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Sega Megadrive Back in Production in Brazil

The year was 1989, and five-year-old me was asking for one thing for Christmas, the Sega Megadrive. Lucky for me, I actually got one, but don’t worry if you ...

November 9, 2016 at 9:54 am by
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Whatsapp Was Temporarily Banned in Brazil

One day after a court order in Sao Paulo banned the popular social messaging app for the entire nation of Brazil, WhatsApp is back in action across the country. In a decision ...

December 18, 2015 at 8:29 am by

Online Trolls and Racists Being Targeted With Billboard Ads Near Their Homes

Online bullies, trolls and other people hiding behind the half-anonymity of the internet while insulting people have been a cancer on our society for quite some time and it ...

December 1, 2015 at 9:28 am by

Internet.org Gets Trashed by Global Internet Activists

Mark Zuckerberg, the billionaire Facebook founder, recently unveiled plans to offer a ‘free’ internet – essentially a sponsored internet portal through which limited ...

May 19, 2015 at 2:58 am by

Hollywood Wants Exception to Net Neutrality Rules to Fight Pirates

Hollywood thinks it’s special, and can play by its own rulebook in its fight against online piracy, so the latest move by the Motion Picture Association (MPA) to bypass ...

April 13, 2015 at 6:23 pm by

Google Uses Ziplines to Showcase Amazonian Rainforests

Google has been mapping a lot of the Globe with its Street View project. Thus far, we know it uses cars to get in and around places and map the area around streets in a 360 ...

March 2, 2015 at 2:58 pm by

Hackers Using New Phishing Technique to Exploit Router Flaws

There have been a number of unusual hacking techniques employed in Brazil recently. A group of hackers have used a “novel approach” to pull off a pharming attack ...

February 28, 2015 at 2:58 pm by

Nintendo Pulls Out of Brazil Over High Taxes

Nintendo has pulled all its products from the Brazilian market. The console manufacturer made the decision due to the country’s rising import fees and high taxes for ...

January 13, 2015 at 11:55 am by

Germany v Brazil World Cup Thrashing Broke Twitter Records

The Germany Vs Brazil Semi-final match in this year’s World Cup has certainly caught the attention of any football fan or anyone involved in football after their 7-1 ...

July 11, 2014 at 9:15 am by

Russia Blames US Lasers for Knocking Them Out of the World Cup

I’ll be straight up and say first of all that I’m not one bit interested in football and things such as the world cup, where national pride is at stake, also fail ...

June 27, 2014 at 11:48 am by

Vanishing Spray Draws Attention During World Cup Free Kicks

If you’re watching the 2014 World Cup from Brazil, you’ve probably seen referees spray a white line on the field before free kicks.  The high-tech vanishing spray is ...

June 15, 2014 at 7:20 pm by

21 Countries And Rising Have Joined Anti-NSA UN Resolution Discussions

RT reports that 21 countries have joined in draft discussions at the UN for an anti-NSA resolution to be passed. In the discussions are the following nations: Argentina, ...

October 27, 2013 at 1:25 pm by

Sony Explains Why PlayStation 4 Will Cost $1,845 In Brazil

There has been some debate this week as to why the next-gen PlayStation 4 will cost significantly more to purchase in Brazil than anywhere else in the world. Some cried that ...

October 23, 2013 at 10:51 am by
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China Will Soon Have More Internet Users Than The USA

Akamai’s State of the Internet report has revealed that China’s internet users are growing rapidly and China could soon overtake the USA in terms of the number of ...

October 17, 2013 at 8:15 am by

Google Faces Antitrust Investigations In Brazil

Google is not exactly unfamiliar with legal action of an antitrust nature as it has faced antitrust lawsuits across a variety of locations in recent times, most notably in the ...

October 13, 2013 at 8:43 pm by

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