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HP Inc. Apologizes for Move that Blocked Rival Printer Cartridges
Wall Street Journal
HP gets most of its profit from selling ink and toner cartridges for its printers. It has tried to protect that business by taking steps that include using security chips to detect and disable unauthorized or counterfeit cartridges. A recent firmware ...
HP Inc. Apologizes for Move that Blocked Rival Printer Cartridges --2nd UpdateNasdaq
HP removes update that forces customers to use on-brand ink cartridgesWashington Post
Free the ink! After blocking third-party cartridges, HP relents with new firmwareDigital Trends
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Partners: Off-Brand Cartridges Are Breaking HP Printers, 'Crap In- Crap Out'
It is a quality issue. We see remanufactured cartridges where toner is leaking out of the device. The risk is not worth the reward. If I was HP I would stand my ground and do what is right for the business and not allow remanufactured catridges to be ...

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The Guardian

HP 'timebomb' prevents inkjet printers from using unofficial cartridges
The Guardian
Printer cartridges have long been more than dumb receptacles for ink, and these days they contain a multitude of software and hardware components designed to report their status to the printer, improve print quality, and prevent mistakes from occurring.
HP's DRM sabotages off-brand printer ink cartridges with self-destruct dateArs Technica
HP detonates its timebomb: printers stop accepting third party ink en masseBoing Boing
HP Has Added DRM to Its Ink Cartridges. Not Even KiddingWIRED
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HP to Acquire Printer Business from Samsung Amid Shrinking Market
In addition, the company will get around 1,300 researchers and engineers with advanced expertise in laser printer technology, imaging electronics, as well as printer supplies and accessories. HP claims that the acquisition is ... HP Printer Ink prices ...

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PC Perspective

HP Claims They're "Dedicated to the Best Printing Experience"
PC Perspective
Recently, HP released a firmware update for some inkjet printers that disabled certain third-party cartridges. The claim is that the customer is exposed to quality and potential security risks when using counterfeit cartridges. I'm curious why HP is ...


HP Sprocket for iPhone and Android is a cute portable photo printer ...
Now that smartphones have high-quality cameras, people seem to be snapping more photos than ever. Thanks to the cloud, it is super easy to back up those ...
HP Sprocket lets you print your mobile photos and share them ...Android Community

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CRM Buyer

Abuse of Trust, Lack of Transparency: HP Shows How to Kill the IoT
CRM Buyer
The cartridges themselves had not suddenly become inoperative. What had happened was that a March firmware update apparently contained code that blocked third-party toner cartridges, and it was set to go into effect in September. HP took roughly a week ...
Octave Klaba / Oles on Twitter: "Last days, we got lot of huge DDoS. Here, the list of "bigger that 100Gbps" only ...Twitter

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