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Why Google’s new quantum computer could launch an artificial intelligence arms race
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Why Google’s new quantum computer could launch an artificial intelligence arms race

Dominic Basulto | The Washington Post - December 28, 2015

Ever since the 1980s, researchers have been working on the development of a quantum computer that would be exponentially more powerful than any of the digital computers…

Innovation is the new black: 3 pitfalls for businesses to avoid
Business
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Business
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Innovation is the new black: 3 pitfalls for businesses to avoid

Randall Trejos - June 8, 2015

Nowadays, innovation seems to be the word on everyone’s lips. A quick Internet search shows that government institutions, universities, banks and everything in between are betting on…

Feel the full frustration of Costa Rican roads with Google Maps’ new Pac-Man game
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Feel the full frustration of Costa Rican roads with Google Maps’ new Pac-Man game

The Tico Times - April 1, 2015

Years of fighting my way through the labyrinthian streets of San José has instilled in me a firm belief that the person who designed the capital city’s…

Robin Williams is Google’s top search trend; in Costa Rica, it’s Keylor Navas
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Robin Williams is Google’s top search trend; in Costa Rica, it’s Keylor Navas

AFP and The Tico Times - December 16, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, California – Robin Williams's death had people worldwide scouring the Internet for insights into the famed comic's life, making him the hottest search trend of…

Google recognizes Costa Rica Independence Day with gallo pinto
Independence Day
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Independence Day
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Google recognizes Costa Rica Independence Day with gallo pinto

The Tico Times - September 15, 2014

The search engine giant recognized Costa Rica for the second week in a row with a Google doodle honoring a Tico holiday. Today, in honor of Costa…

Google doodle recognizes Children’s Day in Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Google doodle recognizes Children’s Day in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - September 9, 2014

Google celebrated Costa Rica’s Children’s Day on Tuesday with one of the search giant’s iconic doodles (only visible in Costa Rica). Since 1946, Costa Rica has dedicated Sept. 9…

Business
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Under Spain’s ‘Google Fee’ law, news aggregators must pay publishers

Mariana Marcaletti | The Washington Post - July 27, 2014

[caption id="attachment_43633" align="alignright" width="300"] (Screenshot)[/caption] Spain was where the "right to be forgotten" began, with the European Commission recently ruling that individuals can demand that Google remove…

Google Doodle spotlights Costa Rica vs. England match
Group D
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Group D
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Google Doodle spotlights Costa Rica vs. England match

The Tico Times - June 24, 2014

Google Doodles throughout the World Cup have featured art related to the host country Brazil or the teams playing at the tournament. And this morning -- for the…

You can fight the NSA by ‘resetting the Net’
Business
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Business
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You can fight the NSA by ‘resetting the Net’

Lily Hay Newman | Slate - June 6, 2014

NEW YORK – It's been a year since the first documents leaked by Edward Snowden began showing up in the Guardian and the Washington Post. The surveillance…

Warning: Wearing Google Glass to a bar might get you attacked
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Warning: Wearing Google Glass to a bar might get you attacked

Hayley Tsukayama | The Washington Post - February 26, 2014

San Francisco social media consultant Sarah Slocum says she was attacked this weekend for using Google Glass in a local bar in the United States. On her…