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Microsoft: Blu-ray “not taking off”

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Old 05-29-2008, 12:28 PM   #16  
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I think you can trust Microsoft. The company makes business decisions to benefit Microsoft and only rarely makes a bad one, that is something you can count on. I am not clear on why Microsoft thought it was good business decision to go against the industry by backing HD DVD and causing that absurd format war and I don't know why Microsoft is basically sitting on the sidelines as far as Blu-ray now. What I can trust is that Microsoft has a business reason for both business decisions. I do think the HD DVD decision was a bad one and wish the company would put some muscle behind Blu-ray, but that hasn't happened and it appears Microsoft will only get involved when there is really no other choice, meaning lose business or offer Blu-ray options for the XBox 360. I don't think the lost business amounts to much yet and therefore Microsoft continues to wait.

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yeh and in the meantime they spread there lies about hd downloading making it appear like its just around the corner,to convince people to hold off buying into with blu-ray.
like or not they are truely snakes in the grass.or ms is worried bd might just take off.
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If M$ backs blu-ray, blu-ray might actually take off.
Maybe they don't care if they get a piece of blu-ray as long as Sony doesn't make more money from it.
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