Brazil Arrests 10 in Terror Plot as Olympics Near, Officials Say

The arrests were announced at a time when the Brazilian authorities are coming under scrutiny over security preparations for the Olympics.


WhatsApp blocked in Brazil again

 Brazil’s battle with Facebook over its encrypted messaging app, WhatsApp, continues to rage. A Brazilian judge ordered telephone companies to cut off access to WhatsApp in the country after Facebook … Continue Reading →


Facebook has funds frozen in Brazil in another WhatsApp encrypted data dispute

 Around $6 million in Facebook’s Brazilian bank account has been frozen on court order in another dispute about encrypted data involving local police authorities and Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp, according … Continue Reading →


The opportunities Silicon Valley doesn’t see

 Silicon Valley is justifiably seen as the geographical center of digital innovation. From Google and Facebook to Uber and Netflix, the Valley is home to many global technology leaders. However, … Continue Reading →


Latin America’s chronic inefficiency could drive more O2O commerce growth

 There are numerous daily tasks that can be solved with ease in the U.S. In comparison, the lack of training, standardization and process in Brazil creates chronic inefficiencies in the … Continue Reading →