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Archive for December, 2011

Hewlett-Packard undertakes to ‘bring on new talent from within’

Thursday, December 15th, 2011 - Posted in News, Strategy, Total Cost of Printing | No Comments »

Issue #1123 – “We want … less outside recruitment and more promotion from within …” is the forward-looking objective for 2012 onwards, so said a senior Hewlett-Packard executive during an analysts’ briefing on Tuesday.

Alarming news emerging of printer hacking dangers

Friday, December 9th, 2011 - Posted in Issues, Print Technology, Reliability, Total Cost of Printing, Workflow | No Comments »

Issue #1122 – Alarming reports have been emerging in the press over the last week or so suggesting that Hewlett-Packard (the only manufacturer named so far) laser printers could be susceptible to catching fire as a result of a hacking attack. Firstly, is this seriously a possibility and, secondly, surely the alarming factor here is not the danger of catching fire but what could happen to a user’s information and printer control?