Ecosia has announced that Tuesday's search efforts have funded 5,000 new trees in California and an additional 7,500 trees in Byron Bay, Australia, where forests struggle to regenerate naturally.
Ecosia has said that all searches on July 27 will generate revenue that will go to Australia, Brazil, and the U.S. to help tackle wildfires that are being exacerbated by rising global temperatures.
Brazilian criminals are capable of accessing bank accounts using data from stolen iPhones. They don't use any modern ways or advanced tools from Cellebrite, just SIM cards to access devices' data.
WhatsApp has relaunched its digital money transfers for Brazilian users, although it only works for peer-to-peer transactions for now. Merchant payments are expected to launch sometime this year.
The Brazilian government looks likely to let Huawei operate in the country's 5G network. The government's leader, Jair Bolsonaro, wanted to block the firm but he has faced resistance.
Microsoft has announced that it's launching its cloud infrastructure in Brazil, starting by offering its Microsoft 365 suite from datacenters in the country, with more services coming later.
Samsung has introduced a new budget phone for the Brazilian market, the Galaxy M21s with a huge battery as its selling factor. Samsung is also bringing the Galaxy M51 to Brazil after its India debut.
Twitter today announced that it is beginning to test the ability to send voice messages in direct messages. It is rolling out first to users in Brazil and will feature a simplistic interface.
Facebook has announced plans to bring its News service to the U.K, Germany, France, India, and Brazil within the next 12 months. It said it will pay publishers of news that it curates.
HMD Global has announced that it has closed its latest round of funding after raising $230 million. With the capital, it plans to grow in new markets and become a "holistic mobile service provider".
Amazon has rolled out its anti-counterfeit tool, Project Zero, to several more countries. Brands can use Amazon Project Zero to enforce their intellectual property on the Amazon platform.
Facebook has introduced digital payments to WhatsApp for people and businesses in Brazil. It hopes it will encourage people to start buying more products and services through the chat app.
Twitter starts testing ephemeral content in Brazil from today. Just like Facebook and Instagram Stories, "Fleets" will disappear after 24 hours of posting, though you can't retweet or like them.
Brazil is looking to bring charges against Glenn Greenwald, the journalist famous for publishing the Snowden leaks, over his latest work where he revealed corruption in the Bolsonaro government.
Google has launched online debit card payments through Google Pay in Brazil. Due to fraud, some online retailers don't allow debit cards, with this announcement, Google enables debit cards to be used.
Samsung has announced two new laptops, the Notebook 7 and the Notebook 7 Force. The Notebook 7 Force is oriented towards gamers with its next-gen graphics card and the Notebook 7 is for casual users.
Google has rebranded its space saving Files Go app; it's now called Files and has a slightly different icon and includes a refreshed interface. Google said Files has 30 million monthly active users.
Facebook's latest crackdown on abuse saw 196 pages and 87 accounts closed for violating the company's authenticity policies by spreading misinformation and misleading people in Brazil.
The Google Store first launched back in 2015 as the new home for the company's hardware offerings. Today, the Store seems to be arriving at Mexico, Brazil, Indonesia, and other countries.
Google unintentionally discounted prices for Cloud Platform customers in Brazil who were paying in local currency, due to a "misconfiguration". The correct prices will be charged from November 1.
Facebook's innovation initiative, Estação Hack, was launched yesterday in São Paulo, Brazil. It is a world first for the company and will offer tech and entrepreneurship training to foster startups.
The latest smartphone sales market share data from Kantar Worldpanel shows further gains for Android in many key markets, with iOS holding steady - except in China - while Windows phone sales plummet.
The latest data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech shows considerable smartphone sales market share gains for iOS in several parts of the world, as Android share rose to around 90% in certain markets.
Biotech giant Monsanto has joined an investment fund managed by Microsoft in Brazil, worth around $91 million, to fund startups exploring the use of digital tools in agricultural production.
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.
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.