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Tech geeks invate Japan as bankers retreat

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The Roppongi Hills Mori Tower in Tokyo.

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Lunch diners in the Roppongi Hills Mori Tower in Tokyo, a spot once favored by bankers but now populated by technology workers.

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After the financial crisis, many bankers disappeared from Japan's club scene. The void is being filled by a new group of bar patrons: information-technology workers. While financial firms have cut staff in Japan, technology companies have boosted hiring, and as bankers vacated offices at Roppongi Hills, companies including Google and Lenovo Group moved in.
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