Lenovo Eyes the Mobile Market

After securing its place in the PC market, Lenovo Group is now hoping to establish similar clout in the mobile market. The China-based company is looking to aggressively build its reach beyond computers and laptops, and become “PC Plus” leader. Yang Yuanqing, Lenovo chairman and CEO, boasted about the company's progress last week in a…

Backlogs May Be the New Normal

Supply chain managers buying parts for mobile phones may want to brace for a bumpy ride. Recent news coming from Asia indicates shortages for several important components could trigger supply chain disruptions, hike prices, and make backlogs a new norm for a while. Industry sources cited by DigiTimes reported that several key smartphone components, including…

The Camera-Ready Car

As the auto industry starts to bring more connected cars to market, it's clear that other industries will reap the benefits, too. Camera makers and suppliers, for instance, will certainly see a boost, if new market data proves right and if proposed legislation eventually passes. Various sorts of visual-gathering equipment will be needed if carmakers…