In an escalating battle with Brazilian authorities, a Facebook Latin American VP was arrested following WhatsApp's non-compliance with demands for user data as part of a criminal investigation.
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Less than one year after Microsoft opened a retail store in São Paulo, the company has now announced it will close off all of its retail points in the country, opting for online-only sales.
According to a credible report, Apple is looking to significantly expand its retail locations in Latin America, the first step being a new Apple Store coming soon in Mexico City.
Skype Translator, the near real-time voice translation tool from Microsoft, is turning one next week. And to celebrate it's adding support for a seventh spoken language: Brazilian Portuguese.
ASUS' latest offering brings an improved version of the 'ZenFone 2' that touts 256GB of storage. The Intel Atom powered handset also offers 4GB RAM and a 13MP camera.
A group of Evangelical Christians in Brazil have launched a "sin-free" rival to Facebook where 600 swear words, violence, pornography, eroticism and homosexuality are strictly outlawed.
Just last week news broke of Microsoft's plans to launch an official store in Brazil. Now it appears this is a part of a larger retail push with the rebranding of Nokia stores throughout the country.
After announcing the launch of its first international flagship store in Sydney this week, new images apparently reveal that Microsoft is also planning a new store launch in São Paulo, Brazil.
A Brazilian judge has ordered a nationwide temporary ban of WhatsApp following the company's refusal to help in an investigation related to child pornography. Despite the ban, it is working normally.
Microsoft's most affordable Windows Phone is heading to Brazil, where it will be offered with the option of integrated digital TV on board, for just a few dollars more than the standard Lumia 435.
A gang of around twenty men disguised as night-shift workers managed to get away with seven trucks loaded with electronics over the course of three hours putting the losses at around $36m.
Twitter has announced that a record-breaking 388,985 tweets per minute was reached during the final moments of the World Cup's Brazil v Chile game; over 16.3 million tweets had been sent.
Microsoft today launched its affordable Windows Phone 8.1 device, the Lumia 630, in Brazil - and it has a feature not yet seen on 630s in other parts of the world: integrated digital TV support.
A police officer in Brazil has his Nokia Lumia 520 to thank this week for taking a bullet fired by a criminal. The smartphone was located in the officer's back pocket when the round impacted it.
Apple was greeted by humongous crowds as it opened its retail store in Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, making it the 15th country to have an Apple store and first in all of South America.
Google is back in the news regarding its Street cars and data collecting practises, this time in Brazil where a massive investigation is underway due to possible government data snooping by the NSA.
Microsoft has announced an agreement with the Sao Paulo State Department of Education that will give over four million students in Sao Paulo, Brazil free access to Office 365.
In Brazil, Microsoft's Xbox One will actually be cheaper to buy at launch than Sony's rival PlayStation 4 but the Xbox One will still cost the equivalent of $1,000 compared to $1,850 for the PS4.
A Microsoft spokesperson has told the Wall Street Journal that the company recently shut down a project - code name 'Brazil' - that might have created an e-commerce rival to Amazon and eBay.
Apple has made the iPhone brand a household name but if you happen to live in Brazil, Apple will no longer be able to sell its phone under that moniker after a losing a battle in court.
Microsoft has sent out invitations in Brazil for an event on January 29 and the tagline is a "release that will surprise you," but Neowin has learned that they event has nothing to do with Surface.
In Brazil, a company called Gradient is now selling an Android device called the IPHONE and thanks to a trademark filing back in 2000, they are safe from any lawsuits.
Mozilla has announced that the first smartphones running its upcoming open-source Boot 2 Gecko mobile operating system will go on sale in Brazil as soon as the end of this year.
A new report out of Brazil claims that another iPhone 4 has started smoking on its own, a few days after another iPhone 4 reportedly did the same thing in Australia.
Rockstar's controversial game about high school bullying, known as "Bully," has taken a beating in Brazil, where Judge Flavio Rabello suspended sales of the video game on the grounds that it is too violent for...
In the second week of January, 600 police officers from 93 districts of the Special Operations Division in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo conducted more than 335 raids on internet cafÃ©s, resulting in the...
More than 2,000 people who oversee the workings of the net around the world are gathering in Brazil. Policy makers, activists and officials are gathering in Rio de Janeiro for the second Internet Governance...
In South America, the Centro de Tecnologia e Sociedade at a Brazilian law school has joined forces with consumer group Idec to mount an anti-DRM campaign of its own. The group doesn't advocate an end...
Intel Corporation has beaten the "one laptop per child" program to the punch by shipping its Intel Classmate PCs in volume to Brazil and Mexico. The low-cost 1.3kg "classmate PC" laptop features a Intel Celeron...
Daniela Cicarelli and boyfriend Tato Malzoni have sex in shallow water on a public beach. The scene is filmed. Did I mention that Cicarelli is a model and Ronaldo's (the soccer player) ex-wife? So of...
A Brazilian judge has ordered the local office of web search company Google to disclose the data of users of Google's social networking site Orkut accused of crimes like racism or child pornography. Late Thursday,...
Google's presence in Brazil might be threatened by a dispute with that government's law enforcement agency over user data. Brazil's public attorney has filed suit against Google demanding information on users of its social networking...
The world leader in the handheld computer market, Palm, plans to announce on Tuesday that it will begin manufacturing low-priced models in Brazil, according to the company. A source close to the project who preferred...
Researchers at the University of Ulster made the claim after carrying out statistical analysis of every match that will take place in Japan and South Korea over the next month. A focus group...
Brazil plans to set up 4,000 Internet "kiosks" in the country's post offices next year that will offer 10 minutes of free Web access to Brazilians looking to check their taxes or e-mail their congressman....