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Consumer Behavior in Brazil & China: US to increase the number of tourist visas 0

Consumer Behavior in Brazil & China: US to increase the number of tourist visas

The United States should increase the capacity to process visas for Brazil and China by 40% over the next 12 months, ordered President Barack Obama recently, as part of a stimulus package for tourism for their country, announced in Disney World in Florida […]

Watch Morgan Spurlock’s “The greatest TED Talk ever sold” talk at TED 0

Watch Morgan Spurlock’s “The greatest TED Talk ever sold” talk at TED

Morgan Spurlock makes documentary film and TV that is personal, political — and, above all, deeply empathetic […]

Consumer Behavior in Brazil: leading in worldwide purchase of mobile phones and HD TVs 0

Consumer Behavior in Brazil: leading in worldwide purchase of mobile phones and HD TVs

Brazilian consumers led the purchase of mobile phones, HDTVs, digital cameras and netbooks in a study by consultancy Accenture. The annual survey on electronic products and services, highlighting the emergence of “a new paradigm of consumer technology,” calls attention to the emerging countries’ thirst for consumer electronics, compared to more stable markets of rich countries […]

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Hotel industry experiences building boom 0

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Hotel industry experiences building boom

China is witnessing an unprecedented boom in hotel construction that is changing the face of the global hospitality industry. The country will have the highest number of hotels under construction and room openings in the world for each of the next two years, according to figures released by Lodging Econometrics, the US-based hotel retail estate market analysts […]

Design in Brazil: overcoming exchange rate pressure and increasing exports with innovation 0

Design in Brazil: overcoming exchange rate pressure and increasing exports with innovation

Despite the devaluation of the dollar is affecting the competitiveness of Brazilian industry — especially manufacturing — companies such as Marcopolo, Anatomic Gel and Inova Electronic Systems have managed to maintain their level of exports and to increase sales to other countries to invest in innovation, refinement and reduction of production costs […]

Intellectual Property: China accounts for 85% of fake goods seized in EU 0

Intellectual Property: China accounts for 85% of fake goods seized in EU

Just a couple days after Chinese Ministry of Commerce declared that China’s piracy problem is not “extremely serious”, the European Commission reported that European customs intercepted one billion euros worth of counterfeit goods last year, with 85 percent of the fakes originating from China […]

Watch Derek Sivers’ “Weird, or just different?” talk at TED 0

Watch Derek Sivers’ “Weird, or just different?” talk at TED

“There’s a flip side to everything,” the saying goes, and in 2 minutes, Derek Sivers shows this is true in a few ways you might not expect.

Erik Hersman's Keynote on IxDA | Interaction ‘11 0

Watch Erik Hersman’s Keynote on IxDA | Interaction ‘11 Conference

Erik is the co-founder of Ushahidi (which means “testimony” in Swahili), a web application created to map the reported incidents of violence happening during the post-election crisis in Kenya. Currently, he is working with a team of mostly-African programmers to continue development of this new free and open source platform that makes it easier to crowdsource crisis information and visualize data […]

Education in China: spending on education to increase 0

Education in China: spending on education to increase

The Chinese government has vowed again to increase its spending on education to four percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2012, a target previously set in 1993 […]

Shanghai World Expo: BRAZIL PAVILION 0

Shanghai World Expo: BRAZIL PAVILION

The Brazil Pavilion at Shanghai World Expo shows off the cultural diversity and dynamism of Brazilian cities with the theme “Pulsing Cities: Feel the Life of Brazilian Cities” […]