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Bankrupt Kodak to remove name from iconic LA theater

Bankrupt Kodak to remove name from iconic LA theater

For years, if you tuned in to watch the Academy Awards at some point you would hear the phrase "from the Kodak Theatre." Now, the once dominant film behemoth says it's no longer worth paying $75 million a year to put its name on the door. That's probably a smart move considering the company has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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Kodak files for bankruptcy

Kodak files for bankruptcy

Kodak has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, with the struggling camera company expecting it to be 2013 before it gets back on its feet again. The latest step as Kodak attempts to shift away from traditional film-based photography and get up to speed in the digital world, the company's announcement suggests 75-percent of revenues in 2011 actually came from digital divisions.

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Kodak sues Apple, HTC over digital imaging patents

Kodak sues Apple, HTC over digital imaging patents

Kodak has announced that it's suing Apple and HTC for infringing on four of its digital imaging patents. It also claims HTC to be infringing on a fifth image preview patent, which is already at the center of an ongoing case that Kodak has lodged against Apple and RIM. This latest suit was filed today with the US International Trade Commission and in a New York district court.

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Kodak sells its image sensor unit to stay in business

Kodak sells its image sensor unit to stay in business

Kodak announced today that it will be selling its image sensor solutions business to Platinum Equity in order to get closer to the cash targets required to keep the company afloat. Last month, Kodak licensed out its projector patents to IMAX for the same reason. The company has been struggling and could go out of business by next year if it doesn't shore up more money from asset sales.

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Kodak licenses projector patents to IMAX to stay afloat

Kodak licenses projector patents to IMAX to stay afloat

Eastman Kodak has not handled the transition to digital photography as gracefully as its competitors, but when your company's over a century old, staying nimble isn't as easy as it used to be. Of course, a company with that much history has an overabundance of intellectual property, and that fact might help Kodak stay relevant in a market that has been outpacing it for several years. Kodak has announced a deal with IMAX to license its laser projection patents to the movie company, allowing it to more effectively project digital films on its gigantic screens.

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Kodak releases EasyShare Touch M5370 digital camera

Kodak releases EasyShare Touch M5370 digital camera

Kodak has just announced its latest EasyShare digital camera called the EasyShare Touch M5370. It has much of the same specs as the original EasyShare Touch with plenty of ways to tag and share photos via social networks, but now sports a 16-megapixel sensor capable of capturing 720p HD video.

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