORDSHIRE, UK – November 6, 2007 – Lenovo partnered with the AT&T Williams Formula One team today to launch the new ThinkStation brand – a powerful new entry in the workstation PC marketplace and the first new Think brand introduced in five years.
11/10/2007 Lenovo Announces 18 Finalists in Global Search for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Torchbearers
BEIJING, October 11, 2007 – Lenovo, a worldwide leader in the PC market, announced today the 18 finalists selected to compete for the chance to participate in the Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch Relay. Lenovo launched the torchbearer search program with the help of Google to find “new thinkers” from around the world to run the torch in China. This is the longest ever Torch Relay in Olympic history with more cities visited than any past Games.
16/09/2007 Lenovo Announces Search for Olympic Torchbearer in Macau
MACAU, September 17, 2007 – Lenovo, a worldwide leader in the PC market, today announced its plan to invite Macau’s most innovative thinkers to participate in the Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch Relay. As a Worldwide Partner of the Olympic Torch Relay and TOP sponsor of the Olympic Games, Lenovo will look for a Macanese torchbearer who embodies the Olympic Spirit, through a public selection campaign, to take part in the Olympic Torch Relay in Macau.
06/09/2007 LENOVO Commemorates 15th Anniversary of ThinkPad by Uncorking New "Reserve" Edition
HONG KONG – September 6, 2007 – Lenovo Hong Kong today set the bar for superior customer service even higher with the unveiling of the ThinkPad Reserve Edition notebook.
24/08/2007 Lenovo Showcases Top Engineered PCs at Hong Kong Computer & Communications Festival 2007
Hong Kong, August 24, 2007 - Lenovo Hong Kong is the Official Notebook Sponsor for the Hong Kong Computer & Communications Festival 2007 (HKCCF 2007), running from today until August 27. At the Festival, Lenovo will showcase a series of top engineered PCs including ThinkPad, ThinkCentre and Lenovo 3000 Series. In addition, a number of limited edition PCs will also make their Hong Kong debuts at the Festival, including the Lenovo Olympic Torch-Themed notebook, an inspiration of the Lenovo-designed 2008 Olympic Torch and Lenovo 3000 Winnie the Pooh limited edition notebook.
13/08/2007 Lenovo Announces Search for Olympic Torchbearer in Hong Kong
HONG KONG, August 13, 2007 – Lenovo, a worldwide leader in the PC market, today announced it will extend invitations to Hong Kong's most innovative thinkers to participate in the Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch Relay. As a Worldwide Partner of the Olympic Torch Relay and TOP sponsor of the Olympic Games, Lenovo will celebrate the power of inspiration in Hong Kong by honoring a Hong Kong torchbearer who embodies the Olympic Spirit.
06/08/2007 Lenovo Announces Philanthropic Campaign and 2008 Athlete Champions
BEIJING, August 6, 2007 – Today, in celebration of the one-year-out mark for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, Lenovo, Worldwide Partner for the Olympic Torch Relay and TOP Sponsor of the Olympic Games, announced plans for a global online philanthropic auction. The auction will feature limited-edition notebook computers inspired by the Lenovo-designed 2008 Olympic Torch.
03/08/2007 As One-Year-Countdown Approaches, Lenovo Completes Third Massive Hardware Delivery for Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

02/08/2007 As One-Year-Countdown Approaches, Lenovo Completes Third Massive Hardware Delivery for Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
BEIJING, 2 August 2007 - With the shipment of more than 3,500 pieces of computing equipment, including servers, desktops, monitors and notebook computers, Lenovo completed its third and final hardware delivery to the Integration Test Center of the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad (BOCOG).
01/08/2007 LENOVO REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2007/08 RESULTS
HONG KONG, August 2, 2007– Lenovo Group today reported strong results for its first fiscal quarter of 2007/08, ended June 30, 2007. Consolidated revenue for the quarter grew 13 percent, year over year, to US$3.9 billion, driven by robust shipment growth in all geographies. Lenovo’s worldwide PC shipments grew more than 22 percent in the quarter, well ahead of the industry average growth of approximately 13 percent.
16/07/2007 Lenovo launches Y-Series notebook featuring facial recognition capabilities in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, July 16, 2007 - Lenovo Hong Kong today unveiled its first notebooks featuring facial recognition capabilities, the Lenovo 3000 Y Series Y410 and Y410a. By scanning the user's facial features and matching them with the images from the notebook’s database, the facial recognition function allows users to securely log on without password entry.
11/06/2007 Lenovo Powers Up its Strongest, Coolest and Quietest Ever ThinkPad Lineup
Hong Kong, June 12, 2007 - Lenovo Hong Kong today announced five new ThinkPad notebooks: the first ThinkPad T61 14.1-inch widescreen notebook; the new ThinkPad R61 14.1-inch widescreen notebook, the new ThinkPad X61and X61s notebooks and ultraportable X61 Tablet PC
23/05/2007 Lenovo Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2006/07 Results
HONG KONG, May 23, 2007– Lenovo Group today reported results for its fourth fiscal quarter and full year ended March 31, 2007. Consolidated revenue for the quarter rose 9 percent year over year to US$3.4 billion, driven by stronger performance in all geographies and product segments.
25/04/2007 Lenovo-Designed Olympic Torch for Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Unveiled by Beijing Organizing Committee
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.
18/03/2007 Lenovo sponsors global webcast to encourage more women engineers
Leading PC-Maker Pledges Multi-Year Support for National Engineers Week Foundation
05/03/2007 Lenovo Named Number One Overall PC Vendor in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, February 28, 2007 – Lenovo Hong Kong continues to lead the PC market in Hong Kong according to the recent quarterly PC tracker from analyst firm International Data Corporation (IDC).
01/03/2007 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.
02/02/2007 Lenovo Starts a New Engine in Formula One
Hong Kong, 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.
01/02/2007 Lenovo Reports Third Quarter FY2006/07 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.
29/11/2006 Lenovo launches 3000 Q Series ‘family’ PCs
Hong Kong, November 30, 2006 – Lenovo Hong Kong today unveiled the Lenovo 3000 Q series desktop PCs that mark the arrival of true home audio visual entertainment PCs. The new PCs feature a sophisticated multimedia and computing experience, yet are intuitive enough to be operated by users of all ages.
09/11/2006 Lenovo Reports Second Quarter 2006/07 Results
HONG KONG, November 9, 2006 – Lenovo Group today reported results for the second fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2006. Lenovo’s consolidated revenue for the second quarter increased 1 percent year over year to US$3.7 billion.
23/10/2006 Lenovo and NBA Announce New Global Partnership
NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2006 - The National Basketball Association and Lenovo today announced a new multi-year global marketing partnership to expand Lenovo’s brand recognition internationally and to enhance the NBA game through the use of new technology and statistics, including the launch of the innovative Lenovo Stat.
28/09/2006 Lenovo and IBM Announce Battery Recall
Research Triangle Park, N.C. and Armonk, N.Y., September 28, 2006 --- Lenovo and International Business Machines Corporation, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission today announced the voluntary recall of approximately 526,000 lithium-ion batteries worldwide manufactured by Sony Corporation.
10/09/2006 Lenovo Introduces First ThinkCentre Desktop PCs with AMD Processors
HONG KONG, September 11, 2006 - Lenovo Hong Kong today unveiled the new ThinkCentre A60, the first worldwide ThinkCentre desktop personal computer featuring an AMD processor.
01/09/2006 Lenovo announces management changes
HONG KONG, August 31, 2006 – Lenovo Group today announced two management changes.
29/08/2006 Lenovo is no. 1 PC vendor in terms of unit shipments in Q2 2006 in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, August 30, 2006 – With the successful launch of Lenovo 3000 series earlier this year, Lenovo led Hong Kong’s desktop and notebook markets in terms of units shipped in the second quarter of 2006, according to International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Asia/Pacific Quarterly PC Tracker, Q2 2006.
18/08/2006 Lenovo adds executives to drive business growth in Asia Pacific
HONG KONG, August 17, 2006 – Lenovo Group today announced the addition of two executives to Lenovo’s Asia Pacific management team.
10/08/2006 HKUST and Lenovo further strengthen partnership with innovative PC and notebook
Hong Kong, August 10, 2006 – Lenovo Hong Kong and The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) today announced the launch of the HKUST Notebook/Desktop Ownership Program 2006. The Program provides university students with affordable yet advanced and innovative notebooks and desktops, encouraging creativity, raising their interests in learning and allowing them to study without boundaries.
03/08/2006 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 (PCD), which closed on April 30, 2005.
19/07/2006 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.
13/06/2006 New Lenovo ThinkPad Fuses Widescreen, Integrated Multimedia with Enterprise-Class Performance
Hong Kong, June 13, 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.
12/06/2006 Lenovo Offers Power and Portability with New 12” Widescreen Notebook
Hong Kong, June 13, 2006 -- Lenovo today unveiled its first ultraportable widescreen notebook PC, the Lenovo 3000 V100, designed for on-the-go small business customers seeking powerful performance in a modern design.
22/05/2006 Microsoft and Lenovo Team Up on New 'Pay As You Go' PCs for Emerging Markets
(SEATTLE, May 22, 2006) -- Lenovo and Microsoft Corp. today announced that they will launch market trials in China and India that will validate the market for pay-as-you-go personal computing, using a model very similar to prepaid mobile telephone services.
28/04/2006 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.
17/04/2006 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.
11/04/2006 Lenovo Demonstrates Leadership in Environmental Affairs with Participation in Rechargeable Battery Recycling Program Ceremony
Hong Kong, April 11, 2006 – Lenovo Hong Kong today participated in the Hong Kong Environmental Protection Department’s (EPD) Rechargeable Battery Recycling Program’s ceremony to mark the shipment of 12 tons of rechargeable batteries collected from community, industrial and commercial sources.
02/04/2006 Lenovo Ranks as No.1 PC Vendor in Hong Kong for Q4 2005
Hong Kong, April 3, 2006 – Lenovo led Hong Kong’s PC market in terms of units shipped in the fourth quarter of 2005, according to International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Asia/Pacific Quarterly PC Tracker, Q4 2005, and the ThinkPad has led the portable category in Hong Kong since 1998.
30/03/2006 Lenovo Adds to New PC Line with First Dual-Core, Widescreen Model
Hong Kong, March 30, 2006 – Lenovo 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.
28/02/2006 First Lenovo-Branded Products Debut Hong Kong
Hong Kong, February 28, 2006 – Lenovo Hong Kong today unveiled the first-ever Lenovo-branded PCs to be offered in Hong Kong, the Lenovo 3000 product family, one of the first truly international PC brands.
25/01/2006 LENOVO REPORTS THIRD QUARTER FY2005/06 RESULTS
HONG KONG, January 26, 2006 – Lenovo’s consolidated revenue for the third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2005, increased 392 percent year over year to HK$31.1 billion, driven by particularly strong performance in China and the May 2005 acquisition of IBM’s PCD business. Lenovo’s PC shipments grew 12 percent year over year.
13/12/2005 Lenovo Points a Finger to Sale of One Million Biometric PCs
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., December 13, 2005 … Lenovo, provider of the industry’s most secure PCs,1 will sell its 1,000,000th ThinkPad notebook with an integrated fingerprint reader next month, making it the largest provider of biometric-enabled PCs in the world.
17/09/2005 ThinkPad Notebooks from Lenovo Take First Place in Tech Support Scores
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 1, 2005 – Lenovo announced today that ThinkPad notebooks finished in first place and received a PC Magazine "Reader's Choice" award in the publication's 18th Annual Reader Satisfaction Survey. For the third year in a row, PC Magazine survey respondents gave ThinkPad notebooks top scores for technical support and repair.
09/06/2005 Lenovo Announces 2004/05 Annual Results
In the 2004/05 fiscal year, Lenovo's profit attributable to shareholders increased by 6.4 percent to HK$1.120 billion.
30/04/2005 Lenovo completes acquisition of IBM’s Personal Computing Division
Read the official announcement of the completion of Lenovo’s acquisition of IBM’s Personal Computing Division.
08/03/2005 Committee on Foreign Investment in U.S. Completes Review of Lenovo-IBM Deal
IBM and Lenovo today announced completion of the review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS), clearing the way to complete the sale of IBM's Personal Computing Division to Lenovo. The CFIUS review was concluded in advance of the statutory deadline.
13/02/2005 New 19-Inch IBM ThinkVision Monitor Designed for New Trends in Desktop Computer Use
IBM today introduced its newest ThinkVision desktop monitor, the 19-inch Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), ThinkVision L190.
03/02/2005 Lenovo Announces 2004/05 Third Quarter Results
Lenovo Group Limited ("Lenovo")(HKSE:992; ADR: LNVGY) today announced its third quarter results for the period ended December 31, 2004.
06/12/2004 LENOVO TO ACQUIRE IBM PERSONAL COMPUTING DIVISION
Lenovo Group Limited (HKSE: 992; ADR: LNVGY), the leading Personal Computer brand in China and across Asia, and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a definitive agreement under which Lenovo will acquire IBM's Personal Computing Division to form the world's third-largest PC business, bringing IBM's leading enterprise-class PC technologies to the consumer market and giving Lenovo global market reach beyond China and Asia.
15/11/2004 LENOVO ANNOUNCES 2004/05 INTERIM RESULTS
(Hong Kong, November 16, 2004) - Lenovo Group Limited ("Lenovo")(stock code: 992) today announced its interim results for the period ended September 30, 2004.
03/11/2004 IBM Offers Simplified Security for New ThinkPad Notebooks
IBM today announced the new ThinkPad G41, a powerful notebook that incorporates the dynamic processing power and high-precision graphics of a desktop in a mobile system
10/08/2004 LENOVO ANNOUNCES 2004/05 FIRST QUARTER RESULTS
(Hong Kong, August 11, 2004) - Lenovo Group Limited ("Lenovo") (stock code: 992) today announced its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2004.
02/08/2004 LENOVO KICKS OFF A "TOWNSHIP COMPUTER POPULARISATION PROGRAM
(Hong Kong, August 3, 2004) - Lenovo Group Limited ("Lenovo") (SEHK: 992) today announced the official launch of its "Township Computer Popularisation Program". Jointly with five partner suppliers, Lenovo introduced a new consumer PC series called "Yuanmeng" and an e-classroom solution, both with outstanding performance and highly attractive price-to-performance ratio, targeting ordinary households and the education sector in township areas respectively. This strategic move will fuel the next round of growth of the China PC market.
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