New York-based startup Voxy is targeting 40,000 Brazilian cabbies with its English-learning app, one that helps people learn in the context of their lives—meaning Sao Paulo cab drivers will learn to say "Where are you going?" before "She eats ice cream."
The Brazilian President has cancelled a trip to Japan and called an emergency cabinet meeting this morning. Police in Rio have used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters, and one man has died in Sao Paolo state.
Rio, Brasilia, Belo Horizonte, Salvador, and Fortaleza have all asked for an FNSP presence, following protests that money should be spent on public services and not sporting events, such as the 2014 World Cup and the next Olympic Games.
The retail giant wants the .amazon domain name, but the Brazilian and Peruvian governments say the domain should direct the public to information related to the Amazon Basin, such as rainforest conservation.