Tech roundup, Aug. 9, 2019 | Brazil makes a push for smart cities

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You’re reading The Brazilian Report‘s weekly tech roundup, a digest of the most important news about technology and innovation in Brazil. This week’s topics: Brazil’s push for smart cities. How Brazil is an attractive market for legal tech startups. Didi’s strategy for Brazil. And the robots which could replace political analysts.

Brazil’s push for smart cities

The Brazilian government launched the National Strategy for Sustainable Smart Cities, which will create indicators and goals to foster innovation in Brazil’s major urban centers. The National Secretary of Telecommunications and Digital Policies, Vitor Menezes, said a smart city is defined by “the use...

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