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Brazil shock defeat to Germany smashes Twitter record

German soccer fans celebrate after their team scores at the Brazil World Cup semi final being played in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, between Germany and Brazil at a public viewing event called 'Fan Mile' in Berlin, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. AP

Brazil’s record defeat at the hands of Germany in the World Cup semifinal sent Twitter into overdrive, with the social network beating all records of activity for a sporting event.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Twitter record smashed by Brazil vs Chile World Cup match

Chile's fans, top, cheer next to Brazil's fans, bottom, before the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Brazil and Chile at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Saturday, June 28, 2014. AP

A record 16.3 million tweets were sent during Saturday’s World Cup game between Brazil and Chile, the most ever for a live event on the social network.

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Google maps World Cup soccer venues

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Google Maps on Thursday began letting soccer fans dive into World Cup venues in Brazil without having to leave home.

Posted: June 5th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Brazil passes trailblazing Internet privacy law

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Brazil’s Congress on Tuesday passed comprehensive legislation on Internet privacy in what some have likened to a web-user’s bill of rights, after stunning revelations its own president was targeted by US cyber-snooping.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Smartphone app to give earthquake warning

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A smartphone app designed to give early warning of earthquakes could be ready as early as next year, according to scientists at the World Science Forum in Rio de Janeiro.

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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