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12.17.15
Brazil temporarily shuts down WhatsApp messenger (updated)
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Brazil temporarily shuts down WhatsApp messenger (updated)

And its Congress would shutter social media websites if given the chance.

By M. Moon,   12.17.15
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12.01.15
Researchers confirm Humpty Dumpty really can't be put together again
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Researchers confirm Humpty Dumpty really can't be put together again

Turns out, you can't reassemble eggs even at the quantum level.

By A. Tarantola,   12.01.15
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11.30.15
Post a racist comment online, see it on a billboard near your house
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Post a racist comment online, see it on a billboard near your house

Brazilian equality group Criola demonstrates the real-world effects of nasty online messages.

By J. Conditt,   11.30.15
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09.17.15
Microsoft's email/texting app Send is available on Android
09.17.15

Microsoft's email/texting app Send is available on Android

Yes, of course you can send Gifs with Send. It wouldn't be a conversation without the Gifs, would it.

By A. Tarantola,   09.17.15
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08.23.15
ASUS makes a ZenFone 2 with a whopping 256GB of storage
08.23.15

ASUS makes a ZenFone 2 with a whopping 256GB of storage

If you think that even 128GB of storage in a phone is too limited, head to Brazil -- ASUS is giving locals a special Zenfone 2 with 256GB of storage.

By J. Fingas,   08.23.15
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07.06.15
Gene-modded mosquitoes will fight Dengue Fever in Brazil
07.06.15

Gene-modded mosquitoes will fight Dengue Fever in Brazil

The Brazilian city of Piracicaba has a potent new weapon in the ongoing fight against Dengue Fever...

By A. Tarantola,   07.06.15
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04.06.15
BlackBerry Messenger helps uncover a Brazilian corruption scandal
04.06.15

BlackBerry Messenger helps uncover a Brazilian corruption scandal

Some less-than-ethical businesspeople are learning the hard way that even secure messaging systems...

By J. Fingas,   04.06.15
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02.11.15
Brazil used Tinder bots to promote AIDS awareness
02.11.15

Brazil used Tinder bots to promote AIDS awareness

Despite what Tinder execs say, everyone knows what the app's actually used for (hint: it's casual...

By T. Seppala,   02.11.15
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01.10.15
Brazil's enormous taxes chase Nintendo out of the country
01.10.15

Brazil's enormous taxes chase Nintendo out of the country

After this month, Nintendo will halt all direct sales in Brazil. According to UOL Jogos, the compa...

By M. Moon,   01.10.15
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