In light of the global crisis, I imagine that if these industries do not recognize that in the forthcoming era huge profits will not longer be possible, then they will all collapse.
Necessity will force companies to start collaborating and sharing research. It might also steer them toward all being 'not for profit'. Either way, its becoming clearer that where the money is stopping, the system can either fail, or reevaluate what its true purpose is.
Once it was a true and noble industry - at least in its intention. In a mutually responsible society, things can be different!