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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 24, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 24, 2012

Friday is here once again folks, and what a Friday it was. What started out as a relatively slow news day became very exciting later on, as the jury deciding the Apple and Samsung case delivered their verdict after only three days of deliberation. The verdict? Let's just say that Apple's lawyers will be having a celebration tonight. Samsung was found guilty of multiple patent infringements, and a lot of that patent infringement was found willful by the jury. To make matters worse for Samsung, the jury found that it wasn't owed any damages by Apple. Needless to say, we think there will be an appeal.

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Kodak keeps patent pimping and plans to sell imaging units

Kodak keeps patent pimping and plans to sell imaging units

Photography giant Kodak has been conducting bankruptcy proceedings for a while. One cornerstone of emerging from bankruptcy as a viable company for Kodak has been to sell off a couple patent portfolios. So far, the patent auctions haven't gone exactly as Kodak dreamed with lower than hoped for bids. Kodak has announced another tactic to help pay creditors and emerge from bankruptcy.

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Kodak patent auction is off to a slow start

Kodak patent auction is off to a slow start

We've been following the saga of Kodak trying to scratch its way back from bankruptcy by selling off patents for a while. Apple objected to the auction of some of the patents in the two portfolios Kodak is trying to sell alleging that it owned 10 of the patents. Apple attempted to have its patent suit moved to another court, but Kodak's bankruptcy judge blocked the attempt.

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Apple request to transfer patent suit involving Kodak denied by court

Apple request to transfer patent suit involving Kodak denied by court

Kodak was forced to file bankruptcy after it has been unable to compete in the changing photography market. The company's big move to pull itself out of bankruptcy and reorganize into something profitable has been to sell off two large patent portfolios. The problem for Kodak is that one of the patents in the portfolio was recently invalidated in court. Apple is also been seeking to transfer a patent suit between it and Kodak out of bankruptcy court and into a New York District Court.

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Patent suit loss could hurt Kodak’s auction

Patent suit loss could hurt Kodak’s auction

With Kodak's bankruptcy, the company is attempting to sell off two large patent bundles. The company has had difficulty raising the interest in its patent auction that had originally hoped. Kodak's chances of making a big payday on its patent auctions are now even less likely after the photography giant lost a key patent suit in court.

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Kodak patent auction gets the go ahead despite Apple objections

Kodak patent auction gets the go ahead despite Apple objections

Photography giant Kodak has been circling the drain as its fortunes have taken a turn for the worse. The company entered bankruptcy protection from creditors a while back and has been eyeing a patent auction to help generate money to reorganizing and come back from bankruptcy. The problem for Kodak so far has been in that the patent auction has generated very little interest.

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Kodak patent hopes fade as auction attracts little interest

Kodak patent hopes fade as auction attracts little interest

Things aren't looking good photography giant Kodak. The company was hoping to sell off some of the patents it holds in an effort to pay creditors and emerge from bankruptcy. However, Kodak is failing to generate interest in its patent portfolio in the wake of one of its major patents being ruled invalid back in May.

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Kodak patent used against Apple and RIM invalid

Kodak patent used against Apple and RIM invalid

Back in January, Kodak filed suit against Apple and RIM saying that the companies infringed on its patents. The digital imaging company filed the claim with the International Trade Commission, saying that Apple and RIM both infringe on a patent relating to the preview of images. A judge has failed to see the argument, however, saying that the patent is invalid, and that neither company violated trade laws as a result.

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Kodak housed nuclear reactor with enriched uranium

Kodak housed nuclear reactor with enriched uranium

Here’s a strange tale for you: back in 2006, it was discovered that Kodak was housing a nuclear reactor filled with 3.5lbs of enriched uranium in Rochester, NY. Even stranger, Kodak say that they never made an official announcement regarding the materials, and state officials knew nothing about it until the info was leaked by an ex-employee.

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SlashGear Weekly Wrap-Up: April 28, 2012

SlashGear Weekly Wrap-Up: April 28, 2012

Happy Saturday, everyone. Let's hope you're having a great weekend, but if you want to catch up on the tech news you missed this week, you've come to the right place.  One of the biggest stories this week isn't that happy, and it's about Nintendo. It just posted its first annual loss. Apple also made its quarterly earnings call - Apple Q1 earnings top entire history. And we also have some sobering news for American ingenuity – Kodak continues downward spiral, posts $366 million loss.

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Kodak continues downward spiral, posts $366 million loss

Kodak continues downward spiral, posts $366 million loss

Kodak has posted yet another disappointing quarter despite its efforts to cut costs, sell patents, and jettison its unprofitable businesses. For the first quarter of 2012, ending March 31, Kodak reported a $366 million loss with total revenue at $965 million, which is down 27 percent from the same quarter last year.

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Shutterfly plunks down $23.8M for Kodak Gallery photo sharing platform

Shutterfly plunks down $23.8M for Kodak Gallery photo sharing platform

Kodak was once a photography giant in the days of film and photo processing. Today, the majority of the world has moved beyond film to digital photographs rendering much of Kodak's offerings obsolete. Kodak has filed bankruptcy and is selling off assets to pay creditors. Shutterfly has stepped up and is plunking down $23.8 million to buy Kodak's online photo sharing platform called Kodak Gallery.

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