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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.
Slow economic growth has not affected the salaries of senior IT professionals
Mobile app users had access to information from other customers
The $69mi equipment is unlikely to be recovered
Tim Berners-Lee voices concerns over government plans to demand local servers
Most government tenders mention preference to Intel processors
About $34mi will be invested to provide broadband to primary care units across the country by 2014
The city will invest $3.5mi in the roll-out of free internet across the city
Almost 500,000 devices will be distributed in early 2014
Number of mobile phone lines sold nears the one million mark
Chinese firm expects to create 100 jobs in São Paulo with research activities
One of the highest-profile initiatives focused on creating an innovation ecosystem in Brazil will kick off next month
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
Russia, Iran and Iraq have been monitored for several months; Justice Minister says the program was "legal"