About $34mi will be invested to provide broadband to primary care units across the country by 2014
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.
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The company launched the Moto G in its second largest market to win users who cannot afford Apple or Samsung devices
Long-term plans announced but no sign of imminent big-ticket investments
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The first set of internet governance rules in the country is surrounded by controversy and scares big organizations to death
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Changes continue to take place in the personal computing market as consumers prefer tablets
Nurturing new companies from the sector is seen as insurance policy against new attacks
The city government will promote a hackathon based on open data about the bus network