Lenovo to acquire mobile patents from NEC Corporation Lenovo announced that it has purchased a portfolio of patents from NEC Corporation. The portfolio consists of more than 3,800 patent families filed in numerous countries. The portfolio includes standard essential patents for 3G and LTE mobile technologies as well as patents that cover a range of features and technologies.
Lenovo shipments expected to lead Samsung by 9M in 2015, DigiTimes reports Lenovo (LNVGY) is estimated to beat Samsung (SSNLF) in mobile device shipments in 2015 by about 9M units, reports DigiTimes Research. Lenovo is set to beat Samsung by about 1M units in 2014 and become the second largest mobile computing device brand vendor worldwide behind Apple (AAPL). DigiTimes Research says Lenovo and Samsung plan to focus on maintaining tablet shipments as demand weakens in 2015. Reference Link