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Blu-ray Disc drive prices may not fall as quickly as expected, say Taiwan makers
Jimmy Hsu, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES
Although international vendors of desktop and notebook PCs, in their road maps of product development to promote Blu-ray Disc (BD), expect ODM/OEM makers to gradually reduce their quotes for BD drives, sources in Taiwan's optical disc drive industry...
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