500,000 Google Searches Per Hour For Latin America Real Estate

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Real estate buyers in Latin America are ditching the clasificados and the neighborhood¬†inmobiliaria when it comes time to search for property, according to a new report from Google Argentina. Buyers are increasingly more “digital”, said the company’s New Business Development Manager in a presentation yesterday at Montevideo’s World Trade Center. He pointed to the high Internet penetration rates in Latin …

Google Street View Cars Finally Begin Mapping Argentina

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Brazil has it. Chile has it. Colombia has it. So when will the country that loves to look at itself have it? Very soon according to Google. Six years after its initial launch in the U.S., Google Street View has been rolled out to a few accessible corners of Latin America. A lack of highway infrastructure, paramilitary zones and small …

Google, Coca-Cola & Unilever Named Argentina’s Best Employers

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If there were an Olympics for the best employers in Argentina, the countries standing on the podium at the medal ceremony would be USA, USA and UK/Netherlands. Only instead of 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, all three would be taking home the gold according to the annual ranking by Argentina business magazine Apertura. In the 2011 Best Employers in Argentina …