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HP Anyware will be available somewhere in the coming months. The solution’s based on technology from Teradici, which HP acquired last year. HP Anyware should eventually replace HP’s existing zCentral Remote Boost solution.
Teradici is a cornerstone of the upcoming solution. The company provides virtual desktop environments using Cloud Access Software (CAS), allowing companies to remotely host PCs in their on-premises environment and the cloud.
Teradici uses its own PC-over-IP (PCoIP) protocol. The protocol streams the contents of a display. The data travelling over a network is unlike the data exchanged by traditional remote desktop tech, which promotes security.
HP Anyware is the next release of Teradici’s CAS solution. New functionality includes support for Arm-based M1 processors and Macs. In addition, HP and Teradici optimized the tool for Windows 11.
HP told The Register that HP Anyware will replace zCentral Remote Boost, HP’s existing solution for remote work. HP Anyware will have equivalent functionality by mid-2023, after which zCentral Remote is to be discontinued. Though the solution will receive security fixes for some time, users eventually have to migrate to Anyware.
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PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) (“HP” or the “Company”) announced today that it has extended the expiration date of the previously announced offer to exchange (the “Exchange Offer”) any and all outstanding notes (the “Poly Notes”) of Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE: POLY) (“Poly”) for up to $500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of new notes to be issued by the Company (the “HP Notes”). HP hereby extends such expiration date from 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on August 1, 2022, to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on August 15, 2022 (as the same may be further extended, the “Expiration Date”).
At 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on July 18, 2022 (the “Early Participation Date”), the previously announced solicitation of consents to adopt certain proposed amendments (the “Amendments”) to the indenture governing the Poly Notes (the “Poly Indenture”) expired. The requisite consents were received to adopt the Amendments with respect to all outstanding Poly Notes at the Early Participation Date, and Poly executed the supplemental indenture to the Poly Indenture with respect to the Amendments on July 25, 2022. The Amendments will become operative only upon the settlement of the Exchange Offer.
The Exchange Offer is being made pursuant to the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the offering memorandum and consent solicitation statement dated June 27, 2022 (as amended from time to time prior to the date hereof, the “Offering Memorandum and Consent Solicitation Statement”), and is conditioned upon the closing of the Company’s acquisition of Poly (the “Acquisition”), which condition may not be waived by HP, and certain other conditions that may be waived by HP.
The settlement date for the Exchange Offer will be promptly after the Expiration Date and is expected to occur no earlier than the closing date of the Acquisition, which is expected to be completed by the end of the calendar year 2022, subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals.
Except as described in this press release, all other terms of the Exchange Offer remain unchanged.
As of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on August 1, 2022, holders validly tendered $490,556,000 in aggregate principal amount of Poly Notes pursuant to the Exchange Offer. Tenders of Poly Notes made pursuant to the Exchange Offer may be validly withdrawn at or prior to the Expiration Date.
Documents relating to the Exchange Offer will only be distributed to eligible holders of Poly Notes who complete and return an eligibility certificate confirming that they are either a “qualified institutional buyer” under Rule 144A or not a “U.S. person” and outside the United States under Regulation S for purposes of applicable securities laws, and a non U.S. qualified offeree (as defined in the Offering Memorandum and Consent Solicitation Statement). The complete terms and conditions of the Exchange Offer are described in the Offering Memorandum and Consent Solicitation Statement, copies of which may be obtained by contacting D.F. King & Co., Inc., the exchange agent and information agent in connection with the Exchange Offer, at (888) 605-1956 (toll-free) or (212) 269-5550 (banks and brokers), or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The eligibility certificate is available electronically at: www.dfking.com/hp and is also available by contacting D.F. King & Co., Inc.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or purchase, or a solicitation of an offer to sell or purchase, or the solicitation of tenders or consents with respect to, any security. No offer, solicitation, purchase or sale will be made in any jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The Exchange Offer is being made solely pursuant to the Offering Memorandum and Consent Solicitation Statement and only to such persons and in such jurisdictions as are permitted under applicable law.
The HP Notes offered in the Exchange Offer have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any state securities laws. Therefore, the HP Notes may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and any applicable state securities laws.
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This document contains forward-looking statements based on current expectations and assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties. If the risks or uncertainties ever materialize or the assumptions prove incorrect, the results of HP and its consolidated subsidiaries may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements and assumptions.
All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, any statements regarding the consummation of the Acquisition; the potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the actions by governments, businesses and individuals in response to the situation; margins, expenses, effective tax rates, net earnings, cash flows, benefit plan funding, deferred taxes, share repurchases, foreign currency exchange rates or other financial items; any projections of the amount, timing or impact of cost savings or restructuring and other charges, planned structural cost reductions and productivity initiatives; any statements of the plans, strategies and objectives of management for future operations, including, but not limited to, our business model and transformation, our sustainability goals, our go-to-market strategy, the execution of restructuring plans and any resulting cost savings, net revenue or profitability improvements or other financial impacts; any statements concerning the expected development, demand, performance, market share or competitive performance relating to products or services; any statements concerning potential supply constraints, component shortages, manufacturing disruptions or logistics challenges; any statements regarding current or future macroeconomic trends or events and the impact of those trends and events on HP and its financial performance; any statements regarding pending investigations, claims, disputes or other litigation matters; any statements of expectation or belief, including with respect to the timing and expected benefits of acquisitions and other business combination and investment transactions; and any statements of assumptions underlying any of the foregoing. Forward-looking statements can also generally be identified by words such as “future,” “anticipates,” “believes,” “estimates,” “expects,” “intends,” “plans,” “predicts,” “projects,” “will,” “would,” “could,” “can,” “may,” and similar terms.
Risks, uncertainties and assumptions include factors relating to the consummation of the Acquisition and HP’s ability to meet expectations regarding the accounting and tax treatments of the Acquisition; the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the actions by governments, businesses and individuals in response to the situation, the effects of which may provide rise to or amplify the risks associated with many of these factors listed here; the need to manage (and reliance on) third-party suppliers, including with respect to component shortages, and the need to manage HP’s global, multi-tier distribution network, limit potential misuse of pricing programs by HP’s channel partners, adapt to new or changing marketplaces and effectively deliver HP’s services; HP’s ability to execute on its strategic plan, including the previously announced initiatives, business model changes and transformation; execution of planned structural cost reductions and productivity initiatives; HP’s ability to complete any contemplated share repurchases, other capital return programs or other strategic transactions; the competitive pressures faced by HP’s businesses; risks associated with executing HP’s strategy and business model changes and transformation; successfully innovating, developing and executing HP’s go-to-market strategy, including online, omnichannel and contractual sales, in an evolving distribution, reseller and customer landscape; the development and transition of new products and services and the enhancement of existing products and services to meet evolving customer needs and respond to emerging technological trends; successfully competing and maintaining the value proposition of HP’s products, including supplies; challenges to HP’s ability to accurately forecast inventories, demand and pricing, which may be due to HP’s multi-tiered channel, sales of HP’s products to unauthorized resellers or unauthorized resale of HP’s products or our uneven sales cycle; integration and other risks associated with business combination and investment transactions; the results of the restructuring plans, including estimates and assumptions related to the cost (including any possible disruption of HP’s business) and the anticipated benefits of the restructuring plans; the protection of HP’s intellectual property assets, including intellectual property licensed from third parties; the hiring and retention of key employees; the impact of macroeconomic and geopolitical trends, changes and events, including the Russian invasion of Ukraine and its regional and global ramifications and the effects of inflation; risks associated with HP’s international operations; the execution and performance of contracts by HP and its suppliers, customers, clients and partners, including logistical challenges with respect to such execution and performance; changes in estimates and assumptions HP makes in connection with the preparation of its financial statements; disruptions in operations from system security risks, data protection breaches, cyberattacks, extreme weather conditions or other effects of climate change, medical epidemics or pandemics such as the COVID-19 pandemic, and other natural or manmade disasters or catastrophic events; the impact of changes to federal, state, local and foreign laws and regulations, including environmental regulations and tax laws; potential impacts, liabilities and costs from pending or potential investigations, claims and disputes; and other risks that are described (i) in “Risk Factors” in the Offering Memorandum and Consent Solicitation Statement and (ii) in our filings with the SEC, including but not limited to the risks described under the caption “Risk Factors” contained in Item 1A of Part I of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2021, as well as in Item 1A of Part II of our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended January 31, 2022 and the fiscal quarter ended April 30, 2022. HP does not assume any obligation or intend to update these forward-looking statements.
HP Inc. (HPQ) is priced at $31.95 after the most accurate trading session. At the very opening of the session, the stock price was $32.53 and reached a high price of $32.65, prior to closing the session it reached the value of $32.60. The stock touched a low price of $31.88.Recently in News on July 25, 2022, First Lady of Ukraine Accepts Computer Donation From HP Inc. for Ukrainian Children and Healthcare Workers. WASHINGTON, D.C. –News Direct– HP Inc. You can read further details here
HP Inc. had a pretty favorable run when it comes to the market performance. The 1-year high price for the company’s stock is recorded $41.47 on 04/07/22, with the lowest value was $30.01 for the same time period, recorded on 07/05/22.
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Price records that include history of low and high prices in the period of 52 weeks can tell a lot about the stock’s existing status and the future performance. Presently, HP Inc. shares are logging -22.96% during the 52-week period from high price, and 22.37% higher than the lowest price point for the same timeframe. The stock’s price range for the 52-week period managed to maintain the performance between $26.11 and $41.47.
The company’s shares, operating in the sector of Technology managed to top a trading volume set approximately around 5871918 for the day, which was evidently lower, when compared to the average daily volumes of the shares.
When it comes to the year-to-date metrics, the HP Inc. (HPQ) recorded performance in the market was -15.18%, having the revenues showcasing -13.65% on a quarterly basis in comparison with the same period year before. At the time of this writing, the total market value of the company is set at 34.05B, as it employees total of 51000 workers.
During the last month, 3 analysts gave the HP Inc. a BUY rating, 0 of the polled analysts branded the stock as an OVERWEIGHT, 11 analysts were recommending to HOLD this stock, 2 of them gave the stock UNDERWEIGHT rating, and 2 of the polled analysts provided SELL rating.
According to the data provided on Barchart.com, the moving average of the company in the 100-day period was set at 35.93, with a change in the price was noted -4.36. In a similar fashion, HP Inc. posted a movement of -12.01% for the period of last 100 days, recording 13,472,022 in trading volumes.
Raw Stochastic average of HP Inc. in the period of last 50 days is set at 18.00%. The result represents downgrade in oppose to Raw Stochastic average for the period of the last 20 days, recording 34.09%. In the last 20 days, the company’s Stochastic %K was 40.69% and its Stochastic %D was recorded 47.13%.
Let’s take a glance in the erstwhile performances of HP Inc., multiple moving trends are noted. Year-to-date Price performance of the company’s stock appears to be encouraging, given the fact the metric is recording -15.18%. Additionally, trading for the stock in the period of the last six months notably deteriorated by -10.30%, alongside a boost of 12.18% for the period of the last 12 months. The shares increased approximately by -2.68% in the 7-day charts and went up by -9.31% in the period of the last 30 days. Common stock shares were lifted by -13.65% during last recorded quarter.
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Eli Lilly & Co. said it plans to begin commercial sales of its Covid-19 monoclonal antibody treatment to states, hospitals and other healthcare providers this month, as the federal government’s supply of the drug is nearly depleted.
The move marks a shift away from the way Lilly’s drug and most other Covid-19 treatments and vaccineshave been distributed in the U.S. It will likely be the first test of whether the vaccines and treatments would remain accessible if shifted to a commercial market.
Monkeypox is infecting Hyde Parkers and disrupting gay and bisexual Hyde Parkers’ social lives amid anxiety about the disease and wait times for vaccines’ immunity.
The overwhelming spread of the virus that comes through the disease is currently occurring through sex between men, though it can spread through any intimate skin-to-skin contact (e.g., kissing) or close household contact like sharing towels, bedding, dishes or silverware.
Dr. John Schneider, the medical director of the LGBTQ-oriented Hyde Park Howard Brown Health clinic, 1525 E. 55th St., thinks the few children who have contracted the disease got it through household spread, as have half of the women who have gotten it. (The other half contracted it sexually or through close personal contact.)
Right now, the clinic is doing 15 to 20 monkeypox tests a day, around six of which turn out to be positive cases. Others are coming in presenting accurate monkeypox infections that are clearing up.
Many more people are coming in over-concerned with common conditions like hemorrhoids or ingrown hairs, a testament to how anxious people are about monkeypox, Schneider said; the clinic does not test them for the disease. Howard Brown's Hyde Park location has a walk-in sexually transmitted disease clinic. Lesions used to only be syphilis or herpes, but now with lesions also also being caused by monkeypox, the clinic is doing more testing for the former two diseases.
The number of people with monkeypox seeking care at the local clinic has increased over the past month, and Schneider said more people of color are showing up for care. He estimated that the previous 70-to-30 ratio of white-to-Black patients has reversed.
He said it is unclear if this is because South Side communities of color did not have enough information early on or because there is more spread within them, but he believes, from community engagements with Black LGBTQ South Siders who do not know much about monkeypox, that the former is true.
"I think a lot of the challenges that we're facing on the South Side, particularly with HIV and other things, has to do with these types of infections, including COVID and now monkeypox, going to the most vulnerable," Schneider said. "If I'm couch-surfing or out trying to find some food, I'm more susceptible to exchange sex or just being with an older guy, or being in the wrong place at the wrong time. I think a lot of it is the typical power imbalances that we have in our society."
Schneider's clinic has tested a few university students positive for monkeypox, but he said most of the people who have tested positive are from places like Lakeview East who have come down to get tested, or South Siders not from Hyde Park. But he noted that Howard Brown is getting a number of referrals from UChicago Medicine (where he is a professor of medicine and epidemiology) and that the university health care system treats a number of Hyde Parkers. (A UChicago Medicine spokeswoman confirmed that the institution is testing for and treating monkeypox.)
Schneider said any Chicagoan who has sex with men who comes into Howard Brown is eligible. (Appointments can be scheduled by calling 872-269-3600.) In accordance with Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) policy, the clinical network has shifted to only giving out first doses of the monkeypox vaccine, Jynneos, a two-dose vaccine that its manufacturers say should be given at least 28 days apart.
"The first dose is highly protective," Schneider said. "We're not doing the second dose because that just makes it durable over years, and right now we just need to get everyone susceptible with their first dose. They can get their second dose in a year or something, when the manufacturer comes up with more doses."
"People are worried, because they're still in 'COVID mentality.' Like, 'You need the second dose to boost your immunity.' All the data suggests that it really just makes the protective effect last for a longer period of time rather than increasing the protection within the first two months when first doses are given," Schneider said.
Nationwide, monkeypox cases are doubling around every week, with the Washington Post reporting that the nation only has one-third of the vaccines needed to immunize the nation's at least 1.6 million high-risk men who have sex with men and no more vaccine expected until October. A Food and Drug Administration spokesperson told the Post that the agency advised against giving out only one dose instead of two.
The outbreak is affecting many gay, bisexual and queer Hyde Park men, whether they have contracted the disease, are trying to get a vaccine or waiting for their vaccine appointment, or have already been vaccinated.
LGBTQ life in Hyde Park is logically affected by many of the characteristics that uniquely affect other components of life in the neighborhood. It is a nexus for middle and upper class LGBTQ people, notably Black LGBTQ people; corresponding with its racial and ethnic diversity are a higher-than-average number of interracial couples, gay and straight. As host of the University of Chicago, the transience of its young adult population affects the permanence of social life and networks. The South Side has a notable lack of LGBTQ-oriented businesses. Twelve miles from the hub of the city's LGBTQ nightlife in Lakeview East, many LGBTQ Hyde Parkers find themselves leaving the neighborhood for nights out to gay bars and clubs.
Geoffrey Rees, an instructional professor at the U. of C., has lived in Hyde Park for 18 years. He got vaccinated through Howard Brown, having called their vaccine appointment number, received a call back 36 hours later to schedule and got an appointment within the week.
"They've done an amazing job getting it out, although I know there's not enough and it's frustrating for people," he said. "But for me it's been great. … I probably was lucky that I called right when they were starting to provide the vaccines without knowing it. Maybe there are worse wait times now, but at least my experience was great."
Rees is single, not going on dates because of the outbreak, and would like to feel comfortable dating and meeting people again.
"Of course I want to be able to meet people safely," he said. "I'm all for vaccines of any kind, so why not? And I'm also familiar with the other strategies for containment, the public health logic behind vaccination I get and support, and I'm glad to be a part of it."
"I can be frustrated for six weeks for the sake of my health and a lot of other people's health. That's OK," Rees said.
Konrat Pekkip got his first shot last week. Getting the appointment at Howard Brown's Englewood clinic, 641 W. 63rd St., was difficult because there was limited availability, but Pekkip, who is German and just finished his master's degree at the U. of C., wanted to get a shot before leaving the United States.
Germany, like the U.S., is a federal republic, where states are running their own monkeypox vaccination programs. Baden-Württemberg, the state where Pekkip moved, was just beginning its vaccine rollout at the end of July.
"Given the scarcity of the vaccine, I'm really glad that I was able to get an appointment," he said. "I need to act now. I need to get this vaccine now, because I am gay. … It's important to me to not get the disease."
Pekkip's sense of urgency about the outbreak has swelled in the past few weeks. He said queer nightlife, where people rub up against each other, feels less safe, as "you're bound to encounter people who may or may not have the disease." He plans to avoid those environments until he gets his second shot.
Carter Oselett is Pekkip's former roommate and works for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC), 200 W. Monroe St., a social service organization that has begun to work on monkeypox issues.
Oselett was in New York City in late-June for the city's Pride celebration when a sexual health clinic in Chelsea, a tiny, historically gay neighborhood in Manhattan, held a first-come, first-served monkeypox vaccination event that got swamped.
"Hundreds of people, and they ran out pretty instantly," Oselett said. "All of us were like, 'Is this something we should be panic about now, if we're going to be with thousands of gay men around us?' Seeing people get vaccinated, we thought, 'Well, maybe this is something we should think about.'"
Oselett wound up getting vaccinated at Howard Brown's pop-up the following weekend at the Pride South Side festival in Washington Park, where he had been tabling for AFC.
Like many gay Chicagoans, Oselett spent July following announcements of monkeypox vaccine pop-ups to get that information to unvaccinated friends.
"I'm frustrated with the city because of the lack of a coordinated response. I'm frustrated that we're really having to take it into our own hands," he said. "I think it is frustrating that we are posting on our Instagram Stories information about these appointments. Some of them aren't even accurate." (Last week, CDPH put information about clinical vaccine providers on the website chi.gov/monkeypox.)
Oselett also has experience in political and student activism from his time as an undergraduate at Michigan State University. He has started phoning into organizing calls; there has been some protest activity in New York but not Chicago.
"I'm trying to get people to protest and get in front a bit," Oselett said. "I've seen an appetite of people to get going; I just don't think there's as much existing infrastructure (in Chicago). It's a smaller city, and there's a lot of nonprofits around us. But it's not like we have an ACT UP (the New York-based anti-AIDS political group) or anything like that anymore at least."
He is concerned about equity, with vaccine pop-ups being held at the bathhouse in Lakeview East, where people can buy club memberships and skip the line for a shot. Others have waited in line for vaccines that have run out before their turn comes up.
He wants a broadening of CDPH eligibility guidelines, currently close contacts of someone who has monkeypox or men who have sex with men who are 18 or older and have had multiple or anonymous sex partners, sex at a social or sexual venue or sex in exchange for money or goods within the past 14 days. The guidelines dictate that the vaccine is not recommended for the general public, including men who have sex with men without the additional criteria.
And he called for the a federal health emergencies declared to free up additional resources to fight the outbreak. Gov. J.B. Pritzker did so on Monday, Aug. 1, enabling the Illinois Department of Public Health to utilize resources for coordinating logistics across state agencies, including the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, to distribute vaccines and prevent and treat the disease. In a statement, CDPH Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said Chicago does not need its own emergency declaration because the city is covered by the state's.
"I know they've also had some Facebook Live events; I don't know any young gay person who's on Facebook Live," Oselett said. "I think the city is very much fumbling all of this, and I am terrified about Market Days (a gay street festival in Lakeview East that attracts hundreds of thousands of revelers), which is coming up."
Oselett said there are behavioral changes people can make to be more vigilant during the outbreak. Schneider, for his part, noted that people with monkeypox have posted online about the disease's horrific symptoms (such as proctitis, or swelling of the rectal lining) and pain from gory lesions breaking out over appendages and sensitive body parts. He nevertheless thinks that "people have to be dropping dead for people to change any sort of sexual behavior."
"I have heard that people are not sharing their vaping devices or not drinking from the same bottle," he said. "We don't yet know how much of the transmission is attributable to those types of activities, but there is some (risk), so that could help."
There are nowhere near enough vaccines in Chicago; Schneider estimated that perhaps 10% to 15% of high-risk people have gotten a dose of Jynneos. He foresees the outbreak "carrying on for a bit," but he did say that monkeypox appears to confer some protection after recovery from the disease.