Toshiba joins Blu-ray disc camp
Toshiba is to start making products that can play Blu-ray discs.
The decision marks a big change for the electronics firm which was the prime mover of the rival HD-DVD format.
Blu-ray and HD-DVD went head-to-head to see who could dominate the burgeoning market for movies produced in the high definition format.
The format war was effectively won in early 2008 when the Blu-ray camp won the backing of all four of the biggest movie studios.
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