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A week in tech, April 23-29

A roundup of the latest tech news.
Japan

Hardware
Sony's videogame unit delayed for the second time the release of its much-anticipated virtual-community service for the PlayStation 3, showing the extra care it is taking in vetting products as demand for the videogame console is increasing. The 3-D service called Home, which originally was expected to be sold starting last year, is now expected to be available in the fall, the company said. The service will let users create avatar characters, decorate homes and interact with other users in a virtual world. As more people have access to faster Internet connections, online communities like those that allow players to socialise with one another in addition to playing games have grown popular...
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