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Information Technology in Brazil: Launching Investment Program to Boost Software and IT Industry

Brazil’s Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MCTI) has unveiled a new Strategic Program for Software and Information Technology in Brazil, announcing R$ 500 million (approximately US$ 248 million) in planned investments from 2012-2015 to build and strengthen Brazil’s competitiveness in this sector [..]

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Watch Amory Lovins’ “A 50-year plan for energy” talk at TED

In this intimate talk filmed at TED’s offices, energy theorist Amory Lovins lays out the steps we must take to end the world’s dependence on oil (before we run out). Some changes are already happening — like lighter-weight cars and smarter trucks — but some require a bigger vision […]

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Eco Design Fair: Showcasing innovation and sustainable design in Shanghai

On Saturday, April 14, 2012, the Eco Design Fair will bring to Shanghai’s South Bund a full day of exhibits and activities for visitors to learn about green and healthy living, and seeking earth-friendly alternatives in fashion, food, energy, transportation, wellness, home, gardening, finance and more […]

Internet in Brazil: fashion and beauty industries pulling E-commerce numbers up by in 2012 0

Internet in Brazil: fashion and beauty industries pulling E-commerce numbers up by in 2012

Sales of clothing, footwear, sporting goods, medicines, health and beauty products have the highest growth prospects in the market of Brazilian e-commerce and should pull the number of requests in 2012 […]

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: becoming the biggest market of luxury products 0

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: becoming the biggest market of luxury products

Observers predict that China will soon be biggest in the world for high-end designer consumer goods. Chinese people will buy more than half their acquisition of luxury goods on the mainland in 2014 rather than overseas, as is the case now, business research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan said in its latest survey […]

Information Technology in Brazil: IT services push GDP numbers up 0

Information Technology in Brazil: IT services push GDP numbers up

Segment was the fastest growing in 2011, according to GDP data. market jumped from U.S. $ 59 billion in 2008 to US$ 95 billion in 2011 […]

Health in China: “Human Placenta”? 0

Health in China: “Human Placenta”?

Health in China: “Human Placenta”?, a photo by [email protected] on Flickr

Information Technology in Brazil: Microsoft signs agreement to help Brazilian companies 0

Information Technology in Brazil: Microsoft signs agreement to help Brazilian companies

The Brazilian Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation and Microsoft announced recently had reached an agreement to create business accelerators focused on technology in Brazil. The announcement was made during the inauguration of the technology center of the U.S. company in the country […]