Xerox celebrates good results by suing HP…

...it's almost a ritual, isn't it?

Xerox managed to turn in a profit for its second quarter and has celebrated by once more suing its most unfavourite company, Hewlett Packard. The company turned in revs of $4.86 billion and profits of $395 million on that turnover. For some reason, Xerox top executives seemed to think that "weakness in Brazil" was a continuing problem. To celebrate, Xerox filed suit against both Anderson Inc's DBA Pioneer Company as well as its favourite target, Hewlett Packard. The suit was filed on the 19th of July last, and relates to contracts. The last time this happened was at the beginning of July. (See story Battle resumes between HP and Xerox) In other news, it emerged that HP's trademark Apollo has already appeared on low end printers sold in the US. There is no word from HP as whether it will do a similar thing in its other territories... ®

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