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By Anna Kaiser, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Computer scientists, academics, and other technology professionals flocked to Rio last week for the 19th annual WWW2013 conference at the Windsor Barra Conference Center in Barra da Tijuca. The WWW...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Telecoms giant Oi launched its high-speed 4G mobile internet service in Rio on Thursday, becoming the city’s second operator to offer the service. Rival operator Claro launched its 4G...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – President Dilma Rousseff has unveiled plans for legislation to improve the quality of products and customer services offered in Brazil, affording shoppers greater protection and more rights. The proposed Plano Nacional de...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Plano Nacional de Banda Larga (PNBL), the National Broadband Plan, was launched a year ago to provide millions of people in cities throughout Brazil with a 1Mb internet...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – From November 1, 2012, Brazilian Internet Service Providers (ISPs) selling fixed or mobile broadband must provide at least twenty percent of the speed they advertise, according to new rules...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter MANAUS, BRAZIL – Italian telecom giant TIM has unveiled a new R$171 million (US$84 million) plan to bring high-speed internet to Brazil’s Amazon region, accounting for over 45 percent of the country’s territory, but...
By Amy Smith, Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL — Brazilian federal police said Thursday they had charged eighteen people for child pornography crimes. The suspects are accused of exchanging obscene images and videos of minors through an invitation-only encrypted file-sharing website...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Facebook has overtaken Orkut as Brazil's most visited social networking site, according to analytics firm comScore. The figures shows that in December 2011 Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook had 36.1 million unique-user visitors,...
Opinion, by Michael Kerlin RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last week, a friend in one of Rio’s favelas posted a Facebook update about Red Hot Chili Peppers coming to Rock in Rio. A few years ago, I might have found...
By Ben Tavener, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Netflix, the online movie and TV program streaming service, has launched in Brazil – the first of 43 new countries and territories in Latin America and the Caribbean, as the...
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