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Apple’s ex-sapphire supplier is out of bankruptcy and looking for work

GT Advanced Technologies — a.k.a. the disastrous sapphire supplier which was hired by Apple to build iPhone displays, before collapsing into bankruptcy — has announced that it has reemerged from Chapter 11 as a newly-reorganized company with a “solid balance sheet,” and “renewed strategy focused on growth in the solar and sapphire industries.” Fancy being its first new […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Radio Shack’s bankruptcy sale could include your private data

It looks like that cheap cassette adaptor I bought for my first iPhone and that universal remote for all my TV gadgets at RadioShack in the last ten years may come back to haunt me. If you’re like me and…Read more ›

Apple looks to repurpose Arizona factory after GTAT bankruptcy

Apple’s sapphire ambitions with GT Advanced Technology have been a complete disaster, but even though the plan to turn Mesa, Arizona into the Sapphire Capitol of the West failed, Apple executives are still looking for a way to repurpose its…Read more ›

Sapphire supplier COO made $1.2 million offloading shares before bankruptcy

The sudden collapse of GT Advanced Technologies surprised everyone last week, including Apple, but according to new info obtained by the Wall Street Journal, key executives at GTAT knew its sapphire production deal was in trouble as early as February…Read more ›

Apple’s sapphire supplier wants to keep bankruptcy details under wraps

How GT Advanced Technologies could have filed for bankruptcy, despite Apple’s best efforts to prop it up, is still something of a mystery — and it’ll stay like that if the company gets its way. According to a Reuters report,…Read more ›

Apple ‘surprised’ by sapphire maker’s bankruptcy

Apple’s plan to put sapphire glass in everything took a tumble this week when its exclusive supplier GT Advanced Technologies filed for bankruptcy, and according to Apple’s spokesman, they were just as shocked as all of us. In a statement…Read more ›

Court Rules Against Apples Bid To Transfer Kodak Patent Case Out Of Bankruptcy Court

Sorry, Apple, but this stays in bankruptcy court for now.

US District Judge George Daniels denied Apple’s proposal to move the patent dispute with Eastman Kodak Company out of bankruptcy court and into his own District Court today. If Apple had been granted the proposal, it could have been tough going for Kodak’s plans to actually sell the technology.

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Kodak: Watch Out, Apple! Bankruptcy Will Help Us With Digital Transformation Into Patent Troll

Kodak Brownie iPhone Skin (Photo by Photo Giddy – http://flic.kr/p/baXKwr)

Eastman Kodaks bankruptcy filing early this morning was not a Kodachrome moment. However, the death of the film pioneer means its rebirth as a digital brand, complete with threats of patent lawsuits against Apple and others.   Saddled with nearly $ 4 billion in debt, the company told a New York federal bankruptcy court that the move will help complete  [Read More…]