Sony CEO Sees 'Stalemate' in Disc FightAssociated Press, Nov. 9NEW YORK (AP) -- The head of Sony Corp., Howard Stringer, said Thursday that the Blu-ray disc format the company has developed as the successor to the DVD is in a "stalemate" with the competing HD DVD format, chiefly backed by Toshiba Corp. and Microsoft Corp."It's a difficult fight," said Stringer, speaking at the 92nd Street Y cultural center in Manhattan.Toshiba has been selling its players for as low as $200 heading into the holiday season, while Blu-ray players cost more than twice as much. The HD DVD camp also scored a significant win in August, when it induced Paramount Pictures to drop most of its support for Blu-ray and put out high-definition movies exclusively on HD DVD."We were trying to win on the merits, which we were doing for a while, until Paramount changed sides," Stringer said...Full Article:http://tinyurl.com/2u66wdAlejandro
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