Brazil’s Next 10 Hottest Business Cities – 2014 Edition

By Arnout Nuijt 2014 EDITION – Ever heard of Uberlândia, Joinville, Ribeirão Preto, Sorocaba or Londrina? Well, you may soon, as they are among Brazil’s next generation of big business cities. No doubt the biggest and most important business centres of Brazil are still the megacities of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Further afield,… Read More Brazil’s Next 10 Hottest Business Cities – 2014 Edition

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Has Brazil really entered recession? Then here is what to do

By Arnout Nuijt Positive news about Brazil’s economy is hard to find these days. In fact the bad news is piling up. A recent report by the Financial Times of London, quoting Brazil Central bank figures, suggests the country has entered technical recession more than 7 months ago by shrinking slightly for two consecutive quarters… Read More Has Brazil really entered recession? Then here is what to do

Once Made in Rotterdam: Netam electric vehicles

Now and then Rotterdam Week will focus on historic innovative industries in the greater Rotterdam region. In a first of this series, we take a look at the Netam-L-Car. During the German occupation of the city, in 1941, the Netam company (aka NV Nederlandsche Tank-Apparaten en Machinefabriek “Netam”) developed a number of electrically propelled vehicles… Read More Once Made in Rotterdam: Netam electric vehicles

Wearable technology is coming and it is connected

By Leo Beerden GADGET REPUBLIC Gadgets are gadgets because they are novelties, nice-to-haves, but essentially superfluous. Oh, really? They used to be anyway. But that was before we started carrying them around and trust them with our precious data. So what will happen once we’ll start wearing our gadgets while connecting them? Connected wearables will… Read More Wearable technology is coming and it is connected

Brazil to grow just 1,67% – Brazil Weekly poll

Brazil Weekly readers have spoken. For the last few months we have been running a poll on Brazil’s expected GDP growth in 2013. By the beginning of 2013 officials and foreign observers still worked with the assumption that Brazil’s economy would grow well again this year, some 3-4%. But soon both Brazil’s government and several… Read More Brazil to grow just 1,67% – Brazil Weekly poll