Shares in Kodak leap 100 percent after announcing its own cryptocurrency - KodakCoin - which will be used by photographers for trading and licensing online

Mail Online | 1/10/2018 | Reuters;Associated Press
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Shares in Kodak have surged after the one-time leader in photography announced its own cryptocurrency for photographers called KodakCoin.

Stock prices for Eastman Kodak Co were up more than 100 percent on Tuesday afternoon as the company became the latest to jump on the cryptocurrency bandwagon.

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The company, based in Rochester, New York, announced it was launching a cryptocurrency called 'KODAKCoin' for photographers.

It is part of 'KODAKOne' - an image rights management platform launched in a licensing partnership with WENN Digital.

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The Kodak systems will allow photographers to register work that they can license and then receive payment.

The initial coin offering will open January 31.

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Shares of Eastman Kodak Co closed at $6.80 on Tuesday. The stock has been slumping over the last year, shedding more than 70 percent of its value.

Kodak was a Dow Jones Industrials component until April 2004 and has seen its stock slump 90 percent since emerging from bankruptcy...
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