Category Archives: CD

Fujitsu Recycles Your Old CDs and DVDs Into New PCs

Most people who lived through the 90’s and the first decade of the millennium have tons of compact discs (CDs) and digital versatile/video discs (DVDs) sitting at their homes.  Storing digital data, these discs had a variety of functions: they … Continue reading

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Three Hitachi-LG Executives Plead Guilty to Antitrust Charges

Three Korean executives of Hitachi-LG Data Storage Inc. have agreed to plead guilty, pay a $25,000 criminal fine, and serve prison sentences from seven to eight months in the United States for participating in bid-rigging and price-fixing for the sale … Continue reading

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Waste Landscape: A CD Art Exhibit

Elise Morin and Clemence Eliard of Small Medium Large design studio used discarded CDs to create a meaningful art exhibit called “Waste Landscape,” which intends to impress upon viewers the consequences of everyday technological waste. This traveling art installation consists … Continue reading

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Disc Manufacturer Cinram’s Financial Troubles

Cinram, a major international manufacturer of Blu-rays, DVDs and CDs, conducted significant discussions with lenders after the company posted a $97 million operating loss for the second quarter of 2011. Their financial report indicates that the company experienced a considerable … Continue reading

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Sony DADC’s Temporary Distribution Plans After the London Riots

More than two weeks after London rioters burnt Sony’s Digital Audio Disc Corporation (DADC)’s main London distribution warehouse of CDs, DVDs, and Blu-rays to the ground, Sony DADC announced a temporary arrangement for its distribution problems in the United Kingdom. Sony … Continue reading

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