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Digital-Tape War Heats Up

Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, 31 October 1991

NOW THAT the compact disc has supplanted the vinyl phonograph record, consumers can brace for another technology war. Next year, Philips Electronics N.V. and Sony Corporation will go head-to-head as they launch a marketing attack aimed at persuading consumers to buy their new recordable digital hardware and, ultimately, abandon their analog cassettes.

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