Headline Rollup for May 24, 2016

Partners Hopeful Xerox Will Continue Channel Focus After CEO Burns Steps Down

Xerox solution provider partners said they are optimistic that Xerox will continue its open-arms approach to the channel after Ursula Burns steps down from the CEO role when Xerox becomes two separate companies.

Epson Introduces Fast, Versatile WorkForce 2700-Series Business Printers

LONG BEACH, Calif., May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Epson America, Inc. today announced the Epson WorkForce® 2700-Series all-in-one printers designed for the home office. The WorkForce WF-2760 and WF-2750 feature wireless connectivity and leverage Epson’s PrecisionCore printhead technology for sharp, professional documents at fast print speeds. With 150-sheet paper capacity and compatibility with a wide range of mobile printing options, the WF-2700-Series increases productivity and offers users an easy-to-use and affordable solution.

Xerox Names Ursula Burns Chairman of Post-Separation Document Technology Company

NORWALK, Conn. —  The Board of Directors of Xerox (NYSE: XRX) announced today that Ursula Burns will serve as chairman of the board of the Document Technology company following the completion of the separation of Xerox into two independent, publicly-traded companies. Burns will continue in her current role as chairman and chief executive officer of Xerox until the separation.

Epson sees stronger sales, higher exports

SIARGAO, Surigao del Norte—Epson Precision Philippines Inc. expects sales this year to grow faster than its counterpart in the region due to a strong domestic economic growth.

“We are quite bullish about this year. The past few years we’ve been blessed with good economic growth, which spurred demand for our products. So, the same thing also [for this year], it looks like the Philippines is expected to be one of the leaders in growth in terms of countries with regards to its neighbors,” Epson’s head of marketing division Ed Bonoan told reporters in a briefing here.

Kyocera boosts toner recycling programme

Kyocera Document Solutions UK has unveiled a new toner recycling programme, that includes a free supply and collection of boxes in a choice of two sizes. The development adds to its existing solution for single toner returns.

‘Samsung Cloud Print’ Service Surpasses 1 Million Copies

Samsung Electronics Co.’s cloud printing software Samsung Cloud Print has supported more than 1 million copies in just one year after its launch in May 2015.

Samsung Cloud Print is a user-centered service which allows users to print a document directly from their mobile devices, such as smartphone and tablet, via cloud at anytime and anywhere without having to physically connect their computer and printer.

Google’s mobile productivity apps bury Microsoft’s

Two years after Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella cut the cord between his firm’s biggest money makers — Office and Windows — by introducing mobile productivity apps for Apple’s iPhones and iPads, the Redmond, Wash. company remains far behind rival Google in the category, a researcher said today.


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