Brazil

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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01.09.15
Nintendo halting console and software distribution in Brazil
01.09.15

Nintendo halting console and software distribution in Brazil

Nintendo will end its distribution of hardware and software in Brazil due to high import tariffs. T...

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12.30.14
Collaborative mapping project will chart the Amazon's rivers
12.30.14

Collaborative mapping project will chart the Amazon's rivers

Crowdsourced mapping efforts are helpful in many places, but they're most useful in corners of the...

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10.14.14
Mail carriers are mapping Brazil's favelas before tech companies can
10.14.14

Mail carriers are mapping Brazil's favelas before tech companies can

Google and Microsoft may be trying hard to produce online maps for Brazil's favelas, but they've a...

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10.11.14
White Xbox One Master Chief Collection bundle Brazil-bound, 'no plans' for US release
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10.11.14

White Xbox One Master Chief Collection bundle Brazil-bound, 'no plans' for US release

Xbox One owners in Brazil can look forward to a shiny white Xbox One in early 2015, when it will ar...

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09.25.14
Google and Microsoft want to put Brazil's favelas on the map
09.25.14

Google and Microsoft want to put Brazil's favelas on the map

To the Brazilian government, favelas, often referred to as "the slums," don't portray an image the...

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