back to article It's official: Toshiba surrenders to Blu-ray

Toshiba has officially abandoned its HD DVD technology, surrendering to Sony's Blu-ray in the entertainment industry's biggest format war since VHS beat Betamax in the 1980s. The news follows yesterday's rise in the value of Toshiba shares as investors voiced their approval of the company's alleged decision to abandon the HD DVD …

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People format

So, once again, DRM and the most expensive format has won. Rammed down our throats by the big fat companies. A pity...

I am sticking with DVD for at least a few years.

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What's in a name?

So, is there another reason that Blu-ray won apart from the fact that it's easier to say than HD-DVD and makes small people think of ray-guns?

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