A week in tech, May 23-29

A roundup of all the latest tech news.


ò Softbank revealed that it has no plans to sell a stake in Yahoo Japan, a move that is seen as possibly blocking efforts by Yahoo to increase its holding. Sources said Softbank's rejection may prevent Yahoo from increasing its stake in the operator of Japan's most-visited web site, as only about 25 percent of the stock trades publicly. Softbank and Yahoo control a combined 74.5 percent in Softbank, just under a Tokyo exchange rule limiting majority...

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