Brazil Poised to Adopt Bitcoin as Legal Currency

Brazil is poised to follow in El Salvador’s footsteps and adopt bitcoin as a legal currency.

Brazilian Carriers Not Keen On Excluding Huawei

Brazilian carriers are rejecting an invitation to meet with a US official who has been pushing for Brazil to exclude Huawei.

US Warns Brazil Over Looming Huawei Decision

US officials are not letting up on their campaign to isolate Huawei, as they are now threatening Brazil with “consequences” if the country chooses Huawei.

Facebook Suffers Setback As Brazil Suspends WhatsApp Payments

Facebook’s plans for WhatsApp have suffered a setback as Brazil’s central bank has suspended payments within the app.

Facebook Integrates Payments Into WhatsApp

For the first time, Facebook has added the ability to send and receive money to WhatsApp.

Brazil Sides With Apple In iPhone Throttling Case

Brazilian courts have sided with Apple against accusations the company improperly throttled the performance of iPhones with weak batteries.

Judges Orders Facebook To Hand Over Data About Possible Privacy Issues

According to The Wall Street Journal, “a Massachusetts judge has ordered Facebook to turn over data about thousands of apps that may have mishandled its users’ personal information.” In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook has faced ongoing…

Brazil Fines Facebook Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Bloomberg is reporting that Brazil has levied a $1.6 million fine on Facebook for its role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The fine is the result of an investigation that began in April 2018, finding that Facebook illegally shared data…

Ericsson Investing Over $230 Million in Brazil 5G Assembly Line

Reuters is reporting that Ericsson is on the verge of investing $238.30 million in an assembly line in Brazil dedicated to 5G technology. Latin America is a competitive market for 5G suppliers, with China recently expressing confidence Huawei would be…

China Confident Brazil Will Choose Huawei For Its 5G Mobile Network

Huawei has come under fire from countries throughout the West, with allegations the telecommunications equipment company engages in spying for the Chinese government. The United States, Britain, Australia and Germany have expressed concern in some cases, and gone as far…