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Blu-ray takes the lead, backed by retailers and movie makers

By Hiawatha Bray
Globe Staff / February 19, 2008

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The format war over high-definition video disks, stalemated just a few months ago, may now be turning into a rout: Sony Corp.'s Blu-ray format is moving to a dominant position, with major electronics retailers Best Buy Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and movie rental company Netflix Inc. revealing last week they will embrace Blu-ray. (Full article: 718 words)

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