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Lenovo to buy IBM’s x86 server business for $2.3 billion

Chinese PC maker Lenovo might qualify for a frequent buyer’s discount with IBM. In 2005 Lenovo acquired IBM’s personal computer business along with the ThinkPad brand. Now Lenovo has announced plans to acquire IBM’s x86 server division for $2.3 billion. IBM isn’t giving up its entire server division in the deal. The company is holding […]

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IBM Lotus Symphony office suite reaches end of the line

A few years ago IBM started offering a free office suite called Lotus Symphony. It’s based on code from OpenOffice.org, but IBM has forked the project and created a custom user interface and other tools. Last month IBM released Lotus Symphony 3.0.1 with a number of improvements including support for bubble charts and up to […]

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IBM Lotus Symphony to join with Apache OpenOffice.org project

Lotus Symphony is a free office suite that IBM has been offering for the past few years. While the software is based on OpenOffice.org, it’s been largely maintained as an independent fork, and much of the code separating Symphony from the main branch of OpenOffice.org has not been contributed back to the original project. Now […]

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A few details about Lenovo’s netbook emerge

A few days ago we found out that Lenovo’s upcoming low cost ultraportable notebook could be available as soon as September. Now it looks like we have a few specs to share. And when I say a few, I mean it. DigiTimes reports that the laptop will be manufactured by Quanta computers and will come […]