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The Register breaking news

DiVX to move 20 million CE devices by Christmas

If anyone out there (like us) thinks that there is room and enthusiasm for film download services like Movielink and CinemaNow, but ones which are properly run and which actually want to grow, they could do worse than take a long hard look at what DiVX is up to.
Faultline, 31 2004
DVD it in many colours

Microsoft supporting Blue Laser? What about Blu-Ray? Err, maybe

There’s something disingenuous about the announcement this week from Microsoft Japan that it will make Longhorn, the company’s next major operating system release, compatible with the High Definition blue laser DVD from NEC and Toshiba, which is also backed by the DVD Forum.
Faultline, 31 2004