Is Google secretly investing in Snapchat?

On the last day 4th, an investment by Google Capital created some noise in the international financial market. The giant applied investments, in a quite silent way, at Snap Inc., the company that administers the app that is a true … Continued

Apps are helping push forward smart cities initiatives


Nowadays, smartphones are pratically extesions of our body. We do everything we need using them, and that happends because there are applications that allow us to do everything through them, right? You always know where you’re going because of Waze, … Continued

Research concluded that 85% of Brazilians have never bought paid apps

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In one year, the proportion of Brazilians who have never purchased an application has grown from 67% to 85%. This is one of conclusions from the research Mobile Time/Opinion Box, held in April. The explanation for this phenomenon is the … Continued

App downloads double in a year in Brazil

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Between September 2013 and September this year, the total number of mobile application downloads in Brazil (counting Google Play and the App Store) has doubled, according to a study by App Annie in partnership with MEF. Right after the US, … Continued

Campus Mobile: a place for innovation and entrepreneurship

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Given the market demand for talented and visionary entrepreneurs, the Campus Mobile program was developed by Embratel Claro Institute in partnership with the LSI-TEC – Laboratory of Integrated Technology Systems – the POLI-USP to attract and train these professionals. The Campus Mobile … Continued

e-Learning : emerging economies are leading the use of educational apps

Mercados emergentes e apps educacionais

A study carried out by MEF with 10,000 people in 13 countries showed that 17% of users of mobile content have already installed an educational application, a fact that reveals the interest of emergente markets in education through virtual media. … Continued