Lenovo led us to believe that our LePad chances weren't terribly good
, but CEO Yang Yuanqing recently told the Wall Street Journal
that the Android tablet is indeed slated for a 2011 US launch. Though Lenovo's COO Rory Read was pretty clear that the LePad wouldn't ship stateside until a tablet-ready version of Android was ready to go
, it seems the company's now confident that Google will deliver the goods. However, our gain is apparently China's loss, as the publication reports that the slate's been pushed into 2011 (as opposed to this December
) in its country of origin as well. What's a multinational computer corporation to do?