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- Third quarter net profit for Yahoo Japan rose, a growth pushed up with the help of its online auction and web advertising business. Consolidated net profit for the three months ended Dec. 31 rose to 9.2 billion yen $89.6 million from 6.6 billion yen $64.3 million posted a year ago. Sales rose to 31 billion yen $302.1 million from 20.1 billion yen US$695.8 million a year ago. Yahoo Japan has Japan's largest online auction service. Its online advertising business has benefited greatly from strong demand from its corporate clients. The company also runs Yahoo BB, a joint venture it operates with Softbank,...

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