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Patriotic Storm Trips Up Lenovo

Lenovo founder and Legend Holdings Chairman Liu Chuanzhi attends a Hong Kong news conference on the company's annual results in March 2016. Photo: VCG
Lenovo founder and Legend Holdings Chairman Liu Chuanzhi attends a Hong Kong news conference on the company's annual results in March 2016. Photo: VCG

*Lenovo founder says that ‘vicious articles’ accusing the company of ‘selling out China’  by not supporting Huawei have ‘seriously dented’ its reputation

*The criticism comes at a sensitive time, with Sino-U.S. trade tensions exposing China’s reliance on American technology and Lenovo losing its top spot in the global PC market

(Beijing) — The founder of Lenovo Group Ltd. has pushed back against accusations that the Chinese personal-computer giant was “unpatriotic” because it did not support homegrown wireless technology at an industry group meeting in 2016.

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