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Tech Roundup: Brazilian delivery app workers rise up for better pay

A digest of the most important news on technology and innovation in Brazil this week

Brazilian delivery app workers rise up for better pay
App workers rest between deliveries. Photo: FP

You’re reading The Brazilian Report’s weekly tech roundup, a digest of the most important news on technology and innovation in Brazil. This week’s topics: the national delivery app workers strike, Brazil’s advances in 5G technology and WhatsApp’s cybersecurity concerns.

Brazilian app couriers strike for better work conditions

Work for delivery, courier, and transport app companies has become one of Brazil’s main drivers of job creation numbers in recent years — the number of workers in the sector is currently estimated to be 4 million people. However, the work conditions and pay are often appalling, and couriers are calling for a national...

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