a-week-in-tech-may-1622

A week in tech, May 16-22

A roundup of all the latest tech news.
Japan

Internet
ò Market sources indicated that Softbank is looking to TV broadcasting as its next area of expansion. The decision brings Softbank into the fold with other companies in the country looking to deliver content via the Internet. According to SoftbankÆs top official, a service integrating Internet content and on-demand video with live terrestrial television programming could be a logical step for the company.

ò MySpace, the highly popular social networking site, launched a video sharing service on its Japanese web site. The move is seen as directly competing against domestic rivals as well as YouTube. With the service, MySpace Japan follows Japan's popular social services network Mixi, which...
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