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Late News: Lenovo Bags Third Position in Global Sales, Nokia Siemens JV to Continue, Majority iOS Games are Pirated

ThinkPad maker Lenovo has overtaken Acer to seize third spot on list of the world’s top-selling PC makers released on Wednesday by the research outfit IDC. With this achievement, Lenovo now lags behind only Hewlett-Packard and Dell who secured the first and second places in the list respectively.

Nokia Corp. and Siemens’s joint venture Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) on Wednesday announced that the companies will continue to keep up with their business venture after failing to secure stakeholders for a part of it.

Chip maker Intel has predicted that laptops, tablets and netbooks will be replaced by ‘indescribable’ computer systems ten years down the line. Speaking during the SEMICON West conference in San Francisco, Rama Skukla, vice president of Intel's architecture group, declared that the tablets were ‘disappearing’ and the that devices that people will be using could not be described

The word on the street is that Apple Inc is going to unveil their new MacBook Air notebook computers in the coming days, which will be accompanied by a new line of Mac Mini machines. According to the technology site 9 to 5 Mac, part numbers hinting towards the new MacBook Air models have been recently seen alongside those of an upgraded Mac Mini edition.

Software developer Gamized has attacked Apple for its inability to curb piracy on its iOS platform, calling the problem 'humiliating'. The company's Luis Fonseca has revealed to thinq_ that fewer than one in ten copies of commercial games currently being played by iOS-powered device owners has been legally purchased.

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.