Brazilian coffee farmers braced for first bean imports

Brazilian coffee farmers braced for first bean imports

It has been a tough few years for Rodrigo Rigo, a coffee grower in the Brazilian state of Espírito Santo, just north of Rio de Janeiro. Hit by three years of severe droughts in the...
Brazil Fintech Report 2017

New Brazilian Fintech report for 2017 and Radar

FintechLab, a connection hub with advisory focus, research and integration of the national Brazilian Fintech ecosystem, launched in February 2017 the Report 2017 with update of its well-known FintechLab Radar, which monitors market initiatives. In...
P&G in Brazil

P&G launches tech innovation center in Brazil

Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) will launch a consumer technology innovation center in Brazil next month. The facility will be working on research and development to bring more innovative ideas and sustainability to...
Mobile data traffic to see five-fold increase in Brazil

Mobile data traffic to see five-fold increase in Brazil

Mobile data traffic will see a five-fold boost within the next five years driven by the increasing number of smartphones grow as well as the usage of video , 4G network speeds and the...
The trade union LO said the ruling should drive Uber out of Denmark.

Ruling should drive Uber out of Denmark

In a long-awaited ruling, the Copenhagen City Court on Friday found six Uber drivers guilty of violating Denmark’s taxi laws. The six drivers were handed fines ranging from 2,000 to 6,000 kroner. The ruling marked the...
LanguageWire has announced a new addition to its executive management team.

LanguageWire appoints Jacob Thuren Falkenham Jørgensen as Chief Strategy Officer

LanguageWire, the European tech company that connects businesses with language experts via an innovative platform, has announced a new addition to its executive management team. The company has acquired Jacob Thuren Falkenham Jørgensen for the...
Innovation Center Denmark

Denmark to Appoint a ‘Silicon Valley Ambassador’ As If Tech Was Its Own Country

Technology companies have become so powerful that countries are beginning to treat them like they are actual nation states. Denmark recently said that it would appoint a new digital ambassador to work with some of...
Private equity firm The Carlyle Group has made its first investment in the technology sector in Brazil by acquiring a minority interest in mobile and security services provider FS.

Private equity fund Carlyle invests in Brazilian tech firm FS

Private equity firm The Carlyle Group has made its first investment in the technology sector in Brazil by acquiring a minority interest in mobile and security services provider FS. The value of the transaction has...
Eike Batista was once among the top 10 world's millionaires.

This Man Was Once Brazil’s Richest. He’s Now in Jail on Bribery Charges

A Brazilian oil and mining tycoon has been jailed in Rio de Janeiro after turning himself over to police on corruption charges. Eike Batista, who was once the country's richest man, is accused of...
IT Projects to resume in Brazil in 2017

IT projects to resume in Brazil in 2017

Brazilian organizations will resume IT projects in areas such as digital transformations and security after a period of recession-driven stagnation, according to the yearly predictions for the country by analyst IDC. The analyst's overall prediction...

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