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A week in tech, October 10-16

A roundup of all the latest tech news.
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ò Yahoo Japan said it is looking to the sales of digital content, such as music and games as a bigger contributor than advertising to its cell phone service. Observers point to this business model as different from that of YahooÆs main PC-based service, which earns most of its sales from advertising. Internet giants including Yahoo and Google are rolling out new services for mobile phones in Japan. Earlier, Google started a Japanese-language news service for mobile phones this week, ahead of other markets. According to the Digital Content Association of Japan, its market for digital content posted a 12 percent rise to 2.5 trillion yen $21.2 billion in 2005 from a...
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