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Bankrupt Kodak wants to give $13.5M in bonuses

Eastman Kodak Co. has filed a request with the district court overseeing its Chapter 11 bankruptcy asking for permission to pay around $13.5 million in bonuses to approximately 300 employees.

Senh: As long as they go to the employees and not the executives.


Oscars to drop Kodak name from awards show

The Academy Awards will be coming to you live from the same place - but with a different name. Oscar organizers have agreed to drop mentions of the Kodak Theatre from Sunday's broadcast. The move follows bankruptcy proceedings for Eastman Kodak Co., which has received court approval to end its expensive naming-rights deal for the venue that's been home to the awards show for a decade.


Kodak to stop making cameras, digital frames


Eastman Kodak Co. said Thursday that it will stop making digital cameras, pocket video cameras and digital picture frames, marking the end of an era for the company that brought photography to the masses more than a century ago.


Eastman Kodak Files For Bankruptcy After Years Of Falling Sales

Kodak Bankruptcy

Eastman Kodak Co filed for bankruptcy on Thursday in a bid to survive a liquidity crisis after years of falling sales related to the decline of its namesake film business. The once-iconic photographic film pioneer, which had tried to restructure to become a seller of consumer products like cameras, said it had also obtained a $950 million, 18-month credit facility from Citigroup to keep it going.


Kodak prepares for Chapter 11 filing: report


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 financing to sustain Kodak through bankruptcy proceedings, the Journal reported, citing unidentified sources.

Senh: The irony: Kodak invented the digital camera as early as 1975, but couldn't capitalize on it. Now, they're playing catch-up with rivals selling digital cameras.


Kodak Develops Suit Against Apple, RIM

The photography company hopes to expose patent-infringing smart phone makers.


Kodak to Pay $21.4M to Settle Race Discrimination Suit

Eastman Kodak Co. has agreed to pay $21.4 million to settle legal action brought by black workers who claim the photography products maker paid and promoted them less than their white co-workers.


Kodak Plans Deep Job Cuts

Kodak announced plans to cut between 3,500 and 4,500 jobs, or 14% to 18% of its work force, amid weak sales.


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