Headline Rollup for March 28, 2017

Printer makers are fighting to make it illegal for you to refill their cartridges. Yes, it’s bonkers. By This week, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a patent dispute, Impression Products Inc. v. Lexmark International Inc. Unlike most patent cases, this one directly affects the daily lives of nearly every American. It requires the court…

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Headline Rollup for March 23, 2017

Product, programme, and profile information for Brother This Japanese-headquartered print vendor can trace its roots to the Yasui Sewing Machine Company, which was founded 109 years ago. These days it manufactures a range of printers, scanners, services and accessories. OKI Upgrades Wide Format with New Teriostar Multifunction Printers Egham – OKI Europe Ltd has launched two new wide…

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Epson Previews new 100 ppm Line-Head Inkjet MFP

On March 16, 2017, I had an opportunity to attend an Epson Technology event in Chicago with other industry analysts and potential channel and technology partners.  I did have some suspicions as to what Epson was going to demonstrate based on my March 14, 2017 article, “A Look at Epson’s Moves in the Office Printer…

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Headline Rollup for March 21, 2017

Epson Disrupts High Performance Corporate Printer Market with New WorkForce Color A3 Multifunction Printers LONG BEACH, Calif. – March 20, 2017 – Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of superior performing printing solutions, today debuted its first corporate high-speed inkjet line head printer – the WorkForce® Enterprise WF-C20590 A3 multifunction printer – designed for SMB and corporate workgroups. Powered…

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Headline Rollup for March 16, 2017

Brother International Corporation Continues to Deliver Innovation to Businesses of All Sizes with Next-Generation Color Laser Printers and All-in-Ones BRIDGEWATER, N.J., March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Building upon its reputation as a leading provider of business-class document imaging technology and solutions, Brother International Corporation today introduced its expanded line of color laser printers and All-in-Ones. These devices have…

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Headline Rollup for March 14, 2017

Toshiba set to push back earnings release again TOKYO — Toshiba reportedly plans to postpone releasing earnings for the nine months ended December, currently due out Tuesday, amid continued disagreement over an investigation into U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric. Toshiba Tec shares rise more than 6 percent on sale report Shares in Toshiba Tec Corp (6588.T) rose…

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Headline Rollup for March 9, 2017

Lexmark patents magnetic anti-counterfeit particles Printer giant Lexmark has been awarded a US patent on a means of uncovering counterfeit ink and toner products. HP CEO Dion Weisler visits Seoul to finalize Samsung merger [THE INVESTOR] HP CEO Dion Weisler visited Seoul last week to finalize talks on the US printer and PC giant’s planned acquisition…

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Headline Rollup for March 7, 2017

Will the Samsung Scandal Threaten HP Printer Deal? The heir and de facto leader of Samsung, Lee Jae-yong, was arrested on February 17th in connection to the corruption and influence peddling scandal that may remove impeached South Korean President, Park Guen-hye, from power. Lee and four other Samsung executives, according to The Washington Post, “will stand trial in the…

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Headline Rollup for March 2, 2017

Brother International Corporation Expands Its Award-Winning INKvestment Color Device Line Providing Small Businesses Full-Featured Printers That Are Cost-Effective And Business Ready BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Brother International Corporation, a leading provider of printing and imaging solutions, builds upon the success of its INKvestment line of color inkjet all-in-ones with two additions to…

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Headline Rollup for February 28, 2017

PrintFleet announces LINK partnership with Q2 Ontario, Canada – PrintFleet Inc., a global leader in managed print services and supplies automation solutions, announced today that they have partnered with Q2, LLC, a national distributor of compatible imaging supplies, to provide a PrintFleet LINK™ enabled just-in-time supplies fulfilment program for the imaging industry throughout the United States.…

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Headline Rollup for February 23, 2017

Lexmark announces new imaging solution to help hospitals reach HIMSS Stage 7 Solarity Connector links Lexmark MFPs to leading scanning and indexing software for medical records Canon U.S.A. Announces a New Approach to Premium-Quality InkJet Printing with Océ ProStream Series MELVILLE, N.Y., February 20, 2017 – Building on a decade of experience in inkjet technology,…

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Headline Rollup for February 21, 2017

IBM and Ricoh Transform Corporate Meetings with Industry-First, Watson-Powered Interactive Whiteboards MUNICH, February 16th 2017 – IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Ricoh have announced a major shakeup in the corporate meeting room with Ricoh’s new cognitive-enabled interactive whiteboard which uses IBM’s Watson intelligence and voice technologies to actively support people in meetings by responding to commands, taking notes and…

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Headline Rollup for February 16, 2017

Why K-12 Schools Need Managed Print Services Many of us know that public schools around the country are experiencing massive budget cuts, which limit students’ academic and extracurricular opportunities. These budget cuts also affect teachers, who often have to spend their own money on school supplies for their students. WiFi can screw up your printer!…

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Headline Rollup for February 14, 2017

Xerox: Inkjet Is a Reality for All Print Providers “Right Now” Early adopters of Xerox’s inkjet technology say they are seeing measurable business results such as increased page volumes, savings from printing on standard offset coated stocks, and faster turnaround on high-volume transactional print jobs. HP Inc. Protects Businesses from Web-Based Attacks with HP Sure…

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Headline Rollup for February 9, 2017

5 Ways Modern Print Technology Can Help Your Business Modern printing is more than just about pumping out pages a little faster. Today, printing is all about working smarter with the cloud and saving money on consumables. HP Inc confirms plans to close Leixlip operation with 500 job losses It has been confirmed that up…

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Headline Rollup for February 7, 2017

Konica Minolta to Launch Its AiLingual Service in Spring Tokyo (February 6, 2017) – Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) will launch its AiLingual service this spring. As a cloud solution for creating and publishing multilingual job manuals, AiLingual has been planned and developed in collaboration with two start-ups*1 that specialize in developing business solutions. This open innovation…

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Headline Rollup for February 2, 2017

Xerox To Spend $100M In 2017 To Acquire More Multi-Branded Resellers, Get Into Emerging Markets Xerox has set aside $100 million for mergers and acquisitions this year to convert more multi-branded dealers into Xerox-exclusive agents and gain a foothold in newer technologies. Carry your printer with you, in your pocket Forget whatever they told you…

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Headline Rollup for January 31, 2017

Xerox Adds Two New Directors to Board Xerox (NYSE: XRX) today announced that the company’s chief executive officer, Jeff Jacobson, and Greg Brown, chairman and chief executive officer of Motorola Solutions, Inc., have joined Xerox’s board of directors, effective January 26, 2017. Lexmark wins 2017 Innovative Product of the Year Award Lexmark wins 2017 Innovative Product of…

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Headline Rollup for January 26, 2017

HP Inc. Distinguishes FlexPrint National Managed Print Solutions as “Best In Class” Phoenix, Jan. 25, 2017 — FlexPrint Managed Print Solutions has been named as one of HP’s Best In Class MPS partners in the United States.  HP’s goal is to recognize top performing MPS Partners across the nation based on 2016 performance statistics, and…

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Headline Rollup for January 24, 2017

IDG to Be Bought by Chinese Investors; IDC to Spin Out HPC Group US-based publishing and investment firm International Data Group, Inc. (IDG) will be acquired by a pair of Chinese investors, China Oceanwide Holdings Group Co., Ltd. and IDG Capital, the companies announced today (Thursday). The official announcement comes after months of speculation with Reutersreporting…

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Headline Rollup for January 19, 2017

Robust Ricoh color A4 MFPs boast productivity and smooth mobile device connectivity, enabling users to do more in less time New information hubs empower workstyle innovation by bringing print, copy, scan, fax, storage and cloud access capabilities to workgroups of all sizes New RICOH Intelligent Delivery Services powers the mail center with enhanced automation and…

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Headline Rollup for January 17, 2017

  Canon’s Continued Innovation Earns Company Position Among Top Three U.S. Patent Holder Companies MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Redefining the boundaries of what’s possible through its strong focus on innovation, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced that its parent company, Canon Inc., has for the 31st consecutive year, secured a spot among…

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Headline Rollup for January 12, 2017

  Epson Introduces SureColor P5000 Professional 17-inch 10-Color Inkjet Printer LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Epson is once again setting the benchmark for professional imaging excellence with the introduction of the new 17-Inch Epson® SureColor® P5000.  Incorporating the latest imaging technologies, the SureColor P5000 resets the standard for the desktop photography, fine art, graphic design, and proofing…

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Headline Rollup for January 10, 2017

  Lexmark cuts may hit Lenexa unit Lexmark International will lay off 320 employees from its enterprise software unit, which may include jobs in Lenexa, a Lexmark spokeswoman confirmed on Thursday. Lexmark will reduce about 10 percent of its enterprise software employees. Konica Minolta invests to show commitment to production print Konica Minolta has opened a Digital…

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Headline Rollup for January 5, 2017

Xerox Launches with a Modern Day Version of the Iconic Brother Dominic Commercial NORWALK, Conn. —  Xerox (NYSE: XRX) today unveiled a new ad – led by a contemporary twist on a beloved commercial – to usher in its next chapter as an $11 billion leader in digital print technology. The commercial describes Xerox’s focused direction to innovate the…

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Headline Rollup for January 3, 2017

HP records double-digit installations of its PageWide portfolio As the calendar year comes to a close, HP has announced a double-digit growth in installations for its PageWide portfolio of printers across the country. It’s been a year since PageWide was introduced in the Indian market. Xerox Completes Separation of Conduent, Begins New Chapter as Focused…

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Headline Rollup for December 22, 2016

Xerox Names Steve Hoover Chief Technology Officer NORWALK, Conn. — Xerox (NYSE: XRX) has named Steve Hoover, as chief technology officer, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Hoover currently serves as chief executive officer of PARC, A Xerox Company. Brother Mobile Solutions Charts Record Growth Fueled by High Demand for Mobile Printing in B2B Markets WESTMINSTER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Brother…

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Headline Rollup for December 20, 2016

Ricoh Remains in Top Shape Proud to be the leading company in Ricoh’s Asia Pacific region Another solid sales year and a continued focus on innovative technology are two key themes to emerge from Ricoh New Zealand’s 2016 Sustainability Report, its ninth such report. Xerox printers discussed for SMBs Small Business Trends talked to Bradley Allan,…

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Headline Rollup for December 15, 2016

Further details on HP Inc-Samsung deal Samsung has shared further information on the acquisition, including details about warranties, cartridges, MPS and more. The OEMs agreed on the deal in September, with HP Inc acquiring Samsung’s printing business for $1.05 billion (€932.8 million). The Recycler reported beforehand that Samsung was mulling over a $1.8 billion (€1.6 billion) sale to HP…

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Headline Rollup for December 13, 2016

HP tackles weak printer firewalls through Managed Print Services updates Hewlett Packard is on a mission to protect corporate print environments against cyberattacks, and it has redesigned its Managed Print Services to do it. Lexmark announces commencement of change of control offer to purchase its Senior Notes due 2020 LEXINGTON, Ky., Dec. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Lexmark International,…

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