A different article claims Microsoft said a propriety SSD RAID mode that only Windows could use made Linux installs impossible. [Sure ...]Lenovo created a stir when it said the Yoga 900 and 900S hybrids would work only with Windows, not Linux. The company has now changed its stance, bringing Linux support to those PCs.
I'm glad people are now able to install the OS of their choice on hardware they own. In the meantime, running live from a low-profile usb-3.0 device is an easy alternative.