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J.D. Howard: Lenovo Targets Top Spot in Global Smartphone Markets

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Mobile computer (organizer) on the documentsChina’s Lenovo Group is making a push to bolster its footprint in the smartphone business in the U.S. and other international markets, The New York Times reported Thursday.

“I“™ll be very clear: Our aspiration is someday to be No. 1 in the mobile space,“ said J.D. Howard, a Lenovo vice president, told the publication.

Eric Pfanner writes Lenovo is best known for personal computers and that deals, including its acquisition of IBM’s PC business in 2005, helped expand the Chinese firm’s presence in major markets.

According to market research firms Gartner and IDC, Lenovo garnered a 16.7 percent share of PC shipments worldwide.

In 2012, Lenovo debuted the Yoga device designed to combine laptop and tablet features and run on Android operating system, Pfanner writes.

“The PC is not going to go away tomorrow,“ Peter Hortensius, president of Lenovo’s Think Business Group told The Times, adding that “$200 billion is a big pie, and we think we can get a bigger piece of it.”

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Written by Mary-Louise Hoffman

is a writer of news summaries about executive-level business activity in the government contracting sector. Her reports for ExecutiveBiz are focused on trends and events that drive the GovCon industry to include commercial technologies that private companies are developing for federal government use. She contributes news content to ExecutiveBiz’s sister sites GovCon Wire and ExecutiveGov.

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