By the middle of the decade, Brazil will be the world's fourth largest market for personal computers.
People buy them to go online.
Brazilian web users are spending more than 70 hours a month surfing the net, more than anywhere else in the world.
The internet is changing the way business is done in the country, as Mark Gregory reports.
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