Erasable Storage: Sony Says It Has A Better Way

Many software programs are getting too big to fit on floppy disks. Huge operating systems such as IBM's OS/2 require as many as 25 floppies. Multimedia software packages, which mix text, audio, and video, are also big eaters of disk space. Compact, read-only memory disks (CD-ROMs) can hold more than 630 megabytes of information, but only once--the information can't be altered.

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