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Amazon Web Services opens new Costa Rica office
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Amazon Web Services opens new Costa Rica office

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 25, 2021

Amazon Web Services, a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., on Thursday opened a new office in Costa Rica to support the growth of cloud computing in the country.…

Costa Rica fiber-optic internet coverage more than doubled in one year
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Costa Rica fiber-optic internet coverage more than doubled in one year

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 19, 2021

Fiber-optic internet lines in Costa Rica grew 146% between June 2019 and June 2020, according to a new report from the Superintendence of Telecommunications (SUTEL). Costa Rica…

Costa Rica to create Space Agency; bill passed by Congress
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Costa Rica to create Space Agency; bill passed by Congress

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 19, 2021

The Legislative Assembly on Thursday approved in a second debate the creation of the Costa Rican Space Agency. Appropriately, the news came on the day NASA landed…

WhatsApp stresses privacy as users flock to rivals
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WhatsApp stresses privacy as users flock to rivals

AFP - January 13, 2021

WhatsApp on Tuesday reassured users about privacy at the Facebook-owned messaging service as people flocked to rivals Telegram and Signal following a tweak to its terms. There…

Intel restarting assembly operations in Costa Rica, investing $350 million
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Intel restarting assembly operations in Costa Rica, investing $350 million

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 10, 2020

Intel Corporation will invest $350 million over the next three years to restart assembly operations in Costa Rica. The Costa Rican Presidency expects the venture will create…

Costa Rica chosen as site for ‘next-generation’ space radar
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica chosen as site for ‘next-generation’ space radar

The Tico Times - July 23, 2020

LeoLabs has chosen Costa Rica as the location of its next space radar, the United States-based company announced this week in a press release. LeoLabs's radar network…

Costa Rica has responded to the coronavirus with technological development
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Costa Rica has responded to the coronavirus with technological development

AFP and The Tico Times - May 19, 2020

Laboratories and research centers in Costa Rica have put their knowledge at the service of combating the new coronavirus, developing a range of products that has allowed…

Intel Costa Rica names Ileana Rojas as new site GM
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Intel Costa Rica names Ileana Rojas as new site GM

The Tico Times - October 29, 2019

Intel Costa Rica has 100% Costa Rican leadership for the first time. The multinational company announced the news Monday in a press release, where it revealed that…

How Costa Rican students talked to an astronaut on the International Space Station
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Science & Tech
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How Costa Rican students talked to an astronaut on the International Space Station

Bruce Callow - June 5, 2019

While coauthor Ana Luisa Monge and I were doing a workshop at the University of Costa Rica planetarium about our book, "To the Stars: Costa Rica in…

Phones made by Huawei impacted by U.S. blacklist
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Phones made by Huawei impacted by U.S. blacklist

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 20, 2019

By some estimates, Huawei smartphones are the most popular brand in Costa Rica. But the hundreds of thousands of Costa Ricans who use phones created by Chinese…

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