Tech Roundup, Jul. 26, 2019 | Could Brazil ban 5G technology?

Tech Roundup for July 26 | Could Brazil ban 5G technology?

You’re reading The Brazilian Report’s weekly tech roundup, a digest of the main news about technology and innovation in Brazil. This week’s topics: A possible 5G ban in Santa Catarina, facial recognition for law enforcement, hacked authorities, and the cut-throat ride-sharing app market in São Paulo.

Southern state to ban 5G?

A lawmaker in the southern state of Santa Catarina has proposed a statewide ban on the testing and implementation of 5G internet. The term “5G” refers to the fifth generation of the internet, which promises faster connection speeds and opens up the possibility for new technological developments, such as...

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