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Intel’s Vince Guglielmetti wants more Costa Rican engineers
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Intel’s Vince Guglielmetti wants more Costa Rican engineers

The Tico Times - February 26, 2016

Vince Guglielmetti has seen a lot of changes at Intel in his decade with the company in Costa Rica. Currently in his fifth position with the chipmaker…

Internet by light promises to leave Wi-Fi eating dust
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Internet by light promises to leave Wi-Fi eating dust

Laure Fillón | AFP - February 25, 2016

BARCELONA, Spain -- Connecting your smartphone to the web with just a lamp -- that is the promise of Li-Fi, featuring Internet access 100 times faster than Wi-Fi with…

Uber gets $200 million for international expansion
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Uber gets $200 million for international expansion

Zach Dyer of The Tico Times and AFP - February 15, 2016

The ride-hailing app Uber got a $200 million boost from investors Friday to help its push into emerging markets. The latest round comes from Luxembourg-based investment group…

Facebook topped $1.5 billion in quarterly profit at end of last year
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Facebook topped $1.5 billion in quarterly profit at end of last year

AFP - January 27, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, California – Facebook on Wednesday reported that its quarterly profit more than doubled as its ranks of users swelled during the past year. "Our community continued…