It's thought that there are a number of reasons behind Blu-ray slowly going the way of the dodo, including a lack of willingness on the industry's part to bring the unit price down on new releases, a surge in streaming options, and a general public who are indifferent about upgrading their kits at home - U.S. figures have 4K Blu-rays cornering just 5.3% of the sales market, and DVD still going strong with 57.9%. Tech company Oppo made a similar move previous year, announcing it was exiting the Blu-ray player market. Cnetreports that Samsung have confirmed to them they will no longer develop new Blu-ray players, either 1080p or 4k variants, for the US market. Also, as per a CNET report, Samsung has stopped making at least some of its 1080p Blu-ray players as well. The report also claimed a third of USA adults do not even own a DVD or Blu-ray player.
Samsung has confirmed that it will not be making any new Blu-ray players, having not announced a new player since the launch of its UBD-M9500 4K player at CES 2017.
Video streaming service revenue surpassed sales of DVD and Blu-ray Discs in the United States for the first time in 2016.
A by-election is forced if the petition is signed by 10pc of constituents - usually around 7,000 people - within six weeks. The Conservative Party does not have a majority in parliament and is only able to govern thanks to a deal with the DUP.
Rumours and leaks have strongly pointed towards Huawei launching their next powerhouse in Paris (again) in late March. Two weeks ago, we heard that Huawei plans to launch the P30 and P30 Pro in Paris, France, in the last days of March.
A Washington Post spokeswoman told the newspaper it meant to "mount a vigorous defense" against the defamation allegations. Phillips, a Native American elder, was attending an Indigenous People's March at the National Mall at the same time.
Russian state television on Wednesday broadcast footage of Poseidon being tested for the first time, the RIA news agency reported. And he also warned European countries where U.S. missiles are stationed will be targeted along with the United States itself.
All India's evidence "taken together, requires this court, with respect, to declare the application inadmissible", he said. He urged the ICJ to grant relief to Jadhav in the backdrop of fact that his trial has been done by a military court.
In these matches, it's tricky to surprise the other. "I feel relieved, happy, I was playing great", said the veteran Swiss. I fell in love with tennis after the epic 2008 Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal .
Flynn was sacked in February 2017 for lying about conversations with the Russian Ambassador to Vice President Pence and the F.B.I. Devin Nunes of California, a Trump ally and the former Republican chairman of the House intelligence committee.
Alex Wong, US deputy assistant secretary of state for North Korea, is already in the Vietnamese capital preparing for the summit. Biegun said after his North Korea visit his talks had been "productive" but there was "hard work to do" before the summit.
It was such a wonderful experience making the first "Iron Man' and then to watch how important it has become to the fans". I don't know if Paltrow's Pepper is anyone's favorite MCU character, but I think she did well with what she was given.
However, European officials said they were given few details during the closed-door meeting in Munich and many questions remain. It has taken years of devastating fighting by various forces across both Iraq and Syria to shatter the group's "caliphate".
Amazon Confirms Huge Investment in EV Maker Rivian
So far, Volkswagen, Hyundai and Byton, a Chinese-based start-up company focused on electric vehicles, partnered with Aurora . Details of Amazon's stake in US-based Rivian were not disclosed, but the company said it will remain independent.
Williams to miss opening day of pre-season testing
Williams will possibly only have six days of testing before the season begins at the Australian Grand Prix on March 17. Williams has not yet revealed its testing schedule and which driver will start the test on Tuesday.
Golf roundup: Holmes outlasts Thomas at Riviera
Scott missed six consecutive putts on Sunday within 10 feet of the hole, starting at the par-4 eighth - which he bogeyed. Woods was not the only player dragging exhausted legs on Sunday after a week of cool temperatures and heavy rain.
Is Kylie's BFF the reason Khloé dumped Tristan?
Thompson himself also addressed the reports on Twitter , writing, "FAKE NEWS" on Twitter before quickly deleting the statement. Khloe Kardashian is known for pampering herself with new manicures and loves giving her nails some TLC whenever it's needed.