Buenos Aires Taxi Drivers, Industry Divided Over Mobile Apps

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Buenos Aires residents and visitors are the beneficiaries of a new wave of technology designed to make calling a taxi easier, faster and more transparent. And while many¬†Buenos Aires taxi drivers have been early adopters of mobile apps, the industry they work for is not exactly giving new technology un abrazo grande. The Complicated Relationship Between Buenos Aires Taxi Drivers …

Another Social Gaming Roll-Up Centers On Buenos Aires Talent

Patrick Archer creative class, entrepreneurs, foreign investment, technology, us companies

Hot on the heels of acquiring Buenos Aires-based MetroGames for $5 million, California-based Playdom has decided to double down on the local talent pool by purchasing another Buenos Aires game development studio, Three Melons. The San Francisco Chronicle points to the deal as another sign of a “massive roll-up” in the social gaming space involving Playdom and rivals Electronic Arts …