Feeds

Paramount puts down HD DVD dump rumour

Not following Warner

Application security programs and practises

Hollywood-based Paramount Studios has denied claims that it will be dropping the HD DVD format and returning to Blu-ray Disc.

In an email sent to Bloomberg, Paramount spokeswoman Brenda Ciccone said: "Paramount's current plan is to continue to support the HD DVD format."

The comment was a direct result of speculation that the studio would use a clause allegedly written into its contract with the HD DVD camp that allows it to switch to Blu-ray if Warner Home Video dropped its support of Toshiba's standard. WHV last week did just that.

Meanwhile, another, slightly lesser-known studio has also switched to Blu-ray. Porn label Digital Playground is to adopt Blu-ray exclusively despite initially choosing HD DVD.

It has announced that it will be launching eight titles on the format next month to complement its big-budget HD porn fest Pirates based (very loosely we suspect) on Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean.

We suspect an announcement on this will be officially made at the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo, which opens tomorrow at the same venue in Las Vegas that CES is being held. We at Register Hardware are ever vigilant and shall be attending purely in the selfless quest for technology news.

The Power of One Infographic

Whitepapers

Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.
Application security programs and practises
Follow a few strategies and your organization can gain the full benefits of open source and the cloud without compromising the security of your applications.
How modern custom applications can spur business growth
Learn how to create, deploy and manage custom applications without consuming or expanding the need for scarce, expensive IT resources.
Securing Web Applications Made Simple and Scalable
Learn how automated security testing can provide a simple and scalable way to protect your web applications.