Brazilian Start-ups Competition

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With the world economy in turmoil, both investors and university students are currently assessing the best route for success. Economies once considered rock solid are showing signs of cracking, such as the slowdown in Chinese purchasing power the past year. Even the dollar has fallen on the exchange market against the Brazilian real, a surprise considering More...

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On May 18, 2016
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A Reply is Waiting for You

Selfies and Facebook and Instagram and Twitter and Snapchat and WhatsApp fit perfectly in Brazil. This is a country steeped in the oral tradition, where people view vanity in a positive light, and there is less More...

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On April 4, 2016
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Brazil’s First Smart City

Three Israeli companies won an international competition to help create a new Smart City in Brazil. The announcement was made by the Brazilian Israelite Confederation. In most cases, Smart technology is adapted More...

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On March 8, 2016
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Computer Servers Under Water

Taking a page from a science fiction story, researchers at Microsoft believe the future of data centers may be under the sea. Microsoft has tested a prototype of a self-contained data center that can operate hundreds More...

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On August 31, 2015
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Brazilian Company Improves Milk

Thanks to advancements made by a Brazilian agribusiness company, it will now be possible to keep fresh milk in the fridge for over two weeks before it goes bad, doubling milk’s usual refrigerator life of about More...

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On August 5, 2015
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Free Computers for the Retired in Uruguay

Brazil’s neighbor, Uruguay, has formulated a unique plan to bring retired citizens into the world of computers. Because the digital revolution only arrived in the past few years in Latin America, retirees More...

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On July 15, 2015
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Technology Fights Dengue Fever

Millions of modified mosquitoes have been intentionally released in the city of Piracicaba in São Paulo state in the battle against dengue fever. The genetically modified mosquitoes are all male, and when they More...

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On April 14, 2015
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Facebook Brings Free Wi-Fi to Brazil

The Brazilian government has agreed to a partnership with Facebook. The partnership is actually with Facebook’s non-profit organization known as Internet.org. The goal of the partnership is to provide free More...

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On January 21, 2015
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Brazil Partners with China in Space

Brazil and China successfully launched a joint satellite recently, the fifth environmental monitoring equipment of its kind to be launched jointly by the two countries since 1999. A Long March B rocket carried More...

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On December 15, 2014
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Brazil First on Internet

  Thanks to its young population armed with smartphones, Brazil beat nine other Internet-connected countries for its citizens’ frequency of web use, according to a new report from business consultancy ATKearney. The More...