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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 investment is part of a plan to boost fixed and mobile networks in the country over the next three years
A project in partnership with the World Bank wants to take bus management at the Brazilian capital to the next level
A new digital inclusion roadmap will be launched in the first half of 2015; government wants to create advantages for private companies to invest more
Chinese firm gets government approval to sell one of its smartphones and implies imminent arrival
Purchasing via mobile and tablet devices in the country is above world average, says PwC.
The country is the third largest market for the professional social networking platform.
Growth continues despite recession; more than 10 million people have purchased items online for the first time in 2014, according to research
Technology initiatives led by non-IT departments are also a concern for most CIOs in the country, according to research.
Union campaign secures a 7.8 percent salary boost and a share of employer's profits
Some 6.76 million new customers signed up for the service last year, says research
Mobility and cloud will be key areas of investment; market suffers due to dollar increase
Number of operations last year reaches 14-year high
The first fiber optic cable connecting the two countries will be ready within two years
The company prepares to launch in the United States and hires new chief executive to further develop its Brazil operation