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Tech Roundup: Rio enters the delivery app business

The main news about tech and innovation in Brazil. This week: Rio's delivery app, data privacy, and Black Friday

Delivery app drivers around Brazil have staged protests and walkouts over working conditions. Photo: Shutterstock
Delivery app drivers around Brazil have staged protests and walkouts over working conditions. Photo: Shutterstock

This week. Rio de Janeiro launches delivery app to compete with iFood and Rappi. Brazil’s data privacy law once more at the center of discussion. The use of tech on Black Friday in Brazil, beyond e-commerce. 

Rio launches delivery app to compete with iFood and Rappi

The city of Rio de Janeiro announced this month the launch of a delivery app designed by the city government itself to compete with existing platforms in the sector, such as iFood, Rapp, and UberEats.

The app. Delivery.Rio was developed by the Municipal Informatics Company (Iplanrio), though it is currently only available to...

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