Voting of a draft bill aimed at ensuring civil rights online now tops president Rousseff's agenda after NSA spying
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.
Telcos asked to clarify their supposed involvement in the dealings with US agency; government demands action from international bodies
The aim is to take pressure off the mobile networks during the competition
The sector generated 16 percent of all jobs that require a degree in the last three years — but lack of skilled professionals persists.
Personal computer sales drops in the first quarter; tablet adoption soars
Telecoms body authorized the rollout for third-generation services to municipalities with less than 30,000 inhabitants
Information to support staging of the Confederations Cup came too late
Hefty prices and an eight-month delay disappoint Brazilian Apple fans.
The Chinese manufacturer aims to produce over 100,000 devices by year-end
National intelligence agency will analyze data from social networks to measure protest potential
A lack of connectivity during anti-government demonstrations was experienced in capitals across the country.
Activists use technology to spread the word about civil unrest across the country.
As the Confederations Cup kicks off this weekend, here's our pick of the ten most useful mobile apps for tourists and those doing business in Brazil - from soccer tools to city guides
The conference series will be held for the first time ever in Latin America
Local manufacturer CCE will use Qualcomm's reference designs to produce two tablet versions with its Snapdragon processor