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- Toshiba Throws In The Towel!
After an agonising battle over HD; High- Definition DVD formats, Toshiba finally called it quits on its proprietary HD-DVD format. It’s a sound and timely decision by Toshiba after a flood of defections tipped the boat on Sony’s Blu-ray format. The unexpected decision by Warner brothers to ditch the HD DVD format was a sign [...]
- The $45bn Question?
“If you can’t beat them, join them!” goes an English adage. However it may be prudent to rephrase it as “If you can’t beat them, buy them!” The eagerly anticipated grand deal the industry had long waited for is finally tabled, Microsoft offers to buy Yahoo for a whooping $45bn, thats about a 60% premium [...]
- Utility Computing; The rise of "On Demand"
What turned out be an idea being tested in a sandbox has now matured into a viable business model. Reality bites hard and strikes where its most unexpected. After the dotcom bust business on the internet was rather rosy. The internet was built to withstand nuclear warfare, I suppose failure of financial markets should have [...]