Tagged: Sony

Toshiba quits HD-DVD for Blu-ray

The DVD format war is over, with Toshiba giving up its HD-DVD and switching to industry winner Blu-ray.  School of Management Professor N. Venkat Venkatraman, chairman of the Information Systems Department, said the switch is a straightforward market decision. “The winner is decided and consumer electronics devices will be on the winner’s format.  It is better to […]

Sony runs at Amazon’s Kindle

Sony has unveiled two new, reduced-price e-reader devices, aimed at making a dent in marketplace grip held by Amazon’s Kindle.  College of Communication Pr0fessor Hyun-Yeul Lee, a communications technology expert, says Sony’s move speaks to how consumers are catching on and transitioning from paper-based reading to digital reading. “It is natural that as the market […]