Lenovo Looks Ahead From Atop PC World

The Economist details the rise of Chinese computer giant Lenovo, from its humble start in a guard shack to the growing pains that followed its 2005 acquisition of IBM’s corporate PC division: Given all this, its recent...

Weather Engineering in China

The Technology Review reports on how the Chinese plan to modify the weather in Beijing during the Olympics, using supercomputers and artillery. To prevent rain over the roofless 91,000-seat Olympic stadium that Beijing natives...

Low-Cost PC Aimed at Poor, Rural China – AP

Lenovo, aiming to retain a large share of the Chinese computer market, will begin producing a cheap computer for low-income Chinese. The computer can be connected to a television set and will come with a keyboard and processor. From the Chicago Tribune: Lenovo Group Ltd. said Friday that it will sell a basic personal computer […]

Xinhua: China’s computer market to continue fast growth

From Xinhua – English: China’s leading IT consulting firmpredicted that China’s computer market would maintain a 15.5 percent average annual growth rate in the next five years, state media reported. The market volume will reach 849.9 billion yuan (approximately 102.4 billion US dollars) in 2009, with the market share of computer hardware to go down […]

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