Wal-Mart HD DVD: To Be or Not To Be?

Posted on Tuesday, May 01 2007 @ 08:25 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Wal-Mart denies any deal with Chinese-based HD DVD manufacturers. But the message is clear when you read between the lines.
. Wal-Mart is officially saying they didn’t pick sides, but their spokesman did also say they expected consumers to pick a winner in the coming months. Currently they sell the $350 Toshiba HD-D1 HD DVD and the $900 Philips BDP900/37 Blu-Ray player.

But this was a leak and it never was Wal-Mart’s intent to announce to their competitors that they expected to do to the DVD market what they had done to the TV market over the last several quarters. They want to own this market much like they currently own 40% of the regular DVD space..
Read on at DigitalTrends.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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