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Tech Roundup: Latin America’s digital divide

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

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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 digital divide in Latin America, AliExpress pushes for Singles’ Day in Brazil, and “algo-trading” takes hold in the country. 

Rural population hit worst by Latin America’s digital divide  

Seventy-seven million Latin Americans living in rural areas have no access to adequate internet connections, according to a new study by Microsoft, the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and the InterAmerican Development Bank (IDB). This translates into 63 percent of the entire population...

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