Kodak

  • Kodak plans 3Q bankruptcy emergence May 1, 2013

    New York: Eastman Kodak says it expects to emerge from bankruptcy protection between July and September. Many of the storied businesses associated with the Kodak name will be gone. It will no longer make cameras, home computer printers, or digital picture frames. It will mostly be out of the consumer film...
  • Kodak sells digital imaging patents for $525 million December 20, 2012

    Rochester: Eastman Kodak is selling its digital imaging patents for about $525 million, money the struggling photo pioneer says will help it emerge from bankruptcy protection in the first half of next year. Apple Inc., Google Inc., Samsung Electronics Co., Research In Motion Ltd., Microsoft Corp., China's Huawei Technologies, Facebook Inc....
  • Google, Apple join hands to bid for Kodak patents December 11, 2012

    New York: Apple and Google, bitter rivals in smartphone technology, have joined up to make a combined bid for a bundle of patents offered by photography pioneer Kodak, according to a published report. Bloomberg News reported Saturday that Apple and Google have abandoned competing bids for the portfolio to offer a...
  • US court approves Kodak's bid to sell patents July 3, 2012

    New York: Eastman Kodak has said the US bankruptcy court has approved its bid to sell more than 1,100 patents related to digital imaging, a move aimed at restructuring the company that once led the photography market. "...Eastman Kodak Company obtained approval from the Bankruptcy Court...
  • Kodak sues Apple, claiming interference in patent sales June 20, 2012

    New York: Photography pioneer Eastman Kodak Co sued Apple Inc to stop it from interfering with plans to sell a large patent portfolio, a significant part of its bankruptcy restructuring. In a lawsuit filed on Monday in US bankruptcy court in Manhattan, Kodak said Apple, the largest US company by market...
  • Kodak to sell online gallery to Shutterfly March 2, 2012

    Bangalore: Eastman Kodak Co, which filed for bankruptcy protection in January, said it agreed to sell its on-line photo services business to "stalking horse" bidder Shutterfly Inc for $23.8 million. A "stalking horse" bid is used as a starting bid or minimally accepted offer that other interested bidders must surpass if...
  • Chinese acrobats to preform at Academy Awards February 26, 2012

    Beijing: Chinese acrobats will perform at the Academy Awards for the first time on Sunday, hitting the stage in Los Angeles at the Kodak Theater as part of the ceremony. Nine performers from east China's Shandong Province will perform grueling feats of physical prowess, Zhou Yonghui,...
  • Apple seeks court permission to sue Kodak February 16, 2012

    New York: Apple Inc has asked a bankruptcy court for permission to sue Eastman Kodak, accusing it of infringing its patents. In a court filing on Tuesday in New York federal bankruptcy court, Apple said it wanted to file a complaint against Kodak at the International Trade Commission. Apple said the suit...
  • Kodak to stop making cameras, digital frames February 10, 2012

    Rochester: Picture it: Save for a few disposable point-and-shoots, Kodak is exiting the camera business. Eastman Kodak Co. said Thursday that it will stop making digital cameras, pocket video cameras and digital picture frames in a move that marks the end of an era for the beleaguered 132-year-old company. Founded by George...
  • Flashback: Eastman Kodak Co. January 20, 2012

    May 5, 1894:  An advertisement for the Kodak Camera. Original Publication: The Graphic - pub. 1894.1950:  An early Kodak box camera on display at the New York Historical Society's exhibition of 'Firsts'.1901:  An advertisement for the Kodak Box Brownie camera.
  • Kodak may file for bankruptcy: Report January 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Eastman Kodak is preparing a Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing in case it is unable to sell its digital patents to raise capital, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. The once-iconic photographic film pioneer is in talks with potential lenders to secure about $1 billion in debtor-in possession...
  • Kodak loses third director in a week January 1, 2012

    San Francisco: The third director in a week has resigned from Eastman Kodak Co as the former film giant struggles to survive the dominance of digital photography. Laura Tyson, a professor and White House advisor, told Kodak on Thursday she was resigning from its board, the company said on Friday in...
  • Can Kodak rescue itself via a patent bonanza? October 31, 2011

    New York: Kodak - the company that invented the first digital camera in 1975, and developed the photo technology inside most cellphones and digital devices - is in the midst of the worst crisis in its 131-year history. Now, caught between ruin and revival, Eastman Kodak Co. is reaching ever...
  • Kodak shopping around tech patents July 21, 2011

    New York: Eastman Kodak is shopping around its patents for digital imaging, responding to investor complaints that the photography company has failed to capitalise on red-hot demand for tech patents. Kodak said on Wednesday it has hired Lazard to advise on strategic options for its patents related to capturing and editing...
  • Kodak did not infringe on Apple patents: US ITC July 19, 2011

    Washington: The US International Trade Commission on Monday upheld a decision by one of its judges that Eastman Kodak did not infringe Apple Inc patents for digital cameras. Apple had filed a complaint with the ITC in May 2010, accusing Kodak of infringing patents for making digital cameras and related software....
  • How much longer can photographic film hold on? May 31, 2011

    Rochester: At Image City Photography Gallery, Gary Thompson delights in pointing out qualities of light, contrast and clarity in one of his best-selling prints - a winter-sunset view of Yosemite National Park's El Capitan peak shot with a hefty Pentax film camera he bought in 1999 for $1,700. His wife, Phyllis,...
  • Kodak wins round in Apple-RIM dispute March 26, 2011

    San Francisco: A US trade panel has agreed to review Eastman Kodak Co's claim that Research in Motion Ltd and Apple Inc are infringing on its patents in a case that could mean hundreds of millions of dollars in royalties. The shares of Kodak - a company once synonymous with home...
  • Camera war: Kodak sues BlackBerry maker, Apple January 15, 2010

    New York: Eastman Kodak Company is suing Apple and BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) for infringement of its imaging technology by the two giants in digital cameras in their iPhone and BlackBerry devices. In a lawsuit filed with the US International Trade Commission (ITC), Kodak claims that digital cameras in...
  • Goldie Hawn, others take side route to Oscars February 23, 2009

    Los Angeles: Not every star who arrives at the Oscars strolls along the red carpet out front to the applause of thousands of star-struck fans. Some like to sneak in the back. "It's so much nicer. No one's screaming," Goldie Hawn said as she arrived at a loading dock about 45...
  • Final touches for Oscar in full swing February 21, 2009

    New Delhi: The Oscar Fever is spreading with Hollywood's biggest night just 2 days away. Preparations at the Kodak Theatre are in full swing where hedges and flowers have been put in place and final construction details touches are being given. The Academy Award show attendees will get to feast...
  • Kodak posts 4Q loss, plans up to 4,500 job cuts January 29, 2009

    Rochester: Eastman Kodak Co. said on Thursday it is cutting 3,500 to 4,500 jobs, or 14 per cent to 18 per cent of its work force, as it posted a $137 million fourth-quarter loss on plunging sales of both digital and film-based photography products. The 129-year-old photography pioneer said its loss...
  • Black cinematographer is picture perfect for Kodak January 5, 2008

    Mumbai: He was the guy responsible for those beautiful frames in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Black and the recently released Saawariya. Ravi K Chandran sure knows how to make it picture perfect. No wonder that his work is now being featured in the 2008 Kodak International Cinematographer's Calender — a special occasion...
  • Katrina all set to romance Salman, Shahid October 26, 2007

    Mumbai: She may not have many hits to her credit but she has already made waves in Bollywood. The svelte model-turned-actress Katrina Kaif was spotted launching the new Kodak M-series in Mumbai. And what is any launch without a little bit of Bollywood flavour in it? "My association with Kodak goes back...
  • Japan applauds Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara October 7, 2006

    Mumbai: Noted director Jahnu Barua has won the prestigious Kodak Vision Award for his film Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara at the just-concluded Fukuoka International Film Festival in Japan. "It's a great feeling to win this honour. I am happy I could make the film conceived 10 years before it was...
  • Kodak developing digital theatre software August 17, 2006

    Los Angeles: Kodak Digital Cinema and National CineMedia LLC, a partnership of the three top US movie theater chains, on Wednesday said they are developing theater management software. The software would help automate digital cinema systems, now being installed at movie theaters worldwide. Kodak's operating system has been...