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Lenovo Now Worldwide PC Leader

Clearly the big winner of Wednesday's two reports was Lenovo, which was crowned by both IDC and Gartner as the new worldwide leading PC seller, a title Hewlett-Packard held for the past seven years. Thanks in large part to its home-field advantage in China, PC market Lenovo was able edge out HP as the worldwide PC seller. According to Gartner, it's not the first time Lenovo has earned the title as the world's No. 1 PC seller. In October 2012, Lenovo was the top worldwide PC maker for the third quarter, according to Gartner. However, IDC reported that Lenovo earned the bragging rights for the first time this week.