Along with the search giant, Brazil's state-run oil firm Petrobras was targeted by the NSA, according to documents obtained by Brazilian TV network Globo.
Biometric clocking-in machines are thought to be foolproof. But some Brazilian doctors find they can pretend their colleagues are at work by using silicone fingers.
Edward Snowden says a surveillance state, where the National Security Agency vacuums up Americans' domestic communications, was "not something I'm willing to live under."
As Brazil's attorney general files an injunction to block tweets and suspend accounts of Twitter users warning people about speed traps, the question is will Twitter work with the Brazilian government and use its new tweet removal policy?
New software and service is geared to help publishers transform magazines into interactive apps. Along with Ideas and Journal, it shows Adobe's growing tablet awareness.