A week in tech

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Japan

Internet

- The increase in the number of internet users continue to boost the sales and operating profits of internet-related service providers in the January to March quarter. Yahoo Japan saw its group operating profit rose to a record quarterly result of 17.5 billion yen $165 million, with its portal site registering 31.2 million individual users. Its sales went up 59 percent to 35.8 billion yen $331.5 million. Rakuten, a major comprehensive Internet service provider, posted a 40 percent increase in its group operating profit to 4.7 billion yen $435.3 million, with 2.7 million individuals shopping once or more at the company's virtual...

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