Once-powerful Kodak now raising money by patent trolling
- $1 billion — the amount Kodak wants to shake out of RIM & Apple source
» Wait wait, how sad is this? Kodak, one of the great companies of the 20th century — and probably the one most deserving of a Paul Simon tune — has been relegated to patent troll status. Kodak claims that they hold the patent to an image-preview feature commonly used in cameraphones. The company has lost half of its market value in the past year.