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A week in tech, April 26-May 2

A roundup of all the latest tech news.
Japan

Media, Entertainment and Gaming
ò Sony Corp. announced its move to launch a video-sharing site in Japan, making the electronics and entertainment conglomerate the latest to enter the market dominated by Google Inc.'s YouTube service. Sony said it aim to introduce the service abroad as well, but said it would like to see first how well the site is received in Japan before it decides on the overseas launch schedule. Earlier in March, News Corp. and NBC Universal announced their plans to launch a free online video site this year, indicating the move of media firms to compete with popular video-sharing services.

Internet
ò The Japanese arm of Amazon.com Inc. announced...
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