Not the Iraq war – thanks to the initial mismanagement by Rummy and Company, that baby’s gonna go on for years more. Be serious.
No, the war between Blu-ray and HD-DVD – and Blu-ray has come out victorious!
Toshiba Corp. abandoned its HD DVD technology, surrendering the high-definition video market to Sony Corp.’s Blu-ray in the entertainment industry’s largest format war since VHS beat Betamax in the 1980s.
Toshiba, the leading promoter of HD DVD, will shut the business by the end of March, the Tokyo-based company said today.
Let the whining by early adopters begin!
(Psst, you pays your nickel and you takes your chances, folks).