CULTURE & ARTS
11/07/2012 08:05 am ET Updated Jan 07, 2013

Death Of The Cassette Tape Much Exaggerated

(Reuters) - The widening gap between the amount of data the world produces and our capacity to store it is giving a new lease of life to the humble cassette tape.

Although consumers have abandoned the audio cassette in favor of the ubiquitous iPod, organizations with large amounts of data, from patient records to capacity-hungry video archives, have continued to use tape as a cheap and secure storage medium.

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