The Day the DVD Died

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TechCrunch thinks Apple's announcements yesterday about both a lower-cost MacBook Air, which replaces DVDs for downloading software with a super-slim USB flash drive, as well as an App Store for software spells doom for optical discs like CDs, DVDs, and Blu-rays. Wait, didn't iTunes, video streaming, and software in the cloud already do that? [TechCrunch]