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View Poll Results: Why did Toshiba Drop the Ball with HD-DVD?
Not enough infrastructure! 1 100.00%
Pig Headed Stupidity Against Sony to Create a Single Format? 0 0%
Too Little, Too Late. A year too late. 0 0%
Insufficient Studio Support . . . 0 0%
Too much Studio Support - That kept changing! 0 0%
Lack of Strategic Alliance with MicroSoft and XBOX 360 0 0%
Failure to Align with Apple or Nintendo! 0 0%
PlayStation 3 just Trumped Everything! 0 0%
Inability to control press reaction to Sony Press Junket. 0 0%
Toshiba should have pioneered download technology, instead!!! 0 0%
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Old 06-06-2008   #1
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Exclamation Why did Toshiba drop the HD-DVD Ball?

As a long time industry veteran, I find it almost inconceivable that Toshiba (with patents for 50% of DVD technology 11 years ago) failed to join up with Sony (as they did with DVD) to perfect a single joint HD Disc standard.

And why haven't they decided to sell HD-DVD to other markets around the world (like India or Russia) who have their own increasing library of film and television programs in HD to sell to new consumers in those marketplaces?

I would really like an explanation!

What about you?

Cheers -

Jeremy R. Kipnis

www.Kipnis-Studios.com
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