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- Digital Arts, a major internet browser-filtering software developer, was ranked the most promising venture company for 2006 among those listed on the three start-up markets, according to a survey released by The Nihon Keizai Shimbun. The report said the firm was No. 1 in terms of growth prospects. Sales of filtering software are growing rapidly as use of the internet spread throughout society. Digital Arts expects its fiscal 2005 parent-only pretax profit to climb 140 percent from last year's figure. Analysts expect sales to Asia and other overseas markets to rise sharply. Advanced Media Inc. has developed technology for searching cellular phone sites based...

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