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HP to hike upfront price of printer hardware as ink biz growth runs dry

adam payne Silver badge

He discussed ways HP is attempting to safeguard its supplies revenues by shifting to Smart Tank and Neverstop printers that come fully loaded with an estimated two years' worth of ink or toner.

I'll stick with my LJ4 thanks.

...including analytics, to "help us track, verify cartridges from our factories through our multi-tier distribution channel and to our end customer".

Also to help slurp data and sell that on, got to make a profit somewhere.

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