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Shenzhen -- more than Silicon Valley with Chinese characteristics

Entrepreneurs flock to the Chinese city to tinker with, not invent, technologies

Shenzhen, an experimenter's delight: The city is filled with high-tech parts and young people who want to put them together in brand new ways.

TOKYO -- The Walkman, Sony co-founder Akio Morita said in commemorating the portable cassette player's 10th anniversary, demonstrated that an excellent industry could be established from a knowledge of existing technologies and ideas for assembling them into new products.

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