Kodak News; Aug. 20 – 24

History in the making… On Thursday, Kodak announced it will try to sell off its Personalized Imaging and Document Imaging businesses. The Personal Imaging businesses includes 105,000 Kodak kiosks and the traditional photographic paper and still camera film products. The Document Imaging business includes scanners and capture software. This sad news means that Kodak film …

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Kodak News; Aug. 13 – 17

History in the making… On Monday, the 11th, Kodak was supposed to announce the winner of the auction of Kodak’s digital patents. Instead they announced that the auction would be extended. The auction is totally closed but that didn’t stop the speculation from stopping. News outlets repeated an article from the Wall Street Journal from …

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1940 NY Census Index on FamilySearch

FamilySearch has released their index of the 1940 census for NY State. An index has been available on Ancestry.com for almost 2 months for NY State. Other bloggers have been comparing indexes for other states and have found many differences. I have been following Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings and The Ancestry Insider who have really been …

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Kodak News; Aug. 6 – 10

On Monday the Bankruptcy Judge gave his approval for bonuses to go to 12 of Kodak’s top executives if the company exits from bankruptcy. The plan could pay up to $17 million including up to $4.4 million to CEO Antonio Perez. Those payment amounts depend on how much money creditors are paid. The opening bids for …

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Kodak News; July 30 – Aug. 3

History in the making… Let the bidding begin. Bids on approximately 1100 digital images patents that Kodak wants to sell had Monday as the date for initial bids. Then the auction takes place on Aug. 8th.  Winning bids should be released on Aug. 13th. On Wednesday the Bankruptcy Judge said that Kodak can proceed with …

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