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Samsung finally tops the smartphone market in China

Samsung finally tops the smartphone market in China

Samsung has finally taken the top spot in China's smartphone market. It has been gunning for the position since 2009, and has not only taken the top spot, but has taken it by a landslide. The company has reported that it has sold a whopping 30.06 million smartphones in China in the last year alone, a figure that is 3 times the 10.9 million smartphones it had sold back in 2011. The huge boost in sales is attributed to Samsung's renown branding in the smartphone market.

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Lenovo straight up steals HTC One aesthetics for two leaked phones

Lenovo straight up steals HTC One aesthetics for two leaked phones

The devices you're about to see are being tipped as coming from Lenovo some time inside the 2013 Summer season, and if you'll look closely, you'll see how they've essentially lifted the styles of the HTC One X and the HTC One S top to bottom. Though HTC has moved past those devices with the more simply titled HTC One, you'll see first and fore most that the HTC One X has had its styling looked after on both the front and back of this code-named Lenovo S920. This device is also tipped as coming with many of the same specifications as the Lenovo K900, this time with a bit more affordability attached.

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Lenovo A- and S-Series tablets hands-on: Watch out Nexus 7, Lenovo is after you

Lenovo A- and S-Series tablets hands-on: Watch out Nexus 7, Lenovo is after you

It's shaping up to be a day of Android as Mobile World Congress opens, with Lenovo joining the throng with a trio of tablets, the A-Series A1000 and A3000, and the S-Series S6000. The two A-Series models, both 7-inchers, target the entry- and mid-point of the market: the A1000 is the most affordable, though it offers Dolby Digital Plus audio and front stereo speakers, while the A3000 steps up to a quadcore chip and has a more impressive display.

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Yahoo co-founder joins Lenovo’s board of directors

Yahoo co-founder joins Lenovo’s board of directors

Jerry Yang, one of the co-founders of Yahoo Inc., is now part of Lenovo’s board of directors. His new position is called the “plum” position, because the only thing he has to do is sit in on the meetings and offer his views. He has no voting rights, or any rights at all. For just being on the board and offering his two cents, he will be paid nearly $200,000. He will be paid $61,875 in cash and be given $135,000 in equity rights.

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FIDO Alliance and DARPA working to replace passwords

FIDO Alliance and DARPA working to replace passwords

Regular alphanumeric style passcodes are not the only method of online security these days, however it is by far the most common. We have seen some other methods in use such as two-factor authentication with RSA SecurID and even with Google and their 2-step verification process. On the flip side of those, we have even seen some slightly more unique options talked about such as using eye movements. Coming to the present day though, and we have talk of replacing passwords coming from two groups.

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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 review

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 review

The first Lenovo ThinkPad tablet ran Android and wasn't quite as popular as the company was expecting, but that didn't stop them from delivering a quality product with round two. Today we have the new Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 Windows 8 Pro hybrid on the SlashGear test bench to share with you all. Everything we loved about the original, including stylus support and 3G connectivity has been delivered on this new full-fledged Windows experience device. Read on to find out our thoughts on the re-imagined ThinkPad Tablet 2.

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Lenovo notebooks put in Q3 2012 star showing as desktops struggle

Lenovo notebooks put in Q3 2012 star showing as desktops struggle

Lenovo saw notebook sales rise but desktop PC struggled in Q4 2012, the company has revealed today, with the shipments of portables up 9.5-percent year-on-year while sales of their desk-bound brethren managed a mere 1-percent rise. The Chinese PC company saw sales of $9.4bn over the three month period, shipping 14.1m PCs for pre-tax revenue of $246m. It also saw a profit from its Chinese smartphone division, the first time that's been recorded.

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Lenovo discredits RIM acquisition rumors

Lenovo discredits RIM acquisition rumors

Lenovo was a hot topic last week after it was reported that CFO Wong Wai Ming said that the company was looking into an acquisition of RIM, as well as possibly a couple of other companies. However, the company has released an official statement downplaying the significance of the quotes from Ming, saying that Ming "was speaking broadly about M&A strategy" and the interviewer specifically asked about RIM.

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