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A week in tech, July 11-17

A round-up of all the latest tech news.
Japan
Media, Entertainment and Gaming
ò Microsoft announced that it has no plans to cut the price of its Xbox game console in Japan. The company believes the Xbox prices in Japan, the home turf of rivals Sony and Nintendo, are very competitive. The sales of the device in Japan have been seen as slow, in contrast with its popularity in the US. According to game magazine publisher Enterbrain, Microsoft sold 122,565 of the consoles in the first half of this year in Japan, while Nintendo sold 1.7 million units of its Wii and Sony sold 503,554 of its PS3 game machines. Earlier, Microsoft extended its warranty for the video game machine...
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