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Business Wire | Toshiba Announces Discontinuation of HD DVD Businesses
Toshiba Corporation today announced that it has undertaken a thorough review of its overall strategy for HD DVD and has decided it will no longer develop, manufacture and market HD DVD players and recorders.

The long national nightmare is over: The next-generation home video format will be blu-ray.

As one of the Gizmodo commenters said, when was the last time Sony won a format war?