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HP Launches Four New Mobile-Printing Friendly Inkjet All-in-Ones with Instant Ink Program

Hewlett-Packard has introduced four new color inkjet All-in-Ones for home and home-office users, the Envy 7640 e-All-in-One, Envy 5640 e-All-in-One, Envy 5660 e-All-in-One, and Officejet 5740 e-All-in-One, all designed to make it easy for users to print from smartphones and tablets, including iOS, Android, ChromeOS, Windows 8, and the Kindle Fire HDX. All of the new […]

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HP Chairman and CEO Meg Whitman Accepts ALS ICE Bucket Challenge

After a challenge from Dell Computer CEO Michael Dell, Hewlett-Packard Chairman and CEO Meg Whitman has accepted the ALS #IceBucketChallenge. After an icy dousing, Whitman then nominated former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, General Motors CEO Mary Barra, and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney to accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  

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IDC: Worldwide Printer/MFP Market Declines for First Time in Three Quarters; Samsung Makes Gains

The worldwide hardcopy peripherals (HCP) market declined for the first time in the past three quarters to 25.5 million units shipped in the second quarter of 2014 (2Q14), resulting in a -2.3 percent year-over-year decrease, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker. Note that IDC tracks A2-A4 devices in its […]

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Top News for the Week of 8/18/2014 – New Memjet Print Engine, Printer Revenue Down at HP, More

This week, the big news was Hewlett-Packard’s reporting of its results for third-quarter 2014. The good news is that HP achieved a slight revenue increase after several quarters of revenue decline, the bad news was lower printer revenue, including lower supplies revenue. However, HP CEO Meg Whitman was overall pleased with HP’s performance. According to […]

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Slight Revenue Increase for HP; Printing Revenue Down, but PC Revenue Up

Hewlett-Packard reported results for its third quarter, with net revenue of $27.6 billion, up 1 percent from the previous year. Third-quarter GAAP earnings per share were $0.52, down 27 percent from the third quarter a year ago, and down from HP’s previously provided outlook of $0.59 to $0.63 per share. Earnings were $1 billion, down 29 […]

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Top News for the Week of 8/11/2014 – Printer, MFP Shipments Up; Key Legal Rulings for MPHJ Technology, Kodak; More

This week, some of the most interesting news came from market-research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) with its Worldwide Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker (which covers printers, MFPs, and copiers that print on and/or scan A2- to A4-size media). According to IDC, the Western Europe market for printers/MFPs/copiers enjoyed its fifth consecutive quarter of growth, with shipments […]

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Authorities Seize 35,000 Counterfeit Printer Ink Cartridges in Saudi Arabia

Arab News reports that Saudi Arabia authorities have seized some 35,000 counterfeit fake Canon and Hewlett-Packard printer cartridges. According to Arab News, field inspectors for the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Commerce and Industry confiscated more than 35,000 fake printer ink cartridges in Riyadh. The inspectors said the poor-quality ink cartridges were designed to be marketed […]

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Top News for the Week of 8/4/2014 – HP ‘Instant Ink Professional;” Ricoh, Sharp Financials; More

What do you do if the supplies for your product are being made and sold by unauthorized third parties and are cutting into your revenue stream? You either a) enforce your patents through litigation to end the sale of those supplies, and/or b) make your supplies more economical and easier to obtain. Canon Inc. continues […]

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New HP ‘Instant Ink Professional’ – Print up to 2,000 Pages per Month for $59.99

Hewlett-Packard has introduced Instant Ink Professional, an ink-cartridge subscription program under which users pay a monthly fee to have ink cartridges automatically delivered to them whenever ink levels become low, enabling, for instance, users to print 2,000 pages per month for $59.99 per month. This latest program follows up on HP’s Instant Ink program introduced […]

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HP Accuses Autonomy Founder Michael Lynch of Fraud, Files Lawsuit

The Guardian reports that Hewlett-Packard has filed a lawsuit against Autonomy founder and former chief executive Michael Lynch, accusing Lynch of fraud. HP filed the lawsuit on August 4th; it also said it would sue Autonomy’s former financial officer Sushovan Hussain. According to The Guardian: “Hussain is seeking to block HP’s settlement of three shareholder […]

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Top News for the Week of 7/21/2014 – Strong Quarters for Lexmark, Canon; Epson Invests Big in Inkjet; More

Both Lexmark and Canon Inc. continue to report strong financial results. In the case of Lexmark (which has been all quiet on the hardware front lately), revenue from its Perceptive Software division and managed print services (MPS) continues to drive growth. In particular with Lexmark, MPS revenue grew 14 percent compared to the same quarter […]

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Meg Whitman is New Chairman of HP; Other Board Changes Announced

Hewlett-Packard reports that Meg Whitman, HP president and chief executive officer, has been appointed chairman of the board of directors, and current director Pat Russo has been appointed lead independent director. Additionally, Klaus Kleinfeld, chief executive and chairman of Alcoa, has been appointed to the board, bringing the total number of board members to 12. […]

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U.S. Air Force Selects HP for Printers under Five-Year Contract; HP Also Extends Global Hardware Contract with Shell

Hewlett-Packard reported today that the United States Air Force has issued it a five-year Blanket Purchase Agreement for HP single-function printers, MFPs, and their consumables for its Digital Printing and Imaging initiative (DPI). The Air Force’s DPI initiative is based on five key elements of its imaging and printing environment, including savings, security, standardization, simplification, […]

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Five Vendors Named Global Leaders in Managed Print Services

U.K.-based market research and analyst firm Quocirca has released its report, Managed Print Services Landscape, 2014, which names five digital-imaging vendors the market leaders in managed print services: Xerox, Hewlett-Packard, Ricoh, Lexmark International, and Canon. According to Quocirca, Xerox is currently the leader in the managed print services (MPS) market, with the report stating, “Xerox […]

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Metrofuser Introduces Remanufactured HP Printers, ‘MpsClass,’ Available for Dealers Only

New Jersey-based Metrofuser, which re-manufactures parts for Hewlett-Packard and Lexmark laser printers, is introducing a new line, called MpsCLASS, that consist of laser printers, including color, monochrome, standalone, and MFP, for placement in managed-print environments, and which will be distributed only through dealers. Metrofuser says its MpsClass Printers are typically one-third the price of a […]

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HP Wins $147 Million Medicaid Contract Extension with State of Delaware

Hewlett-Packard’s Enterprise Services reports that the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance, has signed a $147 million contract for it to implement its flagship interChange Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS). HP is the nation’s largest provider of Medicaid and Medicare process-management services, administering $140 billion in benefits […]

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OEM Toner-Cartridge Revenues Increase in Western Europe

London-based IT market-research firm Context reports that OEM toner-cartridge revenues across Western European increased by 2 percent year-over-year in the first 22 weeks of 2014 compared to the same period in 2013. According to data published by Context, OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) toner-cartridge revenues were driven by Average Selling Prices (ASPs), which increased by 5 […]

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IDC: Global Production-Printing Market Achieves Double-Digit Growth in First-Quarter 2014

The worldwide production-print market enjoyed double-digit, year-over-year growth in terms of both unit shipment and shipment value during first-quarter 2014 (1Q14). Unit shipments grew 32.1 percent to approximately 9,300 units (printers and MFPs), and shipment value increased 14.4 percent to more than $1.1 billion during the quarter, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Production […]

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