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A week in tech, November 7-13

A roundup of all the latest tech news.
Japan

Media, Entertainment and Gaming
Sony Corp plans to deploy a lighter version of its PlayStation 2 game console later this month, in a bid to boost sales of the device during the holiday season. The new model, which has a built-in AC adaptor, weighs 720 grams, down from a combined weight of 850 grams for the previous model and its external AC adaptor. Sony said the device will go on sale in Japan in November for Ñ16,000 $140, which is unchanged from the price of the previous model. The timing for overseas launches has yet to be decided. Industry observers say maintaining brisk demand for the PS2, which has sold more...
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