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A week in tech, May 2-8

A roundup of all the latest tech news.
Japan

Media, Entertainment and Gaming
ò According to a survey conducted by Japanese entertainment industry statistics site Oricon, stores in Japan that rent manga to customers are not really experiencing massive sales success. Despite efforts to promote manga rental, 41.4 percent of those polled said that they were not aware of shops offering manga rental, compared to 24 percent who were and 34.6 percent who heard about manga rental, but did not know where and how to rent. The business of manga and comic rental attracted the attention of the industry earlier this year when Tsutaya, one of the countryÆs largest CD and DVD rental chains, said that they would start offering manga rental...
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