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Posted by Tom Foremski - June 7, 2010 I'm spending this week in Brazil at a conference organized by the world's largest IT analyst firm Gartner, and sponsored by Brasscom, (Brazilian Association of Information Technology and Communication Companies) South American IT companies have started cropping up on my radar screen over the past year so I'm keen to find out more about this sector. This week I will be reporting on what is happening in Brazil, and also in Argentina, and Chile.
Posted by Tom Foremski - June 8, 2010 (I'm in Brazil all week reporting on the IT industries of South America.) Berthier Ribeiro-Neto received a Ph.D degree in Computer Science from UCLA in 1995. He is the co-author of " Modern Information Retrieval. " In 1999 he co-founded Akwan Information Technologies, a search engine focused on Brazil. Google acquired the company in 2005.
Posted by Tom Foremski - June 9, 2010 From San Francisco to Sao Paulo in Brazil took an astonishingly long time. I had to fly via Charlotte, NC. (Excellent ribs and free airport WiFi.) I then had a four hour wait at Rio de Janeiro for the flight to Sao Paulo, Brazil's business capital. It took me about 24 hours to get there.
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