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ò Usen Corp said it would acquire Fuji Television Network's entire stake in Livedoor for about Ñ9.5 billion $82 million to form a business tie-up with the once strong internet company. The acquisition will make UsenÆs President, Uno, Livedoor's second-largest shareholder after former Livedoor President Takafumi Horie, who has been charged with accounting fraud. Usen, Japan's biggest cable broadcaster, and Livedoor said they have agreed to collaborate on net portal, financial and software business operations. Usen and Livedoor said they would set up a committee by the end of this month to hammer out the specifics of the business alliance adding they plan to reach a decision on the details by late...

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