Editor's note: Every Sunday, Fortune publishes a favorite story from our magazine archives. This week, as Eastman Kodak prepares for a possible bankruptcy filing, we look back as the company that Fortune called "the slow, deliberate master of the photographic industry" prepared for the fast-paced digital age.
The going was tough for Kodak, even then. This story provides a backgrounder on some of its most innovative technology, as well as the MOREJan 8, 2012 9:00 AM ET
Start small by carefully selecting bottles under $30 that will appreciate as they age.
By Gregory Dal Piaz, Snooth
With the New Year upon us, we tend to be a resolute bunch. Many of our resolutions revolve around self-improvement, peace on earth and fitting into old jeans -- those same old unattainable things we like to devote several days of effort to each new year.
But several days of effort could pay off MOREJan 6, 2012 3:08 PM ET
Our Weekly Read column features Fortune staffers' and contributors' takes on recently published books about the business world and beyond. We've invited the entire Fortune family -- from our writers and editors to our photo editors and designers -- to weigh in on books of their choosing based on their individual tastes or curiosities. This week, senior editor-at-large Geoff Colvin reviews Taking People With You: The Only Way to Make Big Things Happen, a hands-on MOREJan 6, 2012 12:56 PM ET
With lofty goals to surpass GM and Toyota by 2018, Volkswagen needs to win over skeptical American car buyers. The new Passat is off to a good start.
By Doron Levin, contributor
FORTUNE -- American car buyers and the motoring press are giving a warm welcome to Volkswagen's new Passat midsize sedan, the German automaker's latest salvo in a campaign to pass General Motors and Toyota to achieve No. 1 sales status MOREJan 5, 2012 9:11 AM ET
His many lives: entrepreneur, fraud fighter, pastor, movie actor - and serial swindler.
By Roger Parloff, senior editor
FORTUNE -- In 2009 a writer named Jon Meyers was hired to furnish a screenplay for what soon became the strangest movie project of his life. The film was to star a number of well-known actors -- James Caan, Talia Shire, Mark Hamill, Ving Rhames -- and it would chronicle the life of Barry MOREJan 5, 2012 5:00 AM ET
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