The mainstream news media is part of the pro-copyright lobby. They will never bring public awareness to cases like this. Your best bet is public-access TV or NPR.
And without the Office franchise there isn't much left of MS because brute forcing people into an upgrade to something as bad as Vista hasn't exactly worked out too well.Microsoft still has DirectX to lure the gaming market back to Windows.
earbenT writes "On the heels of Blockbuster's recent announcement, Target has announced that, beginning in October, it will sell Sony's BDP-S300 system as its exclusive high-def player offering in stores. While HD-DVD media will continue to appear on shelves, HD-DVD players will only be offered through the company's website. In related news, BJ's Wholesale Club, an east-coast warehouse chain, is dropping HD-DVD entirely from its stores, though it will also continue offering both formats via its website. Finally, the Japanese adult film industry has effectively settled on Blu-ray as its HD format of choice, after receiving indirect support from Sony."