Walker Rowe

Walker Rowe is a US citizen living and working in Santiago, Chile. There he edits the online magazine SouthernPacificReview.com and writes the blog "The Avocado Republic" about life in rural Chile.

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Business Management

Penguins & red tape: The perils of Argentina's tech imports

Argentina’s challenging economy has led to some trickiness in buying foreign mobile devices

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Internet

Cornershop aims for slice of grocery shopping in Chile and Mexico

A startup is hoping to bring online grocery to Latin America

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Internet

El Salvador: Low tech levels help spread of Zika virus

The fight against Zika in one of Latin America’s poorest countries is not helped by lack of ICT

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Cloud Computing

Mexico: Cloud growth despite physical security challenges

Cloud and data center growth continues amid some unusual threats

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Mobile Communications

AT&T marches into Mexico's newly open cellphone market

AT&T is making the most of changes in Mexican law but who will reap the benefits?

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Security

Is South America prepared for cyberattacks?

Eduardo Diaz, President of Neosecure, says there is a marked lack of preparedness

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Social Networks

Social media and the 'narcos' in Mexico

Drugs cartels brazenly use social networks while their opponents provide a real-time alternative to the big media companies

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Mobile Working

Why did Google choose Puerto Rico for its modular phones?

Regulations, connectivity and manufacturing helped Puerto Rico take its part in tech history

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Mobile Applications

Chile: Khipu app makes payments less of a chore

Making payments can be a chore in Chile but the Khipu app shows promise

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Trends

2015 Opportunities and Challenges for IT in LatAm

Macroeconomic and infrastructure hurdles must be overcome and tech provides some help

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Poll

Do you think your smartphone is making you a workaholic?