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Inventor of the audio cassette dies at 94

Dutch engineer Lou Ottens poses with a cassette tape in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, 23 January 2013. (EPA/JERRY LAMPEN) Lou Ottens, the Dutch engineer who heralded a new age for music fans by inventing the audio cassette tape, has died aged 94. The company Philips, for whom Ottens developed the compact cassette in...