Rocky road for electric car market
The road has gotten bumpier for electric cars, with Coda Automotive, one of what had been a promising crop of electric car startups, filing for bankruptcy protection this month.
Kodak to receive $525M from patent sale (Update)
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.
Wireless startup LightSquared files for bankruptcy
LightSquared Inc., which hoped to create an independent wireless broadband network in the U.S., filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday.
Former trailblazer Kodak files for Chapter 11
Is Kodak's moment past? The glory days when Eastman Kodak Co. ruled the world of film photography lasted for over a century. Then came a stunning reversal of fortune: cutthroat competition from Japanese firms ...
Kodak to license laser projection patents to Imax
(AP) -- Eastman Kodak Co. said Sunday that it will license thousands of patents to Imax in a deal that will supply the troubled photography company with millions of dollars.
Consortium prevails over Google for Nortel patents (Update)
(AP) -- A consortium that includes leading smartphone makers Apple and Research In Motion prevailed over Google this week with a $4.5 billion cash bid for about 6,000 patents and patent applications from ...
Google bids $900 million for Nortel patents
Internet giant Google said Monday it is bidding $900 million to buy the patent portfolio of Canadian technology company Nortel at a bankruptcy auction.
Netflix expects video streaming to drown out DVDs
(AP) -- Netflix is preparing for the day when getting DVDs by mail is as old-fashioned as going to the video store.
Utah jury decides Unix battle in favor of Novell
(AP) -- Novell Inc. never sold ownership rights to Unix computer software code when it allowed another company to take over the servicing of the venerable server operating system used by large corporations, a jury in Utah ...
Ford Fusion Hybrid wins 2010 car of year award
(AP) -- Ford Motor Co.'s market momentum got a lift Monday by winning both the 2010 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards.
GM to launch plug-in hybrid SUV in 2011
General Motors will launch a plug-in hybrid sport utility vehicle under the Buick brand in 2011, the automaker said Thursday.
Illness, medical bills linked to nearly two-thirds of bankruptcies
Medical problems contributed to nearly two-thirds (62.1 percent) of all bankruptcies in 2007, according to a study in the August issue of the American Journal of Medicine that will be published online Thursday. The data w ...
Private equity firms win battle for bankrupt Polaroid
Bankrupt Polaroid Corp. has been bought by a pair of private equity firms after a judge threw out the acquisition of the iconic inventor of instant photography by another investor.
Electric car maker CODA files for bankruptcy
Electric car maker CODA Holdings Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday after selling just 100 cars and said it plans to quit the auto business altogether.