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 online 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 pointandshoots, 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 132yearold company. Founded by George...
  • Kodak wants name off Oscars theatre February 3, 2012

    Buffalo, New York: Eastman Kodak Co. wants to end its contract for naming rights to the glamorous Los Angeles theater that hosts the Academy Awards as it tries to improve its financial position enough to move out of bankruptcy. The photography pioneer's financial advisers say the benefits of having the company's...
  • Kodak gets 2013 deadline to reorganise January 21, 2012

    Rochester: Eastman Kodak Co. has a little over a year to reshape its moneylosing businesses and deliver a getoutofbankruptcy plan. Girded by a $950 million financing deal with Citigroup Inc., the photography pioneer aims to keep operating normally during bankruptcy while it peddles a trove of digitalimaging patents. After years of mammoth...
  • 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.
  • Experts see tough road for Kodak to reinvent self January 20, 2012

    Chicago: Even in bankruptcy, Kodak boasts some enviable strengths: a golden brand, technology firepower that includes a rich collection of photo patents, and more than $4 billion in annual sales of digital cameras, printers, and inks. But all that may not be enough to revive its declining fortunes in a Chapter...
  • Kodak bankruptcy dims once bright Hollywood star January 20, 2012

    Los Angeles: Kodak's star may never shine again in Hollywood. The bankruptcy of the American icon that invented the handheld camera is reverberating beyond Wall Street and around the world's entertainment capital. Insiders say Hollywood may be on the verge of scaling back a decadesold symbiotic relationship, and seeking business alternatives. Kodak's...
  • Kodak files for bankruptcy, gets $ 950 mn lifeline January 19, 2012

    Washington: Eastman Kodak Co, which invented the handheld camera and helped bring the world the first pictures from the moon, has filed for bankruptcy protection, capping a prolonged plunge for one of America's bestknown companies. The more than 130yearold photographic film pioneer, which had tried to restructure to become a seller...
  • Kodak sues Apple, HTC over digital image patents January 11, 2012

    New York: The struggling Eastman Kodak Co on Tuesday sued Apple Inc, whose market value is more than 2,400 times greater, accusing it of infringing four patents related to digital camera images. Kodak also sued Taiwan's HTC Corp, alleging violations of the four patents as well as a fifth. It said...
  • 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 onceiconic photographic film pioneer is in talks with potential lenders to secure about $1 billion in debtorin 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 131year 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 redhot 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 bestselling prints a wintersunset 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 AppleRIM 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 starstruck 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 fourthquarter loss on plunging sales of both digital and filmbased photography products. The 129yearold 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 modelturnedactress Katrina Kaif was spotted launching the new Kodak Mseries 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 justconcluded 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...