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Qual é o tamanho do esporte na economia? João Pedro Caleiro, de...






Qual é o tamanho do esporte na economia?

João Pedro Caleiro, de EXAME.com, abril.com.br


Esporte no país cresce a taxas chinesas e era responsável por R$ 67 bilhões (ou 1,6% do PIB) já em 2012 - e os sinais são de que uma nova era está começando


São Paulo – O Brasil está em pleno clima de Copa do Mundo, e a promessa é de que …



10 novidades do mercado que você precisa saber Karla Mamona, de...






10 novidades do mercado que você precisa saber

Karla Mamona, de EXAME.com, abril.com.br


Acordo da Petrobras é visto como mais uma intervenção


São Paulo - Veja o que você precisa saber.


1- Dufry define aumento de capital para financiar aquisição. A Dufry disse que irá oferecer aos investidores 3 novas ações para cada 17…



App Turns Your Smartphone Into A Panic Button JOHN BROWNLEE,...






App Turns Your Smartphone Into A Panic Button

JOHN BROWNLEE, fastcodesign.com


Amnesty International’s new app helps activists around the world to secretly alert their friends when they are in trouble.


Human rights activists and jour­nal­ists often hope to make a con­crete dif­fer­ence in the way gov­ern­ments treat…



San Francisco parking app refuses shut-down order

San Francisco parking app refuses shut-down order:

TERRY COLLINS, Associated Press, apnewsarchive.com


SAN FRAN­CIS­CO (AP) — The com­pa­ny behind a mobile app that allows San Fran­cis­co dri­vers to get paid for the pub­lic park­ing spaces they exit has reject­ed an order from the city attor­ney to stop its oper­a­tions.


Mon­key­Park­ing CEO Pao…



Venezuela blackout brings panic to roads and cuts short presidential address

Venezuela blackout brings panic to roads and cuts short presidential address:

Reuters, telegraph.co.uk


Outage at central power station plunges Caracas and other major cities in Venezuela in to darkness for several hours just as President Nicolas Maduro was speaking on television


A black­out cut power to much of Venezuela on Fri­day after­noon,…



App Camp for Girls expanding to Seattle after successful first...






App Camp for Girls expanding to Seattle after successful first year in Portland

Blair Hanley Frank, geekwire.com


App Camp for Girls, a summer camp that gives middle school-aged girls a chance to build their own iPhone apps, is coming to Seattle as a part of its second year of operation. The camp, which started in Portland last year, will run as a one-week…



BNP Paribas to pay record $8.9 billion in fines By E. Scott...






BNP Paribas to pay record $8.9 billion in fines

By E. Scott Reckard, latimes.com


French bank­ing giant BNP Paribas is expect­ed to plead guilty to crim­i­nal charges and pay a record $8.9 bil­lion in fines to set­tle accu­sa­tions it fun­neled bil­lions of dol­lars from black­list­ed coun­tries through its U.S. oper­a­tions, s…



Hey, founders — before you name your startup something stupid,...






Hey, founders — before you name your startup something stupid, read this

Shawn Hur, Survata, venturebeat.com


GUEST POST


Encap­su­lat­ing a busi­ness in a sin­gle word or phrase can be a daunt­ing task. For star­tups, the name of the busi­ness becomes the first word of every investor pitch and the first mes­sage that’s spread to poten­tial users. Althou…



U.S. launches sale of $17.2 million of bitcoin seized in raid BY...






U.S. launches sale of $17.2 million of bitcoin seized in raid

BY LAURA LORENZETTI, fortune.com


Digital currency was seized by the FBI and the U.S. Marshall Service when it raided an online seller of contraband.


The fed­er­al gov­ern­ment is accept­ing bids Fri­day for near­ly $17.2 mil­lion worth of bit­coin booty.


The auc­tion, which…



Inside the Mind of a Top Angel Investor

Inside the Mind of a Top Angel Investor:

inc.com


Brian Cohen, Chair­man of New York Angels, tells Inc.'s Scott Ger­ber every­thing entre­pre­neurs need to know about build­ing a busi­ness that will impress investors.



Parking spot startup vows to fight San Francisco’s plan to...






Parking spot startup vows to fight San Francisco’s plan to shut it down

By Josh Lowensohn, theverge.com


An Ital­ian start­up that lets peo­ple buy and sell city-owned park­ing spots to one anoth­er plans to ignore efforts to crack down on its busi­ness and those who use it. Mon­key Park­ing today said it will keep offer­ing a way for peo­ple in pub­…



Power users vs. empowered usersimore.com There’s a...






Power users vs. empowered users

imore.com


There’s a gen­er­al feel­ing in the Apple com­mu­ni­ty that power users are being ignored if not aban­doned, as iPhones and iPads take the spot­light from Macs, and OS X is made to look and work more …



9 ways virtual reality will affect the startup scene Scott...






9 ways virtual reality will affect the startup scene

Scott Gerber, thenextweb.com


It sounds like sci­ence fic­tion, but vir­tu­al real­i­ty tech­nol­o­gy is tak­ing off. Not even the sky’s the limit for imag­in­ing what could be done with this tech­nol­o­gy. Just ask Google I/O 2014 atten­dees and their card­board VR…



Can Mobile Money Extend Financial Services To Smallholder Farmers

Can Mobile Money Extend Financial Services To Smallholder Farmers:

Stephanie Hanson, cgap.org


Kenya is widely acknowledged to be a global leader in mobile money. Over two-thirds of its adult population uses M-PESA, the mobile money system launched in 2007 by Safaricom.But even in Kenya, many are not using M-PESA. I know many smallholder…



Clay Christensen on the recent debate surrounding his theory of...

ITU sets up mobile money focus group

ITU sets up mobile money focus group:

Chris Udemans, humanipo.com


The ITU said over 2.5 billion people do not have access to bank accounts, most of them in developing economies.“Internationally standardised ‘mobile money’ platforms will increase financial inclusion to the benefit of socio-economic development…



Foursquare finally comes up with a monetization strategy that...






Foursquare finally comes up with a monetization strategy that makes sense

Nathaniel Mott, pando.com


Foursquare is planning to monetize its greatest asset — its database of precise locations for restaurants, shopping malls, and anywhere else someone might want to visit — by asking some of its partners to start paying for that cartographical treas…



The Entrepreneur Disrupting Wall Street

The Entrepreneur Disrupting Wall Street:

BY Chris Beier, inc.com


VIDEO • HOW I DID IT


The story of how Brad Katsuyama—a former RBC trader featured in Michael Lewis’ book Flash Boys—started his own stock exchange.



Empowerment Through Financial Inclusion: Christine Lagarde...






Empowerment Through Financial Inclusion: Christine Lagarde Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

core12_admin, corecommunique.com


Address to the International Forum for Financial InclusionBy Christine Lagarde

Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

Mexico, June 26, 2014As prepared for deliveryGood morning. Buenos días.It is a great pleasure …