VMware CTO Chris Wolf talks to BNamericas about how a cross-cloud platform approach is the key for companies seeking to leverage on- and off-premises architecture to disrupt their industries.
The mining company uses a four-screen videowall system from Christie, installed by Peruvian firm Procetradi, to manage power consumption and industrial processes at its Toquepala, Cuajone and Ilo assets.
State-run lender Banco do Nordeste (BNB) has an available credit line of more than US$4.3bn next year to cover renewable energy projects, as well as waterworks and IT.
Fintechs will not gain market share easily in Mexico due to high market concentration and factors such as tech-culture and regulation.
In case of hurricanes or other hydro-meteorological phenomena, the company's users in the areas to be affected will receive information prepared by water authority Conagua via text messages.
The Brazilian start-up's focus is IoT solutions for industrial applications for telcos, security and transportation firms.
Uruguayan State-run telco Antel signed an agreement with the local government of capital Montevideo to provide connectivity services in the city, which will be used for smart city applications and to provide free wi-fi in public spaces.
The company's LED light bulbs and toolkit connect to iOS and Android mobile devices to allow remote management of lighting.
Some 860,000 tablets were sold between April and June, at an average price of 443 reais (US$136) each.
Netflix has increased its price for the Mexican market, raising the fee to 129 pesos from 99 pesos during the past month. The hike in prices was due to the fact that foreign content is paid for in US dollars, which are gaining strength against the Mexican peso.
Wayra is particularly interested in projects related to the Internet of Things (IoT), security and projects related to network infrastructure and big data. It is preferable, though not absolutely necessary, that the projects have already begun selling their products.