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Internet in Brazil: 33% of Brazilians have Internet access at home 0

Internet in Brazil: 33% of Brazilians have Internet access at home

Brazil is currently ranked 63rd in the world ranking of 154 countries. In Sweden, 97% of households have Internet access […]

Internet in Brazil: ranked 7th largest internet market in the world, says survey 0

Internet in Brazil: ranked 7th largest internet market in the world, says survey

Brazil is the seventh largest Internet market in the world, according to research conducted by comScore. The country pass France and is ranked behind China, the United States, Japan, Russia, Germany and India […]

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 […]

Intellectual Property: China surpasses U.S, Japan to Become Top Patent Filer 0

Intellectual Property: China surpasses U.S, Japan to Become Top Patent Filer

China has surpassed the United States and Japan to become the world’s top patent filer this year […]

Living in China: Shanghai holds the highest population of foreigners 0

Living in China: Shanghai holds the highest population of foreigners

Shanghai has the largest population of foreign nationals among all domestic cities and provinces in China, with about 143,200 expat residents living in the city, the Shanghai Statistics Bureau announced recently. Nearly one in every four foreign residents in the country lives in Shanghai, according to the sixth national census conducted in November 2010. […]

Internet in Brazil: Active Internet users grew 14% year-on-year 0

Internet in Brazil: Active Internet users grew 14% year-on-year

The number of active Internet users in Brazil in September 2011 was 46,300,000, an increase of 14% over the same month last year. With the new number, Brazil beats Germany, France and the UK in number of active users at home or at work. The Brazil ranks third in the list of countries that monitor the internet using the same methodology […]

Watch Aaron Koblin’s “Crowds and Clouds: Data, Sheep, and Collaboration” talk at MIT’s Office of the Arts 0

Watch Aaron Koblin’s “Crowds and Clouds: Data, Sheep, and Collaboration” talk at MIT’s Office of the Arts

Where others see just data points and fodder for bar graphs, Aaron Koblin visualizes dynamic systems where information assumes forms both abstract and familiar. In this talk, Koblin shares recent projects that meld statistical science and art to convey a really big picture, while often inviting the viewer to partake in a more personal experience […]

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 […]

Information Technology in Brazil: PC sales sets record and Brazil moves up to 3rd place in the world ranking, says IDC 0

Information Technology in Brazil: PC sales sets record and Brazil moves up to 3rd place in the world ranking, says IDC

Brazil shipped 3.8 million PCs between April and June of 2011, behind only China and the United States […]