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12-10-2012, 12:37 PM   #1
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Apple-Google Team Up for $500 Million-Plus Kodak Patents Bid

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The two companies, competing for dominance of the smartphone market, have partnered after leading two separate groups this summer to buy some of Kodak’s 1,100 imaging patents, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the process is private.
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12-10-2012, 01:13 PM   #2
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Uh oh. Any chance the new iGoogle camera will be K-mount?
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Quite a bit less than the $2.5 billion Kodak thinks they are worth.
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This was also news overhere. I do wonder if Ricoh is going to join and if there is something to gain.

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Hmmm. I am not buying a Pentax camera with an Apple sensor in it...
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Hmmm. I am not buying a Pentax camera with an Apple sensor in it...
This is just for the patents. Besides, Kodak sold off the sensor division to vulture capitalists last year.
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