Headline Rollups for January 23, 2018

FORTUNE Magazine Places Canon Among “World’s Most Admired Companies” for 2018

MELVILLE, N.Y.Jan. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce that Canon Inc., its parent company, has been named to FORTUNE Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for 2018, demonstrating its strong standing within the global business community. Called the “definitive report card on corporate reputations” by FORTUNE, Canon received positive marks for financial soundness, long-term investment value, social responsibility, global competitiveness and quality of products and services to earn this distinction, resulting in a rank of fourth in the Computer category.

Xerox May Be Taken Out of Its Misery

Xerox Corp. (XRX) has been in deep trouble for years. It did not make the train traveling toward the digital storage and sharing of documents and corporate data. According to rumors in The Wall Street Journal and other media, two large shareholders have begun to pressure the Xerox board to sell the company, which may be the only way Xerox has a viable future.

IBM Shows Positive Revenue Growth for First Time in Six Years

Back in October, IBM issued a third-quarter earnings report that, despite a slip in revenue, still exceeded Wall Street analysts’ estimates, suggesting that the venerable IT giant may be returning to revenue growth after five-and-half years of flat results and declines.

Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason Release Joint Statement Regarding Xerox Corporation

New York, New York, January 22, 2018 – Today Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason released the following joint statement regarding Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX)

The ‘HP Way’, an outdated management style?

After spending the last 30 years with HP, I have been reflecting about the ‘HP Way’. In the Eighties, HP was iconic. Employees loved this company. Undergraduates and job seekers viewed HP as one of the most desirable employer. Competitors had to offer a significant higher salary scale in order to get HP employees on board their companies.

The unexpected benefits of data analytics

Data analytics can uncover surprising insights that lead to unexpected new program or product ideas, as these six real-world examples show.

Carl Icahn and Big Investor Form Group to Oust Xerox CEO

Carl Icahn and Xerox Corp.’s (XRX) third-largest shareholder, Darwin Deason, on Monday, Jan. 22, formed a group to target the document technology company and its opaque joint venture with Japan’s Fujifilm Holdings Corp., in a move that comes as the billionaire raider hopes to install a minority slate of director candidates and shake up the business.

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