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Old 23rd August, 2005, 10:26 PM
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I rather hope it's Blu-ray. Sony are doing rather better this time than they did at the time of Betamax. Then, Sony released this great new standard, then tried to drum up support, then refused to drop prices to match the competition.

This time it'll still be more expensive, but not dramatically so, and they have managed to persuade a good chunk of the music and movie market to join in. Sony's new M.D. is an American. Let's hope this results in a more flexible business practice than that for which they've been noted in the past. The ability to slash prices, make deals and expand the market is what allowed the inferior VHS to beat the superior Betamax.
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