The car hailing company launches corporate offering as it fends off accusations of unfair competition
Angelica Mari tracks the business IT agenda in the southern hemisphere's biggest economy.
Angelica Mari is ZDNet's Brazil Contributing Editor. She has relocated to Brazil, her home country, in 2011 after living and working in Europe for a decade. She started her professional life when she was 14, as a software trainer coaching executives at major Brazilian companies until the age of 17, when she started writing professionally. Since then, she has worked for leading business, technology and lifestyle publications worldwide in a variety of editorial roles. In 2010, Angelica published "Reboot: Leading IT in the Information Age", a book focused on the new realities of technology management and the vision of CIOs for the future. Angelica co-founded IT Decisions, a firm providing consulting services, content creation and event management to international firms in the technology, business process outsourcing, media and entertainment sectors looking to enter the Brazilian market. She is also involved in the launch of an online start-up connecting Brazilian craftspeople with the international marketplace.
The firm has become the top seller of personal computers for the first time in the country, according to IDC.
Foreign exchange hedging mechanisms helped the company - but sales targets for 2015 were revised
The Big Blue forecasts a rebound for next year but the months ahead will be challenging
Sector exports could reach $4bn within the next seven years
Banks invest the most, retailers lag behind
The security firm is investing in the expansion of its presence in one of its key markets
The state court lifted the injunction suspending the rideshare services
The agreement between both countries will see projects carried out over the next three years
Court sides with the city's taxi drivers and orders the interruption of the service in Brazil's largest city
The company will partner with local universities to train professionals in the field of analytics
But they also don't do much to protect their personal data, says research
NGOs question the benefits of a partnership between Facebook and the Brazilian government for free Internet provision
Annual computer sales see first decline in three decades
High taxes and logistics costs make it the most expensive smartphone in the world