Xerox drops $34B HP takeover bid amid COVID-19 uncertainty

Xerox announced today that it would be dropping its hostile takeover bid of HP. The drama began last fall with a flurry of increasingly angry letters between the two companies, and confrontational act

HP offers its investors billions in shareholder returns to avoid a Xerox tie-up

To ward off a hostile takeover bid by Xerox, which is a much smaller company, HP (not to be confused with Hewlett Packard Enterprise, a separate public company) is promising its investors billions and

HP issues non-apology for blocking third-party ink cartridges

HP was recently caught in the act using a "security update" to prevent its printers from operating with a number of recycled and third-party ink cartridges. After much outcry the company has relented

HP is buying Samsung’s printer business for $1.05 billion

HP is buying Samsung's printer business for $1.05 billion in a move aimed at "disrupting" the dusty and stale printing industry.

ZUtA demos its mobile robotic printer

After finding success on Kickstarter, ZUtA Labs is piecing together its mobile robotic printer. Small enough to fit into the palm of your hand, the four-inch wireless device makes it easy to prod

Amazon Partners With Samsung On A Dash-Powered Ink Replacement Service

Amazon Dash, the e-commerce giant’s smart supplies replenishment service, already has a number of deals with major appliance and office equipment makers like GE and Brother, for example, allowi

The Gigabot 3D Lets You Print Things That Are Bigger Than A Few Breadboxes

Austin-based re:3D just started a <a href="">Kickstarter</a> campaign for the Gigabot, a large-format 3D printer designed to build things on a 24x24x24 inch built

HP Flails Further Into Irrationality By Offering Printer Spam

Now that HP has sufficiently disgraced the vision of Mssrs. Hewlett and Packard, they continued to gyrate wildly into odd business that no one wants. To wit: in a joint press release with Condé Nast,

Colorio E-820: Epson’s New Photo Printer Is Portable, Comes With Display And Remote Control

Epson <a href="">announced</a> [JP] the Colorio E-820 for the Japanese market today, a photo printer and wireless keyboard set somehow designed like a comp

HP Embraces Google Cloud Print With ePrint Printers

<img src="" />The very first generation of Google Cloud Print-ready printers have been loaded onto the trucks, and are en route to yo

HP Printers See Biggest Growth & Market Share Year-Over-Year

<img src="" /> Here's a game you can play at home or at the office. Go over to your printer. Is it an HP? If so, congrats, you're part of

Canon Printers Scan Print Jobs For "Sensitive Material"

<img src="">Canon's Uniflow technology will read print jobs sent to it and flag documents containing words deemed unsafe or insecure by a

Back To School: Printers

Your goal in school is to use your own printer as little as possible. Most schools have their own black and white printers on call 24/7 but sometimes you may need to print out a few snapshots for frie

Review: HP Photosmart D110a, the printer with an email address

<img src="" />Despite numerous advancements in printer technology, the fundamental failing of almost every consumer printer on the mark

Toshiba's Wipe Technology Scrambles Self-Encrypting Disk Drives When The Power Is Cut

<img src="" /> A step forward in data security: Toshiba today <a href="

Gadgets of days gone by: HP DeskJet 500

This week at CrunchGear, we’re looking back at some of our favorite gadgets from the not-so-distant past — old phones, computers, media players, toys… those devices that still stand

Zink 2.0 inkless printers beginning to trickle out

<img src="" /><a HREF="">Zink</a> stands for “zero ink.” It's the name of a company that has created

Worlds Collide: iMo digital photo frame features built-in printer

<img src="">If you thought that the whole point of the common digital photo frame was to make old-school photos a t

Video hands-on with the Dell 5130cdn, the world's fastest color laser printer

Yup, that gigantic Dell box contained a huge color laser printer. But to my pleasant surprise, the 100 lbs 5130cdn isn’t nearly as boring and mundane as I thought it was going to be. I really d

Cage Match! HP versus Kodak

Kodak: We’re the cheapest cost-per-page photo printers on the market! Look, here’s a whole bunch of independent research proving it! Nya-nya! Hewlett-Packard: NUH-UH! You’re a big fa
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