Tagged: Konica Minolta

This Week in Imaging: Mixed Financial Results; Ricoh Takes $200M Loss; HP-Samung Deal Done

The big news this week was of course HP Inc.’s completion of its acquisition of Samsung’s printer business. With the acquisition, HP promises that its new A3 portfolio will boast about 30-percent lower service costs and 40-percent lower cost for color output. HP says the lower service costs...

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New ‘Patent Troll’ Diversified Observation Files Patent-Infringement Lawsuit Against Konica Minolta

A new “patent troll,” Diversity Observation , has recently emerged and is targeting Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. with a patent-infringement lawsuit involving office copier/MFP technology. “Patent trolls” are typically defined as an entities holding patents but not producing any goods or services. Diversity Observation, which is based...

This Week in Imaging: A Look at New China Restrictions on HP

The good news for HP Inc. was that, last week, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Commerce approved HP’s pending acquisition of Samsung’s Printing Solutions business (now called S-Printing Solution Company). The bad news is that although China approved the deal, it approved it with some restrictions...

This Week in Imaging: Inkjet and Ink-Tanks Make Key Gains; More

As you may well know, we at Wirth Consulting “think ink” and have to make constant efforts to curb our enthusiasm about this ground-breaking technology. That said, several exciting (for us) inkjet-related news items passed across our desks this week: 1) For the first time, inkjet printer and...