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Sony retires cassette-tape Walkman

Sony has confirmed it will stop selling its once ground-breaking portable music player, the cassette-tape Walkman, in Japan. It's already stopped production there, and the current stock held in stores will be the last. In 1979, the Walkman changed lifestyles by popularising music on the go, paving the way for today's MP3 players. Clark Boyd has more.

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