High taxes and logistics costs make it the most expensive smartphone in the world
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 company is planning to invest $83m in developing its presence in the country in 2015
Key Brazil-based executives take up regional roles, company opens Miami office to focus on Latin markets
The partnership with the Brazilian government will aim to deliver free Internet access to low-income citizens
The company will place a sharper focus on data-related products and services in its third largest market
There has been a 28 percent increase in spending in relation to the prior year - and the market will continue to grow despite the current recession, says research
Google hopes competition within the mobile segment will help boost the local connected cars market
Supplier secures its biggest ever cloud deal in Brazil
Device sales should decrease this year as tablet fever subsides, says IDC.
The country's telecoms agency announced a set of measures around the implementation of the new Internet protocol.
B2B print services company Printi secured two awards at the Latam Founders awards
And most of them trust companies to do a good job in protecting their personal data, says research
The company launches operations in the country as part of a strategy to expand in Latin America
The company has agreed on a R$10m court settlement to avoid further trouble
The company is investing in local operations and plans to double its user base in the region