20 To Watch In 2010

Lenovo started 2010 off with a bang, using the Consumer Electronics Show as the platform from which to launch a slew of new desktops and laptops, led by its innovative IdeaPad U1, a hybrid notebook-tablet PC. But in addition to the fresh lineup, which the company is positioning for crossover into the SMB, the company has pledged a big increase in channel investment this year as it works to gain market share against rival Acer.