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  • Sony Announces the Death of Betamax (Finally)

    Forty years after their introduction, Sony has announced that it will no longer produce Betamax tapes after March 2016.   Currently, the tapes are only produced and sold in Japan. Introduced in 1975, the Betamax format was on its way to becoming the industry standard until the appearance of JVC’s Video Home System (VHS) format a year […]