The Lenovo S8-50

Ronan Hughes turns 40 this month, and his wife and two children came up with the idea of getting him a tablet as a present. “I spent about six week(...)

Hong Kong: approval was won from the city stock exchange for the initial public offering. Photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters

Legend Holdings, parent of computer maker Lenovo, has won approval from Hong Kong’s stock exchange for an initial public offering worth about $2 billi(...)

There is a growing convergence between the internet of things and the world of manufacturing. Photograph: Reuters/Lee Jae-Won

Often considered one of the most traditional areas of business, the manufacturing sector is outstripping every other industry in the adoption of cutti(...)

Lenovo profit beat analysts’ estimates after widening its lead as the world’s biggest PC maker.

Lenovo profit beat analysts’ estimates after widening its lead as the world’s biggest PC maker and as the acquisition of Motorola Mobility boosted the(...)

Tourists look at an Apple Inc. iPhone 6 Plus smartphone in front of a sculpture of a gilded bauhinia at Golden Bauhinia Square in Hong Kong, China. Photograph: Billy H.C. Kwok/Bloomberg

Apple’s close relationship with China is getting ever closer. In the first quarter of the year, Apple’s revenues in China rose 71 per cent to €14.7 bi(...)

The OnePlus One smartphone sold initially by invitation only. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

China-based smartphone maker OnePlus, is in talks to obtain Silicon Valley venture capital funding to help double its workforce as it boosts output. (...)

IBM must help China build its IT industry rather than viewing the country solely as a sales destination or manufacturing base, IBM CEO Virginia  Rometty said. Photograph: Wu Hong/EPA

IBM will share technology with Chinese firms and will actively help build China’s industry, CEO Virginia Rometty said in Beijing as she set out a stra(...)

Microsoft’s plans to upgrade Windows users in China is a unprecedented attempt to get legitimate versions of its software onto machines.  Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Microsoft is making its biggest push into the heavily pirated Chinese consumer computing market this summer by offering free upgrades to Windows 10 to(...)

Phil Gilbert (centre), general manager IBM Design, at an IBM Design studio gathering

You might not be able to herd software programmers – the old joke is that this is like herding cats.But computing giant IBM is proving that you can ce(...)

An employee waves her arm to demonstrate command of a 5G Mission Critical IoT wireless robotic device manufactured by SK Telecom Co at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Did you hear the one about the consultancy firm and the credit card company that developed a connected car? It turns out that it is not just the car-m(...)