Canon deploys new chip machines to take aim at ASML’s monopoly
Early this century, Canon, Nikon and ASML were fiercely competing for the lead in the lithography market. Over two decades later, ASML has emerged as the undisputed leader. Meanwhile, its Japanese competition dropped far behind in the R&D race. The technological gap with ASML appeared to have b... Read more
Canon: ‘Wi-Fi data remains intact during recovery process’
Canon is warning businesses about a potential security problem that may arise after discarding printers. The problem is the Wi-Fi data does not erase itself, although it should.
If you decide to resell a Canon printer after the device has been running in your business for a few years, you will ... Read more
‘Chip shortage hinders functionality of Canon printer toners’
In response to the chip shortage, Canon has announced that it will cut the number of printer models eligible for toners containing chips. The decision can lead to malfunctioning alerts.
Printer manufacturers are suffering from the global chip shortage. The problem stems from ink toners dependent... Read more
Security researcher installs ransomware on Canon camera
A security researcher from Check Point Software Technologies has demonstrated a technique that makes it possible to install ransomware on a Canon DSLR. The demonstration can be seen in a video.
The security researcher, Eyal Itkin, specifically infects a Canon EOS 80D.
In the digital camera there app... Read more
IBM received most new patents in 2018
2018 was the year of IBM when it comes to patents. However, the total number of patents granted over the year has decreased slightly compared to other years. The vast majority of patent applications came from the United States (46 percent), followed by Asia (31 percent).
The company IFI Claims, whic... Read more