Headline Rollup for October 19, 2017

Four Indian scientists pioneer Air-Ink This week Scroll revealed that the scientists have been creating Air-Ink, ink made out of air pollution, since June 2016, using “carbon emissions and soot from car exhaust pipes, chimneys and generators”.   Why Germans Work Fewer Hours But Produce More: A Study In Culture When many Americans think of…

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Headline Rollup for October 17, 2017

HP : 10/12/2017 HP Inc. Announces Fiscal 2018 Financial Outlook Press Release Today at HP Inc.’s 2017 Securities Analyst Meeting (SAM), the company provided details on its strategy and opportunities for long-term growth, coupled with its financial outlook for fiscal 2018. Xerox rolls out High Fusion Inks Xerox has initiated the beta user rollout of…

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Headline Rollup for October 12, 2017

Virtulytix launches SuppliesIQ to address a $1Billion a year problem for imaging device dealers and resellers Virtulytix, an Industrial IoT development firm based in Lexington Kentucky has announced a Software as a Solution (SaaS) based product to address a long-standing problem for the office products industry. Within the office products industry the loss of toner…

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Headline Rollups for October 11, 2017

Hundreds of Printers Expose Backend Panels and Password Reset Functions Online A security researcher has found nearly 700 Brother printers left exposed online, allowing access to the password reset function to anyone who knows what to look for. Sharp Announces Contract Award For Reseller Within State Of California Montvale, NJ (Oct. 4, 2017) — Sharp…

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Headline Rollup for October 5, 2017

Virtulytix Produces New Forecast Reports According to the 2017 Worldwide Office Printer and Supplies Forecasts from Virtulytix, Business Inkjet Cartridge Revenue will exceed Consumer Inkjet Cartridge revenue by 2020 OKI Europe offers businesses free mono printing for a year OKI Europe Ltd is offering businesses free mono printing for a year when they purchase an eligible device from…

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Headline Rollup for October 3, 2017

General Plastic Industrial Co., Ltd. Enters into Agreement to Acquire Katun Corporation MINNEAPOLIS – (October 2, 2017) – Katun Corporation (“Katun”), one of the world’s leading alternative suppliers of imaging supplies, photoreceptors and parts to the imaging industry, announced today that General Plastic Industrial Co., Ltd. (“GPI”), of Taiwan has signed an agreement to acquire…

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Headline Rollup for September 28, 2017

Konica Minolta accelerating growth within industrial markets Brussels, Belgium – Konica Minolta at Labelexpo today has announced a “100th customer” milestone, strategic partnership in Europe with finishing specialist GM and the launch of a new product to underpin its accelerating growth path within industrial printing. Fuji Xerox Australian market share sinks after tough year Fuji Xerox’s…

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Headline Rollup for September 26, 2017

Toshiba selects Bain-led group for chip unit sale, looks to get out of debt by next March Toshiba Corp. said Wednesday it has decided to sell its chip unit to a Japan-U.S.-South Korea consortium for around ¥2.4 trillion ($21 billion), rejecting a counterbid from its longtime partner Western Digital Corp. HP Says It’s Time to…

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Headline Rollup for September 20, 2017

Canon printer market set to expand in Sri Lanka MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today that seven new printers, PIXMA TS3120, TS5120, TS6120, TS8120, TS9120, TR8520 and TR7520 Wireless Inkjet Printers, now support Apple® AirPrint wireless1technology. Beneficial for consumers and home office professionals…

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Headline Rollup for September 12, 2017

Konica Minolta introduces new color digital production presses Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. has introduced new AccurioPress C6100 / C6085 color digital production press series. CRN Exclusive: HP Printing President Lores On Reinventing Print, Roam Business Printing, Smart Device Services, New Security Offerings, And Closing The Samsung Deal HP Imaging and Printing President Enrique Lores, who…

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Headline Rollup for September 8, 2017

The technology company upgraded its print fleet with purchase of an Océ VarioPrint i300 Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., today announced that Postal Center International (PCI), a print, mail and marketing solutions provider with headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., recently installed the Océ VarioPrint i300 expecting inkjet to be the…

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Headline Rollup for September 5, 2017

Global PrintSites to Debut Fastest Web-to-Print Solution at Print 17 LAS VEGAS, NV – Graph Expo newcomer and Must See ‘Ems nominee in the Sales and Order Entry category, Global PrintSites (GPS), a web-to-print solution for print providers, will be exhibiting at Print 17 for the first time. Debuting its quick-launch e-commerce print site, GPS will…

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Headline Rollup for August 31, 2017

HP Unveils New Ink Tank Printers Hewlett-Packard (HP) has launched a new HP deskjet GT 5820/101 all-in-one series, which is targeted at high-volume of home users and customers who want value for their money. InkTank printers and interactive projectors give us an edge: Epson InkTank printers and interactive projectors has made a big difference to…

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Headline Rollups for August 29, 2017

64 Percent of Small Businesses Can’t Track Printer Usage or Costs — And They Really Should! Almost two thirds, or 64 percent, of small businesses can’t track how much their print devices cost them nor can they track their usage. And if you are not able to track these basic stats in your business, you…

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Headline rollups for August 25, 2017

Canon USA unveils new Pixma wireless all-in-one printers Canon USA has introduced two new Pixma TR-series wireless home office all-in-one (AIO) printers to help customers increase their business productivity. HP Inc. Makes a Surprising Run As Sister Company Stumbles In 2015, in one of the biggest corporate breakups in Silicon Valley’s history, the roughly 75-year…

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Headline Rollups for August 22, 2017

Brother Mobile Solutions’ New Partner Program Builds Alliances on Shared Vision to Drive Mobile Technology Growth WESTMINSTER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc. (BMS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brother International Corporation, today unveiled its new Brother “THE NEXT” Partner Program, an innovative, growth-oriented approach to forging alliance partnerships for long-term mutual advantage. Designed to capitalize on…

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Headline Rollups for August 17, 2017

Industrial IoT Solutions Firm, Virtulytix Launches From Lexington, Kentucky Virtulytix is a new company focused on providing advanced analytics to clients across a broad range of industries. According to the company’s President, Scott Hornbuckle, Virtulytix is on the leading edge of advanced analytics with the specific goal of “making the Industrial IoT smart!”. Epson Launch…

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Headline Rollup for August 15, 2017

Division Of Norwalk-Based Xerox Defrauded Of $25 Million, Feds Say NORWALK, CT — Five Daytona, Florida men have been charged in connection with a fraud case in which the suspects allegedly defrauded a Rochester, NY division of Norwalk-based Xerox of $25 million in fake printer and toner sales, reports the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle. Here’s…

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Headline Rollup for August 10, 2017

Lexmark Layoffs 2017: 700 Job Cuts Lexmark International layoffs will impact 700 employees or 7 percent of the company’s employees over the next year, the printer maker confirmed today. How Hackers Make Big Bucks Stealing, Selling Personal Information Personal information was stolen 30 times a minute in 2016. HP debuts Virtual Reality solutions and services…

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Headline Rollups for August 8, 2017

Epson America Sees Healthy Market Opportunities for Business Inkjet MFP It’s been said that the SMB office environment is the last great, untapped frontier that inkjet printing has yet to conquer. But now that inkjet is beginning to infiltrate the BTA channel, courtesy of new product introductions from both Epson America and HP, it will…

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Headline Rollups for August 3, 2017

Xerox (XRX) Beats Q2 Earnings Estimates, Narrows Guidance Xerox Corporation XRX reported mixed second-quarter 2017 results with adjusted earnings of 87 cents per share, which beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 84 cents. Xerox posts higher second-quarter net income Xerox Corp. reported Tuesday that its net income climbed 5 percent in second-quarter, but its revenue declined…

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Headline Rollup for August 1, 2017

Canon revises 2017 targets upwards on printer demand An expected tick-up in demand for laser printers and colour photocopiers has prompted Canon to revise its sales and income targets for the full year. Epson and Nuance alliance means profit opportunity for channel partners Channel partners of Seiko Epson Corp. will soon have a new opportunity…

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Headline Rollup for July 27, 2017

Lawsuit alleges Lexmark misled investors and cost shareholders millions Lexmark “made false and misleading statements” about demand, inventory and growth prospects for its supplies business in 2014-15 that cost shareholders more than half a billion dollars, according to a class-action lawsuit filed July 20 in United States District Court for the southern district of New York.…

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Headline Rollup for July 25, 2017

Printing from a smartphone is so simple you’ll never look back Printing photos and documents directly from a smartphone is just as easy as on a personal computer, as long as the printer is connected to a wireless network. Printer ink: save money with third-party brands Switching to cheap ink cartridges, including third-party inks, can…

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Headline Rollup for July 24, 2017

OKI to exhibit Pro Series graphic arts printers at PrintPack+Sign 2017 Japan-based printing technology provider OKI is set to showcase its advanced Pro Series graphic arts printers at the PrintPack+Sign event in Singapore. Lexmark named a leader in Document Imaging Security LEXINGTON, Ky., July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lexmark International, Inc., a global imaging solutions leader, today…

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Headline Rollup for July 18, 2017

Jefferies gives IBM Watson a Wall Street reality check IBM’s Watson unit is receiving heat today in the form of a scathing equity research report from Jefferies’ James Kisner. The group believes that IBM’s investment into Watson will struggle to return value to shareholders. In recent years, IBM has increasingly leaned on Watson as one of its…

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Headline Rollup for July 13, 2017

The sale of Lexmark’s enterprise software unit is finalized Private equity firm Thoma Bravo on Monday announced that it had completed the acquisition of Lexmark International Inc.’s Enterprise Software business. US computer firm HP puts 195-acre Leixlip campus up for sale US computer maker HP Inc has put its 195-acre Liffey Park Technology Campus in Co Kildare up for…

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Headline Rollups for July 11, 2017

Lexmark names senior vice president/chief financial officer LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 7, 2017) — Lexmark International, Inc. today announced the appointment of Ying (Vivian) Liu as senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), effective Thursday. Kenji Sato Named as President and CEO of Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc. MELVILLE, N.Y., July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Canon U.S.A., Inc., a…

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Headline Rollup for July 6, 2017

Lexmark hands resellers SME laser range Lexmark is looking to the channel to exclusively take its latest laser printer range out to the SME market across EMEA. Xerox Celebrates an Innovation that Led to Digital Printing In 1969, in his lab in Webster, NY, Xerox engineer Gary Starkweather was challenged with improving the speed of…

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Headline Rollup for June 29, 2017

Fuji Xerox Printers shakes up partner program Local Fuji Xerox Printers partners will see a host of changes to the vendor’s partner program in 2017-2018, including new entitlements for some tiers. HP Inc Is Down Since Its Earnings Report: Can HPQ Rebound? It has been about a month since the last earnings report for HP Inc.…

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