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Costa Rica’s Franklin Chang pushes space agenda in Washington
Business
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Costa Rica’s Franklin Chang pushes space agenda in Washington

Larry Luxner - December 10, 2014

See also: A rocket landing in Tortuguero? WASHINGTON, D.C. – Costa Rican astronaut-turned-businessman Franklin Chang Díaz warns that NASA and the United States may get left behind…

Meet Sandra Cauffman, the Tica co-directing NASA’s current mission to Mars
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Meet Sandra Cauffman, the Tica co-directing NASA’s current mission to Mars

Lindsay Fendt - September 19, 2014

On Sunday, NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution satellite (MAVEN) will complete its 10-month, 442 million-mile journey to mars. Using data gathered by MAVEN, scientists hope to…

Facebook said to take steps to open a sales office in China
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Facebook said to take steps to open a sales office in China

Sarah Frier, Zhang Dingmin and Zijing Wu | Bloomberg - May 13, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is taking steps to open a sales office in China to work with local advertisers, according to people with knowledge of the matter,…

Business
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Facebook expands reach with $19 bn deal for WhatsApp

Sophie Estienne | AFP - February 19, 2014

NEW YORK – Facebook said Wednesday it was buying the fast-growing mobile messaging service WhatsApp in a deal worth an eye-popping $19 billion, expanding the global footprint…

Elections 2014
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Subway also wants to tell you who to vote for in Costa Rica’s presidential elections

L. Arias - January 20, 2014

The latest fear-mongering campaign against the leftist Broad Front Party involves Subway Costa Rica franchises. Over the weekend, Subway employees complained of emails that attempted to influence voters…

Science and Tech
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Facebook’s USA Today strategy

Will Oremus | Slate - January 16, 2014

NEW YORK — When Facebook added hashtags last year and almost no one used them, you might have thought the social network would give up on trying…

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