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Has Microsoft Translator built the next champion of online translating? Should Google Translate watch out? Photo credit: Laura Rosbrow; Hand model: Gedalyah Reback

Microsoft Translator leapfrogs Google Translate on group convos

But here's why it has a long way to go
Dec 14, 2016
Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Can online polling save future election predictions?

Given polling's failures with Trump, Brexit, and the FARC vote, what can we do to improve its technology?
Nov 19, 2016

eCommerce

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Education

The Proversity team has made major strides in a short period (Facebook)

UK’s Proversity leads digital university challenge to out-of-step academia

Proversity leads a chorus of edtech companies closing gaps between academia and skills needed on the job
Nov 15, 2015

Kudo!: Makes learning a second language easy for children

A husband-wife team began to think about how they could create their own solution to address the gap in the language-learning market
Apr 22, 2014

Entrepreneurship

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FinTech

The Sling team. Photo credit: PR

Brazilian Avante to acquire Israeli startup Sling

Sling’s app enables customers to pay business owners directly through a smartphone without a credit card or cash
Jul 12, 2016

What Nubank’s funding means for Brazilian FinTech

Besides the fundraising, the company also announced the launching of a MasterCard Platinum credit card that can be controlled from a mobile app
Sep 28, 2014

Greentech

The cycling tech revolution is here: 20 bike startups you should know about

20 awesome bike technologies that will make your ride less bumpy
Apr 26, 2015

Slim and stylish, the future is rolling and folding in with the Argentinian Gi Bike

Fresh from a $1 million funding round, the Gi Bike enters the growing space of green, folding bikes. How does it fare against the competition?
Mar 23, 2015

Health

Industry

lima

Endless Lima traffic spawns innovative startups

Let's talk about Lima
Oct 14, 2018

WhatsApp back after another ban in Brazil that benefited Telegram

Facebook and Brazil go for another round as the government protests encrypted chats
May 04, 2016

Mobile point-of-sales startup SumUp expands to Sweden, landing on rival iZettle’s home turf

SumUp's solution will enable Swedish businesses to easily accept all major credit cards including MasterCard, Visa and American Express.
Sep 29, 2015
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Internet

Has Microsoft Translator built the next champion of online translating? Should Google Translate watch out? Photo credit: Laura Rosbrow; Hand model: Gedalyah Reback

Microsoft Translator leapfrogs Google Translate on group convos

But here's why it has a long way to go
Dec 14, 2016

Where smartphones are globally, and will be

Though internet-connected devices are still unequally concentrated in the West, emerging markets will likely comprise 80% of the world's smartphones by 2020
Sep 14, 2014

Where to watch the World Cup in high quality for free online

The biggest football celebration is coming, and the world of technology has reacted accordingly. So how can you screen the World Cup in high quality over the Internet? [Read More...]
Jun 12, 2014
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Lists

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Mobile

Google translates emojis into Brazilian Portuguese, updates Duo and Waze in São Paulo

Google has made strong use of Belo Horizonte's developer teams, now the country will see big updates on Waze, Allo, Duo and Google Maps
Mar 23, 2017

As LATAM awaits official release, Pokémon Go already has 10,000+ member Facebook communities from Mexico to Argentina

Ahead of today's rumored launch in Latin America, some communities of players already number in the myriad tens of thousands for countries before the app has even been [Read More...]
Jul 21, 2016
The Sling team. Photo credit: PR

Brazilian Avante to acquire Israeli startup Sling

Sling’s app enables customers to pay business owners directly through a smartphone without a credit card or cash
Jul 12, 2016
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News

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Security

Social Media

Has Microsoft Translator built the next champion of online translating? Should Google Translate watch out? Photo credit: Laura Rosbrow; Hand model: Gedalyah Reback

Microsoft Translator leapfrogs Google Translate on group convos

But here's why it has a long way to go
Dec 14, 2016
Photo credit: Facebook's new Camera Effects

Facebook launching custom profile frames outside US

While they claim there is more interest abroad, one also wonders if the feature isn't ready for prime time. Here, we examine if custom frames could take off
Dec 08, 2016
Telegram logo (right) and WhatsApp logo (left). Photo Credit: PR

Telegram gains 1 million users after WhatsApp was banned in Brazil

The temporary ban of WhatsApp in Brazil is only the first step
Dec 17, 2015

Venture Capital

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Wearables

CEO Marcos Penha at SLUSH wearing the glasses. Photo Credit: Gabriel Avner

AnnuitWalk gives the blind a new perspective on mobility

This device alerts users to objects around them for more independence
Nov 19, 2015

Could PornHub’s new wearable solve the energy crisis?

The new wearable from PornHub, called the Wank Band, uses a kinetic charger powered by wrist motions to store electricity on an internal battery that can then be used to [Read More...]
Mar 01, 2015

Policy

Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Can online polling save future election predictions?

Given polling's failures with Trump, Brexit, and the FARC vote, what can we do to improve its technology?
Nov 19, 2016