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In Sunday’s letter, HP rejected Xerox’s “intent on forcing a potential combination” by issuing threats. The response was, “We will not let aggressive tactics or hostile gestures distract us…” HP’s response let Xerox know that ‘It’s YOU, not us’ who are responsible for stalling the deal. Then HP provides a long list of reasons why. Click through for... Read More

HP said ‘NO’ last week to Xerox’s buy offer. Yesterday, Xerox responded, asking “Why” since the offer was higher than your financial advisor set? Meanwhile, Carl Icahn now owns substantial share in both firms. What’s the next step in the dance? We are providing you Xerox’s offering letter, HP’s rejection letter, and Xerox’s response. Read on for mo... Read More

Deborah Corn’s podcast with Andy & Julie Plata discusses the future workforce as universities continue canceling graphic arts programs. The Platas share how a university upgraded courses, with industry vendor assistance, to attract digital-native millennials. Graduates learn to initiate, produce, and manage a broad mix of media disciplines - includ... Read More

Developing breakthrough print technology is a daunting task. But, doing that while a company is dealing with the multi-year organizational upheaval seems almost impossible. Xerox accomplished the impossible! The new 100% Xerox designed from the ground up, high-quality, high-speed, cut-sheet inkjet press – The Baltoro HF Inkjet Press - will bring ma... Read More