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Lenovo rumored to take over Sony VAIO PC business

Last week Lenovo secured Motorola from Google, this week, rumors fly that it will team up with Sony for its VAIO PC business.

@anthony256
Published Mon, Feb 3 2014 3:29 AM CST   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:15 PM CDT

Lenovo only just whipped out its card to buy Motorola Mobility from Google for $2.91 billion last week, but now the Chinese giant is reportedly in talks with Sony about a possible joint venture to take over Sony's struggling VAIO PC business.

Lenovo rumored to take over Sony VAIO PC business | TweakTown.com

Japanese broadcaster NHK is behind the juicy news, with Sony saying in a statement: "Sony continues to address various options for the PC business, but the press report on a possible PC business alliance between Sony and Lenovo is inaccurate". Sony says it has plans to revamp its VAIO line of devices, which has been slammed by the smartphone and tablet business.

But with Lenovo earning around 80% of its revenue from PCs, this rumor could turn out to be a very interesting one going into 2014.

NEWS SOURCE:reuters.com

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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