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Apple quarterly profit soars on iPhone sales
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Apple quarterly profit soars on iPhone sales

AFP - April 27, 2015

NEW YORK – Apple on Monday reported a 33-percent rise in its quarterly profit, lifted by robust sales of its iPhones and a jump in revenue from China.…

Maintenance work may affect ICE Internet, phone services this week
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Maintenance work may affect ICE Internet, phone services this week

L. Arias - March 23, 2015

Telephone and Internet customers from the state-owned Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE-Kölbi) might experience interruptions as the institute carries out maintenance work throughout this week. The agency alerted the public that work…

Court orders state-run mobile carrier to pay customers for poor coverage
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Court orders state-run mobile carrier to pay customers for poor coverage

L. Arias - December 4, 2014

A Civil and Administrative Tribunal ordered the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) to pay ₡500,000 ($945) to two of its customers for a lack of signal that prevented…

Why Waze is so incredibly popular in Costa Rica
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Why Waze is so incredibly popular in Costa Rica

Matt McFarland | The Washington Post - October 28, 2014

See also: Waze partners with San José to improve city traffic "It's a nightmare." That's how Eduardo Carvajal describes the Costa Rican way to give an address. "If…

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Waze partners with San José to improve city traffic

Zach Dyer - October 2, 2014

http://youtu.be/RzCKBs5HPms Traffic is notoriously bad in Costa Rica’s capital, San José, but the navigation app Waze thinks it has a solution for the city’s traffic woes. On…

New smartphone app lets farmers crowdsource coffee fungus alerts
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New smartphone app lets farmers crowdsource coffee fungus alerts

Zach Dyer - August 21, 2014

A new smart phone app could help warn coffee farmers in Costa Rica about an impending outbreak of the fungus roya, or other pests. Developed by the…

Study shows competition good for Costa Rica’s telecom market
Science and Tech
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Science and Tech
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Study shows competition good for Costa Rica’s telecom market

L. Arias - February 25, 2014

More than 40 percent of cellphone users in Costa Rica own smartphones, according to a study by consulting firm Demoscopía, conducted for Costa Rica's Telecommunications Superintendency (SUTEL).…

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