Monthly Archives: February 2009

LG Calls Out Kodak on Patent

LG on Friday asked the International Trade Commission to look into a potential infringement patent by Kodak. According to Reuters, Samsung also filed a...

Text to Buy: It’s Catching On

The idea of e-commerce without the Internet seemed, at best, unlikely a few years ago but as text messaging began gaining steam in late...

Imation Names Lucas President

Mark E. Lucas has been named president and COO of Imation Corp., the company announced this week. In addition, the company has given CEO...

Fujifilm’s Shigetaka Komori Named PMDA Person of the Year

The PhotoImaging Manufacturers and Distributors Association (PMDA) announced that Shigetaka Komori, President and CEO, Fujifilm Holdings Corporation, will receive the 2009 Person of the...

D&H Opens New Atlanta Warehouse

D&H Distributing announced Monday that it has opened a new warehouse in Atlanta, its largest to date. The 476,000 square-foot facility will serve the...

Ritz Camera Declares Bankruptcy

Ritz Camera Centers announced Monday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. According to Reuters, the decision was brought on by both the...

Shop Talk: David Wexler, Owner of The Little Guys (Glenwood, IL)

"These times are a bitch.  If there's a thin silver lining to the whole thing, it's that you are cleaning things up and eliminating...

New CE Consultancy is Announced

A pair of CE industry veterans have announced the formation of a new consultancy aimed at helping companies deal with the uncertain markets of...

Polaroid Auction Set to Begin

A bankruptcy judge last week gave the okay for an auction to begin for the Polaroid Group, the Star Tribune reported. Bids will begin...

Samsung, Texas Instruments Introduce Projector Phone

Samsung and Texas Instruments last week jointly announced the first-ever mobile phone to feature embedded projection capability. The phone, which will appear in Europe...