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VAIO Corporation will finish separating from Sony in July

Sony announced plans in February to sell its VAIO PC business to Japan Industrial Partners. Now it looks like the transition should be complete by July 1st. That’s when a new entity called VAIO Corporation is expected to launch… and when Sony will officially be out of the PC business. The Japanese electronics manufacturer has […]

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Sony to sell its VAIO PC business, focus on smartphones instead

Sony has announced plans to get out of the personal computer business. The company wants to sell its VAIO PC division to investment firm Japanese Industrial Partners (JIP) this year, which will make the spring 2014 product launch the last line of VAIO computers to wear the Sony name. The company says it will continue […]

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World’s largest PC vendor sells more phones, tablets than PCs (Lenovo)

Before Lenovo acquired IBM’s personal computer business in 2005, the company wasn’t all that well known in the US. But in 2013 the Chinese device maker was named the largest PC vendor in the world. What’s a bit surprising is that Lenovo actually sold more phones and tablets than PCs in the most recent fiscal […]