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BRAZIL

Smartphones change Brazilian election campaign

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL: Have you ever wanted to pelt a politician with a tomato or wished for a perfect candidate to come and sweep you off your feet?

29 Sep 2014

BRAZIL

World Cup debut for 'unhackable' goal technology

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL: Goalline technology will be used at a World Cup for the first time in Brazil with its backers insisting it is 100% accurate and cannot be hacked.

13 Jun 2014

BRAZIL

Motorola unveils 'affordable' Moto G smartphone

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL: Google-owned Motorola Mobility on Wednesday unveiled the Moto G, aimed at the half-billion consumers around the world, many in emerging markets, who want a smartphone without a high price tag.

15 Nov 2013

BRAZIL

Samsung sued over working conditions

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL: The Brazilian authorities have filed a lawsuit against Samsung alleging poor working conditions at a factory in the Amazon and is demanding more than US$100m in damages, the government said on Tuesday (13 July)

14 Aug 2013

BRAZIL

Brazil, Colombia: Nearly 40% of non-computer web traffic on tablets

BRASILIA, BRAZIL / BOGOTA, COLOMBIA: comScore, Inc recently released its latest report on connected device usage in Latin America from comScore Device Essentials.

10 Jan 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

Loyalty to smartphone brand increases with greater use of digital content

LONDON, UK: Nearly one in five consumers, who own both an iPad and an iPhone, say switching smartphone is more difficult than changing bank accounts. A simple, integrated user experience is driving consumers' brand loyalty to their smartphone and they are less likely to switch brands the more applications and services they use on the device, new research from GfK finds.

30 Nov 2011

BRAZIL

Considerable demand for Brazilian mobile PCs

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL: In Brazil, computers are among the categories with the highest volume variation; 18% when comparing year to date (YTD) demand for 2011 (January - May) with the same period in 2010. The mobile PC market recorded 27.5%, digital cameras 17% and PTV's 49%.

10 Aug 2011

UNITED STATES

MMA launches Egypt and Middle East Local Council

CAIRO, EGYPT / NEW YORK, US / LONDON, UK / SINGAPORE / SAO PAULO, BRAZIL: The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) recently announced the launch of the Egypt and Middle East Local Council and the appointment of new co-chair, CEO & co-founder at Digital Republic, Karim Khalifa. The launch of MMA Egypt and Middle East is in response to the increased interest and investment in mobile marketing, and the need for industry support and guidance within the region.

20 Jul 2011

UNITED STATES

Mojiva Inc joins the MMA as a Global Premium Member

NEW YORK, US / SINGAPORE / LONDON, UK / SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL: The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) has announced that (Mojiva Inc), parent company to Mojiva, the leading mobile ad network, and Mocean Mobile, the mobile ad serving standard, has joined the MMA as a Global Premium Member.

20 Jul 2011