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HP Inc
Firmware attacks significant threat in age of hybrid work
Changing workforce dynamics are creating new challenges for IT teams around firmware security, according to new research.
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Cybersecurity
72% of IT executives fear trickle-down of nation-state attack techniques will hurt business
Nation-state techniques, such as those used in the SolarWinds attack, are already being adopted by ransomware gangs.
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Cloud Security
HP finds remote work is creating a growing cybersecurity risk
HP has released a security report finding remote work is creating a growing cybersecurity risk.
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Commerce Commission
HP NZ asks Commerce Commission to authorise engagement in resale price maintenance
HP’s request, if granted, would allow the vendor to engage in resale price maintenance (RPM) in relation to its proposed arrangements for its HP online store and prospective HP online marketplace stores.
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Partner Programme
HP announces streamlined partner programme
The new programme with comprise of two tracks, Synergy and Power, and focus on three pillars, Performance, Capabilities and Collaboration.
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Sustainability
HP Inc pledges to eliminate 75% of single-use plastic by 2025
This transition from plastic to molded fibre has already eliminated 933 tonnes of hard-to-recycle expanded plastic foam last year, according to HP.
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Lenovo
Global PC shipments plummet by 12.3% as COVID-19 impact kicks in
Research released yesterday from Gartner revealed PC shipments totalled 51.6 million units in the first quarter of this year, dropping from 58.4 million in the same period last year.
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Profit
HPE NZ posts net profit in FY19 results, improving on prior year's loss
HPE New Zealand has revealed its financial results for the financial year ending 31 October, seeing a net profit when compared to FY18's net loss.
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Cybersecurity
HP announces three new security solutions for remote workers
HP says over 80% of home office routers have been found to be vulnerable to potential cyberattacks, and 90% of PC infections originate from email attachments.
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3D Printing
HP mobilises 3D printing resources to provide critical COVID-19 equipment
The company says more than 1,000 3D printed parts have already been delivered to local hospitals, and essential equipment being delivered include face masks, face shields, mask adjusters, nasal swabs, hands-free door openers, and respirator parts. 
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Apple
Gartner: APAC misses out on global PC market growth
Despite a surprise year of worldwide growth for the PC market, Asia Pacific saw its fifth straight quarter of decline in 4Q19.
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HP Inc
Will HP Inc. soon be owned by Xerox?
Xerox has secured the funds and sent the letter. A GlobalData lead analyst comments.
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Printers
HP adds smarts to new range of printers for SMBs
The new OfficeJet Pro series aims to help streamline small and medium businesses’ admin to free up owner/operator time.
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Apple
IDC: Aussie PC market back on the downhill
After two quarters of near 10% growth, the Australian PC market dipped -2.5% in 4Q18 - a trend that looks set to continue in 2019.
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HP
HP’s new line of workstations detailed
The four new workstations in HP’s Z lineup are building on the need for greater compute, graphics, mobility and security.
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Document Management
IDC - Worldwide large format printer shipments up 1H18
For the first half of the year, shipments are up 3.5% while revenue is up over 5% compared to the first half of 2017.
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Apple
IDC - Global traditional PC market growth strongest since 1Q12
After six years of mediocre to flat growth, traditional PCs look to be on the rise again.
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Mobility
HP makes power mobile with new range of workstations
“HP is focused on designing workstations that meet the needs of creative and engineering professionals across different industries.”
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Lenovo
Exclusive: The big four vendors speak out at the Canalys Channels Forum
HPE, Lenovo, HPI and Dell EMC all talk about where they found value at the APAC Canalys Channels Forum in Perth.
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3D Printing
HP signs Metro Systems for 3D printing in Thailand
HP has appointed Metro Systems as its first Thai 3D printing solutions reseller as it seeks to ramp up delivery of the Jet Fusion 3D printing in APAC.
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Training
HP ups partner training and enablement with HP University
HP has launched a new training program, HP University, to help resellers capitalise on the move to subscription-based selling and optimise revenue.
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Cloud
Data#3 scoops up DET contract for 12,000 HP devices
Up to 12,000 HP devices will be winging their way to Queensland schools following Data#3's win of a Department of Education and Training contract.
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HP Inc
Up to 4,000 jobs to be cut in HP's global restructure
“The changes to the workforce will vary by country, based on local legal requirements and consultations with employee works councils."
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Lenovo
Global PC shipments on the decline for record eighth consecutive quarter
The preliminary results of one of Gartner’s more recent studies paints a pretty gloomy picture for the PC market.