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DC FanDome Unveils Full Schedule of Film & TV Panels!

DC FanDome unveils full schedule of film & TV panels! Ahead of next week’s highly-anticipated launch of Warner Bros’ DC FanDome, the full list of film and TV panels have been revealed along with its assigned schedule. The first-ever virtual event will be available to all fans around the world for 24 hours with over 100 hours of content that is expected to be available in 10 languages including English, French, Korean, Spanish, Japanese, Italian, German, Brazil Portuguese and Chinese. ...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, TV, Hollywood, London, Movies, Dwayne Johnson, Superman, Cnn, Netflix, United States, Philippines, Nba, Brazil, TV News, The Cw


Politics and xenophobia cloud the race for a vaccine in Brazil

Officially, Brazil claims to be neutral in the race to develop the coronavirus vaccine.
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Politics and xenophobia cloud Brazil's race for a vaccine

For a country ravaged by the coronavirus, Brazil might welcome a race to create the first vaccine on its own soil -- with the potential for early dibs.
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Willian: Arsenal sign former Chelsea midfielder on free transfer

Arsenal sign Brazil midfielder Willian on a three-year deal after the 32-year-old's contract with Chelsea expired.
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Chicken wings test positive for Covid-19 in China, but there's no evidence of food transmission, experts say

A sample of frozen chicken wings imported from Brazil has tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, authorities said Thursday, the latest in a series of reports of contaminated imported food products.
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Chicken wings from Brazil tested positive for COVID-19? Yes. But there's no evidence of food transmission, experts say.

According to the World Health Organization: "Coronaviruses cannot multiply in food; they need an animal or human host to multiply."         [Author: USA TODAY]
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The head of Google's Next Billion Users group explains how its work in emerging markets is shaping the search for the company's next blockbuster product (GOOGL)

Now five years old, Google's Next Billion Users initiative has around 300 central employees and works with teams across YouTube, Chrome, and more. NBU builds new products, and adapts existing Google products, for emerging markets. It was an idea Sundar Pichai first floated when he became CEO in 2015. Voice, vernacular, and video are the three big themes it's focusing on today, says product lead Josh Woodward. Some products, like NBU's files app, have gone on to become surprise global hits. The...
Tags: Google, Mexico, India, Nigeria, US, Trends, Brazil, Kenya, Mumbai, Google Photos, Sundar Pichai, Alphabet, Woodward, India Indonesia, Leslie Odom Jr, NBU


Unclassified Docs Show Israel’s Secret Plan to Ship 60K Palestinians to Latin America

Unclassified minutes of a secret Israeli cabinet meeting held 51 years ago reveal that Israel planned a massive transfer of Palestinians from the Gaza Strip to the tiny Latin American country of Paraguay.The protocols of the May 1969 government vote exposed an Israeli-Paraguayan agreement to “encourage the emigration” of 60,000 Palestinians from territories Israel captured during the 1967 Six-Day War.The transcript, revealed on Tuesday, detailed each nation’s commitments, including Israeli fundi...
Tags: News, Australia, Iraq, Israel, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Munich, Egypt, Gaza, Palestine, West Bank, Paraguay, Brazil, Jordan, Benjamin Netanyahu, The Daily Beast


Bolzonaro’s Vendetta: Assault on the Rainforest Continues in the Shadow of COVID-19

As the country suffers under the coronavirus pandemic, an unprecedented attack on the Amazon is taking place in Brazil. President Bolsonaro is actively promoting slash-and-burn agriculture that threatens to destroy the region and further harm the climate.
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Bolsonaro’s Vendetta: Assault on the Rainforest Continues in the Shadow of COVID-19

As the country suffers under the coronavirus pandemic, an unprecedented attack on the Amazon is taking place in Brazil. President Bolsonaro is actively promoting slash-and-burn agriculture that threatens to destroy the region and further harm the climate.
Tags: Amazon, Brazil, Bolsonaro


Amid rising US-China trade tensions, electronics manufacturers like Foxconn will need to build facilities within the markets they plan to sell

Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn announced it has shifted production away from China, and will continue doing so. And this shift comes in response to escalating tensions between the US and China. Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn announced that 30% of its production capacity now resides outside of China, up from 25% in June 2019, per Nikkei Asian Review. Foxconn — the world's largest contract-based electronics manufacturer and Apple's foremost supplier — plans to continue s...
Tags: Apple, Indonesia, China, India, US, Trends, Eu, Taiwan, Nato, Brazil, State Department, Huawei, TSMC, Foxconn, Liu, US State Department


Chicken wings test positive for Covid-19 in China, but there's no evidence of food transmission, experts say

A sample of frozen chicken wings imported from Brazil has tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, authorities said Thursday, the latest in a series of reports of contaminated imported food products.
Tags: China, Cnn, Brazil, Shenzhen


India's Covid-19 outbreak now world's fourth deadliest as developing world bears brunt of pandemic

India's Covid-19 outbreak has become the fourth deadliest on the planet and is also the fastest growing, as developing countries now bear the brunt of the pandemic. The death toll from the new coronavirus in the world's second most populous country rose 942 according to the latest daily count, overtaking the UK with a total of 47,033 fatalities. The nation of 1.3bn people lags only behind the US, Brazil and Mexico in the overall number of deaths and its total number of confirmed cases, a...
Tags: Asia, UK, News, Mexico, India, Africa, America, Spain, Brazil, Latin America, US Brazil, UK Italy, COVID


Chinese officials say imported chicken wings tested positive for Covid-19

A sample of frozen chicken wings imported from Brazil has tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, authorities said Thursday, the latest in a series of reports of contaminated imported food products.
Tags: Asia, News, Brazil, Shenzhen


United States: Google Has Removed Ads From 600,000 Pages And 16,000 Domains In Brazil - Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)

Google has announced the removal of ads from 600,000 pages and 16,000 domains in Brazil between April and June, 2020.
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Chinese officials say chicken wings imported from Brazil tested positive for Covid-19

A sample of frozen chicken wings imported from Brazil has tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, authorities said Thursday, the latest in a series of reports of contaminated imported food products.
Tags: Cnn, Brazil, Shenzhen


Brazil experiences worst start to Amazon fire season for 10 years

Over 10,000 blazes seen so far in August, with response of President Bolsonaro condemned as ineffectiveThe Amazon has seen the worst start to the fire season in a decade, with 10,136 fires spotted in the first 10 days of August, a 17% rise on last year.Analysis of Brazilian government figures by Greenpeace showed fires increasing by 81% in federal reserves compared with the same period last year. Coming a year after soaring Amazon fires caused an international crisis, the new figures raised fear...
Tags: Amazon, Environment, Americas, World news, Conservation, Trees and forests, Deforestation, Brazil, Amazon Rainforest, Greenpeace, Jair Bolsonaro, Bolsonaro


China port warns public after coronavirus found in Brazilian chicken wings

A sample of frozen chicken wings imported into the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen from Brazil has tested positive for coronavirus, the city government said on Thursday, raising fears that contaminated food shipments could cause new outbreaks. Local disease control centres tested a surface sample taken from the chicken wings as part of routine screenings carried out on meat and seafood imports since June, when a new outbreak in Beijing was linked to the city's Xinfadi wholesale food centre. ...
Tags: News, China, Beijing, Brazil, Shenzhen, Xinfadi


Argentina, Mexico to produce AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Argentina and Mexico will produce the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for most of Latin America, Argentine President Alberto Fernandez said on Wednesday after a meeting with company executives involved in the project. An agreement signed between British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and the biotechnology company mAbxience of the INSUD Group includes transfer of technology to initially produce 150 million doses of the vaccine to supply all of Latin America with the exception of Brazil, the Ar...
Tags: News, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Astrazeneca, Latin America, Argentina Mexico, Alberto Fernández, INSUD Group


A Google product built for users in developing countries is booming in the US. The head of Google's Next Billion Users group explains how its work in emerging markets is shaping the next Google hits. (GOOGL)

Now five years old, Google's Next Billion Users initiative has around 300 central employees and works with teams across YouTube, Chrome, and more. NBU builds new products, and adapts existing Google products, for emerging markets. It was an idea Sundar Pichai first floated when he became CEO in 2015. Voice, vernacular, and video are the three big themes it's focusing on today, says product lead Josh Woodward. Some products, like NBU's files app, have gone on to become surprise global hits. The...
Tags: Google, Mexico, India, Nigeria, US, Trends, Brazil, Kenya, Mumbai, Google Photos, Sundar Pichai, Alphabet, Woodward, India Indonesia, NBU, Josh Woodward


The pandemic has changed the way Google is thinking about its global 'Next Billion Users' strategy: 'We've almost hit a fast-forward button to 2030' (GOOGL)

Now five years old, Google's Next Billion Users initiative has around 300 central employees and works with teams across YouTube, Chrome, and more. NBU builds new products, and adapts existing Google products, for emerging markets. It was an idea Sundar Pichai first floated when he became CEO in 2015. Voice, vernacular, and video are the three big themes it's focusing on today, says product lead Josh Woodward. The pandemic has made it tough for NBU to work, but it's also changed the way it's th...
Tags: Google, Mexico, India, Nigeria, US, Trends, Brazil, Kenya, Mumbai, Sundar Pichai, Alphabet, Woodward, India Indonesia, NBU, Josh Woodward, YouTube Play


Brazilian Supreme Court to Determine If Apple Can Continue to Use 'iPhone' Trademark in Brazil

Apple is facing a trademark battle in Brazil as the Brazilian Supreme Court is set to determine whether Apple is allowed to use the iPhone trademark in Brazil. The Brazilian Supreme Court will rule on the issue following a constitutional appeal by IGB Electronica, an electronics company that registered the ‌iPhone‌ trademark in Brazil in 2000. Under the name Gradiente, IGB Electronica produced a line of IPHONE-branded Android smartphones in Brazil in 2012, and there was a period of time wher...
Tags: Apple, Supreme Court, Brazil, Trademark, Supreme Federal Court, IGB, Brazilian Supreme Court, National Institute of Industrial Property, IGB Electronica, Gradiente, Gradiente IGB Electronica, Igor Mauler Santiago


‘The Crown’ Finds Its Next Prince Philip in ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘The Two Pope’ Star Jonathan Pryce

Jonathan Pryce, a great actor with a wide list of credits including Brazil, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Age of Innocence, Pirates of the Caribbean, and the recent The Two Popes, is ready to become royalty for The Crown. Pryce will take over the role of Prince Philip for seasons 5 and 6 of the Netflix drama, succeeding Tobias Menzies and Matt Smith. Each season of The Crown skips ahead years in the lives of Queen Elizabeth II and those around her, and as a result, the cast has been replaced multipl...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Casting, Netflix, Margaret Thatcher, Brazil, Gillian Anderson, Claire Foy, Caribbean, Elizabeth Ii, Matt Smith, Morgan, Elizabeth, Philip, Pryce, Margaret


‘The Crown’ Finds Its Next Prince Philip in ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘The Two Popes’ Star Jonathan Pryce

Jonathan Pryce, a great actor with a wide list of credits including Brazil, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Age of Innocence, Pirates of the Caribbean, and the recent The Two Popes, is ready to become royalty for The Crown. Pryce will take over the role of Prince Philip for seasons 5 and 6 of the Netflix drama, succeeding Tobias Menzies and Matt Smith. Each season of The Crown skips ahead years in the lives of Queen Elizabeth II and those around her, and as a result, the cast has been replaced multipl...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Casting, Netflix, Margaret Thatcher, Brazil, Gillian Anderson, Claire Foy, Caribbean, Elizabeth Ii, Matt Smith, Morgan, Elizabeth, Philip, Pryce, Margaret


He Doesn’t Mind Being Shared, Unless His Mates Try to Eat Each Other’s Eggs

A Brazilian frog species engages in reproductive behavior never seen in amphibians before.
Tags: News, Research, Frogs, Brazil, Animal Behavior, Amphibians, Reproduction (Biological, Science Advances (Journal, Your-feed-science, Your-feed-animals


Mexico launches corruption investigation into former president

Prosecutors in Mexico have opened an investigation into former president Enrique Peña Nieto, who is accused of taking bribes in one of Latin America’s largest-ever corruption scandals. Emilio Lozoya, the former head of the state energy firm Pemex, accused Mr Peña Nieto on Tuesday of ordering him to funnel more than $4m (£2.5m) in bribes from Brazil's construction giant Odebrecht into the 2012 presidential election campaign. In a second allegation, Mr Lozoya said that once in power Mr Peña Ni...
Tags: News, Mexico, US, Enrique Peña Nieto, Brazil, Latin America, El Chapo, Guzman, Joaquin, Pena Nieto, Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, Obrador, Andres Manuel López Obrador Mexico, Lozoya


Enjoy this whimsical 1991 TV commercial for the Gameboy

This 1991 television commercial for the Nintendo Game Boy looks like it borrowed a bit of Terry Gilliam's look from Brazil. It's interesting that the Game Boy was being marketed to adults and not kids and teenagers. Image: YouTube
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Facebook Kills Off Slimmed Down 'Facebook Lite' App Due to Low Adoption

Facebook Lite, the social network's slimmed down app for low speed connections and low-spec phones, is being deactivated, reports MacMagazine. Facebook Lite was designed to work on poor internet connections like 2G networks or in rural areas with a bad signal, mainly by not downloading high resolution images or autoplaying videos, and the app could be used on older phones at the expense of excluding some features. The streamlined app appeared alongside a Lite version of Messenger in 2018, firs...
Tags: Facebook, Turkey, Brazil, Facebook Lite, Facebook Kills Off Slimmed Down Facebook, MacMagazine Facebook Lite, Facebook Brazil


Petrostates in a post-carbon world

“This is our biggest compliment yet.” Greta Thunberg answered with these words to the comments by OPEC’s Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo that climate concerns were becoming the organization’s “greatest threat.” An increasing number of people view fossil fuels, and petroleum in particular, as the key cause of climate change and thus as the greatest threat to Humanity.The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will turn 60 in September and is facing unprecedented challenges a...
Tags: Books, Featured, Oil, Blog, Opec, History, Vienna, United States, Brazil, Petrol, Venezuela, States, Shell, Exxon, Petroleum, John Maynard Keynes


Brazil's black trans musicians: 'When we join forces, we're dangerous!'

Informed by baile funk, metal and more, Linn da Quebrada and Jup do Bairro – with producer Badsista – are dodging racism, transphobia and music industry resistance to tell their own storiesJup do Bairro and Linn da Quebrada first met at a festival in São Paulo through mutual friends. It didn’t go well, Jup says while we wait for Linn to join our Zoom call. “I looked at her and joked: Is it Linn for linda?”, meaning beautiful in Portuguese. “I remember she rolled her eyes and I thought: Yikes, ga...
Tags: Music, Race, Americas, Society, World news, Transgender, Culture, Pop and rock, Brazil, Dance music, R&B, Experimental music, Sao Paulo, Linn, Bairro, Linn da Quebrada