a-week-in-tech-february-1521

A week in tech, February 15-21

A roundup of all the latest tech news.
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ò Industry sources said Rakuten Inc. is considering to end holding its Tokyo Broadcasting System Inc. shares in trust, a move that is seen as reviving the voting rights of the company. The sources also indicated that Rakuten is expected to maintain its alliance negotiation with TBS, which is significant because at the end of February Mizuho Trust Banking Co. cannot hold the entrusted TBS shares for one month beyond that date. Under the Banking Law, a financial institution may not own more than a 5 percent share in a company for more than one year. In October 2005, Rakuten acquired TBS shares and proposed management integration. The company, facing opposition...
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