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Kodak files for bankruptcy
Kai Ryssdal: There’ve been plenty of not-so-happy Kodak moments for the company of the same name the past few years, capped by last night’s filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company that invented the digital camera nearly 40 years ago never did come close to making up for the profits it lost from the film business.
It’s tried to make inroads selling printers. It still owns some valuable technology patents. But the recession finally pushed Kodak over the edge. Analysts, though, wonder why Kodak failed where its main Japanese rival Fuji has thrived.