A week in tech

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- Yahoo Japan announced that it has begun to use a new image distribution system that automatically sends the highest-quality image possible to users of its mobile version 'Yahoo Auctions' site. The move was due to online auction participants tending to bid on items after first viewing them on their cell phone handset. The system is developed by I-Broadcast Inc. and is compatible with about 340 handsets produced domestically and about 200 made abroad.

- Shares in Livedoor fell as much as 10 percent as Softbank Investment Corp agreed to borrow a 14 percent stake in Fuji Television Network Inc. from...

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