Stirring the sleeping giant: Latin America in the spotlight

Martin_small2It’s the Rio Olympics this year, and the world will once again turn its attention to Brazil, and Latin America as a whole. Press coverage of the region is regularly unfair and negative, largely through ignorance and scaremongering, so a renewed focus might dispel some myths and shine light where it’s needed.

Yes, there is economic uncertainty – just as there is in other ‘emerging’ markets – but the region is tipped to grow strongly from 2017 onwards, and may well benefit from an Olympic-sized boost.

CES – Four innovations to get excited about in 2014?

martinWTechnophiles everywhere rejoice! The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is upon us once again. The annual forum brings together gadget lovers, tech companies and the world’s press, in an orgy of gadgetry and shininess. I’ve been there a couple of times and I absolutely love it.  Despite all the whooping and the hype, it’s a great place to discover what’s buzzing in the tech world.