China's Lenovo to buy IBM's PC business

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China's Lenovo to buy IBM's PC business, 12/08/04

China's Lenovo Group Wednesday signed a definitive agreement to acquire IBM's PC division. Lenovo will pay $1.25 billion in cash for the business, which is expected to transform it into the world's No. 3 PC maker, the companies announced.

Lenovo confirms talks with 'major' IT company, 12/07/04

China's Lenovo Group is in talks with a major international IT company regarding an acquisition, it said in an announcement to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Tuesday. The other party was not named.

Messaging wars: Lotus, Microsoft move on, 12/06/04

Nearly a decade ago, e-mail was the killer app and vendors IBM/Lotus and Microsoft were locked in a battle to prove which was best at delivering messaging to a corporate world hungry for online communication. The winner? Both.

Tivoli plans to be Big Blue's MVP, 12/06/04

Fighting to keep its lead among aggressive competitors, IBM Tivoli in the coming year plans to improve its IT service management offerings to help Big Blue deliver on its autonomic computing and On Demand Business promises.

Report: IBM's PC business up for sale, 12/03/04

IBM has put its PC business up for sale, according to a story published on Friday on The New York Times Web site.

Q&A: Light the birthday candles for Lotus Notes, 12/02/04

Lotus Notes turns 15 on Dec. 7. Iris Associates, the software development company from whence Notes emerged -- on the Lotus dime -- was founded five years earlier to the day. That's reason enough for Network World’s ‘Net Buzz columnist Paul McNamara ...

IBM launches industry consortium for Power processors, 12/02/04

In a move to open up its Power microprocessor architecture, IBM has formed an industry consortium chartered with opening up the process of building Power processors. Called, the consortium was announced in Beijing on Thursday.

Newsletter: How Power5 enhances IBM’s virtualization capabilities, 12/01/04

IBM demonstrated virtualization capabilities on its servers and storage at its recent analyst conference. Though IBM has several different virtualization ...

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