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Tech Roundup, May 15, 2020 | Remote work in Brazil — and internet speed

A digest of the most important news on technology and innovation in Brazil this week

Tech Roundup May 15, 2020 | Remote work in Brazil — and internet speed
Zoom call. Photo: Fizkes

You’re reading The Brazilian Report’s weekly tech roundup, a digest of the most important news on technology and innovation in Brazil. This week’s topics: Remote work in Brazil. The quality of internet speed. And the perils of video-conferencing.

Tech companies leading Brazil’s transition to remote work

As the world debates the disruptions caused by Covid-19 at work, Brazil is already feeling the first impacts. XP, Inc. Brazil’s biggest independent brokerage firm, announced that it will extend remote work operations globally up until December, with the possibility of making it permanent.

Context. XP move echoes other tech companies’ decisions, such as...

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