Netflix chooses Blu-ray format over HD DVD

February 2008
Red Herring;2/11/2008, p5
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The article reports that online video rental firm Netflix will exclusively stock Blu-ray high-definition DVDs after a decision by some the world's biggest movie studios in favor of the Sony developed format. Netflix has stocked DVDs using both Blu-ray and the competing HD DVD format developed by Toshiba since they first came on the market in early 2006. Four out of six major Hollywood studios have decided to publish high-definition DVDs only using Blu-ray.


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