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Set your TiVo deathwatch monitoring devices to \"hold\", the the third quarter our friends from Alviso did manage to post a profit of $100.6 million, after figuring in a $105 million payment from Echostar. Patent related profits aside, a net loss of 163,000 subscribers is less heartening, as well as t

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Japan's NHK has followed up The Hollywood Reporter's earlier indications Toshiba was ready to dump its money-losing HD DVD business, with news that the company is prepared to cease manufacturing software and hardware, at a loss of hundreds of millions of dollars. This caps the worst week ever for re

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We'll be straight with you -- it's kind of sad that it has come to this. But then again, it's about time the consumer could look one format in the eye and know it wouldn't vanish in a few months. After the recent onslaught of bad, bad news for the HD DVD camp, we're being forced to put the format o

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Update 2.19.2008: It's over! HD DVD is dead. After years in the market place, we can all finally move on with things.HD DVD fans, we hate to do this to you, but it's time we called it. HD DVD is now officially on Engadget deathwatch. We haven't put anything important on deathwatch since TiVo in 200

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It's been over a year since we launched the TiVo Deathwatch, and not only is the company still alive and kicking, a new survey being conducted by Cox Communications may indicate that TiVo is about to enter into a partnership with the nation's third largest cable company. Thomas Hawk reports that us

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