Microsoft To Show Code In Brazil To Calm Fears About Spy ‘Back Doors’

Anthony Boadle: Microsoft Corp, still stung by accusations that it installed “back doors” for the U.S. government to access customers’ communications, opened a center in Brazil on Wednesday where officials will be able to inspect its programming code, in an Continue reading Microsoft To Show Code In Brazil To Calm Fears About Spy ‘Back Doors’

A $200 Million Bet on Brazilian Tech Start-Ups Amid Political Upheaval

Vinod Sreeharshamay: The Latin American venture capital firm Kaszek Ventures has raised a $200 million fund, its largest, a major vote of confidence for internet start-ups in Brazil amid the political upheaval there. The new fund, which the firm is Continue reading A $200 Million Bet on Brazilian Tech Start-Ups Amid Political Upheaval

Latest On Brazil Startup Scene: Uber, Facebook, Google, Zip Code From Hell, And More

Ricardo Geromel: If you have global ambitions, you cannot ignore Brazil, the fifth-largest internet and mobile economy and a crucial market for juggernauts like Facebook and Google. It is home to over 200 million people, and 66% of the population Continue reading Latest On Brazil Startup Scene: Uber, Facebook, Google, Zip Code From Hell, And More

Brazil’s Startup Ecosystem Is Thriving Despite Bureaucracy

Ping Jiang: Brazil’s been in the news lately, and not always for the most positive reasons. Amidst news of recession, resulting austerity measures, and a successive series of large-scale corruption scandals, the developments from this previously booming emerging market seem Continue reading Brazil’s Startup Ecosystem Is Thriving Despite Bureaucracy