Category: Toshiba

Toshiba Seeking to Sell Westinghouse Electric, But Not PC Business

Last week, financially strapped Toshiba Corporation of Tokyo, Japan, denied reports that it’s selling its PC business to AsusTek Computer, Inc., as reported by Japan’s Nikkei. However, the firm did state that its board of directors has decided to sell Toshiba’s bankrupt nuclear-power business, Westinghouse Electric Company. According...

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This Week in Imaging: “Can you turn that printer down?” Security the New ‘Speeds-and-Feeds’

By far, the most interesting news this week was HP’s new home printer, the AMP 100, which features Bluetooth speakers that are used to stream music and sound from any Bluetooth-capable device, prompting one of the folks at HP to tell us, “It’s the first time I’ve ever...

Toshiba America Resumes Office-Equipment Dealer Acquisition Strategy

Toshiba America Business Solutions (TABS) reports that it’s acquired Electro Imaging Systems, Inc. (EIS), an independent office-equipment dealer located in Livermore, California, for an undisclosed sum. EIS is a certified reseller of Ricoh and Xerox copier/MFPs and Canon wide-format printers. EIS, which does not currently sell Toshiba products...

This Week in Imaging: Xerox Gets Serious with a Dealer Channel and A4; More

Is Xerox seeing the A4 and dealer-channel light? It seems so. This week – via comments from its CEO and another dealer acquisition by Xerox’s Global Imaging Systems – Xerox is showing it’s certainly serious with moving from direct sales to dealer channel. And while before it didn’t...

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...