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HP Appoints Antonio Lucio Chief Marketing Officer of HP Inc.

April 14, 2015 – Hewlett-Packard reports that Antonio Lucio will become chief marketing officer of HP Inc., which consists of HP’s PC and printing businesses, following HP’s separation into two new publicly traded Fortune 50 companies. Lucio will report to Dion Weisler, future Chief Executive Officer of HP Inc. “Since announcing our plans to separate […]

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This Week in Imaging: HP Enterprise LaserJets with Next-Generation Security; Latest OKI BTA Color MFP; Booming 3D-Printer Market; More

We’re big fans of HP’s Instant Ink Program and pleased to hear that HP is increasing its efforts to tell everybody about its similar SureSupply Auto Delivery for toner. What’s even more interesting is that HP now claims that SureSupply will include third-party toner cartridges as well. We don’t have a list of supported third-party […]

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HP Revamps Channel-Partner Programs to Help Partners with Its Separation into Two Companies

March 17, 2015 – Hewlett-Packard reports that it’s updated its channel-partner programs in order to help its distributors and resellers navigate through HP’s upcoming separation into two companies (HP Inc., which will focus on PCs and printing, and HP Enterprise, which will focus on enterprise solutions). It also introduced new programs, including the Partner One […]

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Hands-On Competitive Test Report and Videos: Canon MAXIFY vs. HP Officejet Pro Inkjet AiO’s — Which Brand is Best for Your Business?

March 11, 2015 – With their rich feature sets and low Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and energy consumption, we’ve always maintained that in many way, business-inkjet printers represent the cutting edge in a sea of change. More recently, inkjet printers have attained a level of performance and manageability to the point where they can […]

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Re-Engineered HP Color LaserJets with JetAdvantage Cloud-Based Pull Print, Private Print, Faster Print Speeds, More

March 11, 2015 – Along with its new JetIntelligence toner cartridges (see our story here), yesterday in New York, Hewlett-Packard, calling it its most significant re-engineering since the introduction of the HP LaserJet in 1984, unveiled its next-generation LaserJet family, which it says use up to 53-percent less energy, take up to 40-percent less space, and […]

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New HP Inkjet Nozzle Architecture Said to Double Production-Printers’ Print Resolution

February 6, 2015 – Hewlett-Packard has announced its new High Definition Nozzle Architecture technology  for HP Inkjet Web Presses for production and commercial printing, stating that the technology doubles the native print resolution of current HP inkjet print heads from 10,560 to 21,120 nozzles. This enables HP printers to deliver 2,400 nozzles per inch (per color […]

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Review: Retail Business-Class A4 Color MFPs – HP’s Officejet Pro X476dw is Best in Class

Any office or company whose core business entails paper-based transactions with customers must own a color All-in-One or MFP that can quickly, reliably, and economically produce high-quality color prints. While there are many candidates, Wirth Consulting narrows the field to Business-Class A4 Color MFPs available from the retail channel.  What is our definition of “Business-Class”? […]

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Judge Dismisses HP Officejet 8500, 8600 Wireless Class-Action Lawsuit

TopClassAction.com reports that a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has dismissed a class-action lawsuit alleging that the wireless connectivity of an HP Officejet 8500 All-in-One “failed during normal use.” Lead plaintiff in the class-action case (Vincent Ferranti, et al. v. Hewlett-Packard Company), Vincent Ferranti, alleged that he […]

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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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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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HP Rolls Out Next-Generation HP Indigo 7800 and WS6800 Digital Presses for Printers

Hewlett-Packard today rolled out the HP Indigo 7800 and WS6800 Digital Presses, which are built on its flagship HP Indigo 7000 and WS6000 Digital Press series, which have more than 2,000 installations worldwide. According to HP, the sheet-fed HP Indigo 7800 Digital Press provides print service providers (PSPs) a range of new capabilities, including the […]

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Review: Enterprise-Ready A4 Color MFPs – HP’s Officejet Pro 476dw is Best in Class

There was quite a selection of quality “Enterprise-Ready” A4 MFPs in the group of devices that comply with our conditions below, are priced from $399.99 to $9,400.00, and in color print speed from 15 to 40 ppm. Determining a Best in Class winner from this group was a difficult proposition, with 16 MFPs from Brother […]

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Earnings up for HP’s First Quarter, Commercial and Consumer Printer Shipments Up

On February 20th, Hewlett-Packard reported results for its first quarter, with earnings per share (EPS) of $0.74, up 17 percent from the $0.63 it reported for the period a year ago, and above its previously provided outlook of $0.60 to $0.64. Net earnings for the quarter were $1.4 billion, a 16-percent increase versus the same […]

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HP Launches First Mopria-Certified Printer for Mobile Printing with Easy Android Printing

Hewlett-Packard today launched the world’s first Mopria-certified printer/MFP, the Color LaserJet Pro MFP M476, which is Mopria-certified for mobile printing. Designed for small to mid-size businesses (SMBs), the Color LaserJet Pro MFP M476 (starts at $529) meets Mopria global certification standards for simple wireless printing from smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices, including Apple iOS, as well […]

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HP Won’t Purchase Other 3D Printer Companies, Says HP President and CEO Meg Whitman

Hewlett-Packard, which recently announced that it intends to enter the 3D printer market, will most likely not purchase other companies to get into the market, but instead will develop 3D printers itself, according to Hewlett-Packard President and CEO Meg Whitman. Whitman made the comments at an investors’ conference call held on November 26th. She also […]

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Revenue Down, but Earnings up for HP’s Fiscal Year

HP today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 31, 2013. Fourth quarter earnings per share (EPS) was $0.73, up from a net loss per share of $3.49 in the prior-year period. Fourth-quarter net revenue of $29.1 billion was down 3 percent from the prior-year period and down 1 percent when adjusted for the effects of currency. Fiscal […]

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New Large-Format Color Inkjet Designjet Z5400 ePrinter from HP

On September 4th, Hewlett-Packard introduced the Designjet Z5400 PostScript ePrinter, expanding the HP Designjet Z-series portfolio with the first multi-roll, large-format ePrinter for copy shops.  Hp says the 44″ (1.11 meter) device is ideal for printing large-format applications with high image quality, such as posters, photos, canvases, backlit prints, indoor signs, point-of-sale posters, line drawings, […]

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Proposed Class Action Suit Claims HP Officejets Have Spotty Wireless Connection – See Our Recommendations

Law 360 reports that Hewlett-Packard was hit with a proposed class action on August 26th in California federal court, with the suit claiming that HP’s Officejet Pro 8500 and 8600 Wireless color inkjet All-in-Ones have spotty wireless connectivity. The complaint was filed by Arizona resident Vincent Ferranti, who alleges that the All-in-Ones have a faulty […]

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