Consumer search for cheaper computing equipment boosts the segment
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.
But security and connectivity issues are key concerns
The suggested bill of rights will be presented later this month
The new arm of Stefanini IT Solutions will focus on the Latin American market
Communications minister describes current situation as "tense" and criticizes telecommunications firms for focusing on project cost
Key provisions around net neutrality, right to privacy and freedom of expression online are part of the country's first "Internet Constitution"
Sir Tim Berners-Lee: “If Marco Civil is passed, this would be the best possible birthday gift for Brazilian and global Web users."
Price of computing devices and services is the main barrier
Computer law institute also demands technical changes in the social networking site
Experts respondem suas dúvidas sobre a criação de estratégias de Big Data e analytics no Brasil, desafios e oportunidades
Government backs down on demands of local datacenters in a bid to get support from the opposition but net neutrality remains a sticking point
Dilma Rousseff brings in economist Clélio Campolina to set priorities for the sector: "Brazil is in a hurry"
Company continues aggressive plan to take on WhatsApp
Union representing tech companies wants to stop protests and contract termination freezes
As Google reacts to minister's tax evasion remarks, the discussion about online tax laws moves up the agenda