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Tech week in pictures: 29th January

Tech week in pictures: 29th 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: 29th January
IBM showcased its latest medical IT diagnostic system, which had a successful pilot in Denmark, at the 2009 Arab Health Congress. The 42\" plasma screen can display several layers of the body including the skeleton, vessels, muscles, internal organs and skin.
Tech week in pictures: 29th January
German chipmaker Qimonda, one of Europe’s few remaining chipmakers, filed for insolvency this week after desperate talks to secure a state-led rescue collapsed. (Getty Images)
Tech week in pictures: 29th January
Models display the new touchscreen mobile phone CA001, launched by Yamaha and Casio in Tokyo. It allows users to play 11 musical instruments, including a piano, guitar and drum kit, with their handset. (Getty Images)
Tech week in pictures: 29th January
Microsoft has announced it will cut up to 5,000 jobs after posting a drop in net income, blamed on current gloomy market conditions. Revenue from sales of the Windows operating system dropped 8% to $3.98 billion. (Getty Images)
Tech week in pictures: 29th January
A worker dismantles an old analog television for recycling in California. February 17th will be the last day for analog TV broadcasts nationwide, leaving Americans to buy digital conversion units or be left without access to television. (Getty Images)
Tech week in pictures: 29th January
At the Siemens’ annual general meeting in Germany, CEO Peter Loescher announced the company would stick with its operating profit forecast of 8.0-8.5 billion euros despite the global economic slowdown. (Getty Images)
Tech week in pictures: 29th January
Nokia\'s CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo revealed fourth-quarter profit slumped more than analysts\' anticipated – net income fell to €576 million from €1.84 billion a year earlier, with revenues dropping 20% to €12.7 billion. (Getty Images)
Tech week in pictures: 29th January
Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, attends the Digital, Life, Design (DLD) conference in Munich, Germany. The conference, that took place from January 25th to 27th, brought together technology leaders from around the world. (Getty Images)