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Tech week in pictures: 15th January

Tech week in pictures: 15th January
A visual summary of the news and launches that made headlines in the world of technology this week. (Getty Images)
Tech week in pictures: 15th January
A new prototype rover for exploring the moon as well as planets was demonstrated by engineers from Jet Propulsion and students from the California Institute of Technology on January 14th. It can descend into craters and return with the help of a cable secured at its starting point. (Getty Images)
Tech week in pictures: 15th January
Sony Ericsson launched a new mobile entertainment service for Asia Pacific customers on January 14th, which was attended by Hirokazu Ishizuka, corporate vice president and head for Sony Ericsson, Asia Pacific. With the service, customers can download the latest movies, television programs, video games and music from its retail stores. (Getty Images)
Tech week in pictures: 15th January
Government authorities nominated Deepak Parekh (C), Kiran Karnik (R) and C. Achutan (L) to serve on the new Satyam Computers board on January 12th. The company is fighting to stay afloat after its founder and chairman B. Ramalinga Raju confessed to doctoring the company\'s accounts by $1 billion recently. (Getty Images)
Tech week in pictures: 15th January
EU technical experts monitor devices at the Russian gas compressor station near the Ukrainian border on January 11th. Russia cut off supplies to Europe this week, claiming that Ukraine was blocking transit of the gas in pipelines running through its territory. (Getty Images)
Tech week in pictures: 15th January
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer delivered the opening keynote address at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where he announced the public availability of the highly-anticipated Windows 7 OS beta trial. (Getty Images
Tech week in pictures: 15th January
An ox-shaped statue is designed using computer keyboard keys and showcased at the Cow Parade exhibition in Taipei on January 8th. The exhibition is hosted to mark the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year of the Ox which will fall on January 26th. (Getty Images)
Tech week in pictures: 15th January
LG Electronics displays the world\'s first market-ready ‘Touch Watch Phone’. This wearable watch phone features a full touch-screen interface, 3G capabilities and video calling. (Getty Images)
Tech week in pictures: 15th January
A student wears a power-assist suit while picking fruit at the Tokyo Agriculture and Technology University campus. The prototype robot suit is designed for elderly agriculture workers. (Getty Images)

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