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Costa Rica bouncing back from IT job layoffs, seeking digital entrepreneurs

Costa Rica bouncing back from IT job layoffs, seeking digital entrepreneurs

Costa Rica’s IT sector is already taking a constructive approach to the double whammy it received earter this month with the announcements that Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) and Bank of America would lay off a combined 3,000 workers due to a restructuring of global operations. The country’s ICT chamber Camtic, along with the labor and social security ministry (MTSS), are currently

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Costa Rican Entrepreneur Wins Prize in Global Competition for Clean Energy

The Costa Rican project Cibus 3.0 won first place in the transportation category in the global competition for clean energy at the Clean Tech Open , held last week in Silicon Valley, California, United States. The venture also placed third for the international category. Cibus 3.0 is an innovative system of aerobic bacteria capable of

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ICE Announces Deployment of the New 4G Tech

The Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) presented the latest generation of mobile technology: 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution). ICE, with its brand Kölbi Ultra 4G LTE is in the process of deploying this network and becomes the first telecom operator in the country that will provide the service through innovative data plans. The new network

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The Cell Number Portability Process

On November 30, cellular service subscribers can move from one operator to another without losing the cell phone number. Below are some common questions regarding number portability process. How to apply for portability? The user must apply to the telephone company to which you want to move. What are the fees required to switch operators…

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Cell Number Portability in Costa Rica

Costa Rica News – As of November 30, telecom regulator, Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel) is making available “cell number portability”, meaning cellular users will be able to change service providers and keep their current number. The Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE-Kölbi), Claro, Movistar, Tuyo Móvil and Fullmóvil will have exclusivity over cellular telephone numbers. Claro,…

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iPad Air and iPad Mini Coming to Market

Apple unveiled the iPad Air, a lighter and thinner version of its successful tablet, and iPad Mini modernized with improved HD screen. Air iPad is 43% thinner than the version it replaces, weighs 450 grams and is “extremely fast,” said Apple vice president Phil Schiller during the product launch. Apple also introduced an upgraded iPad…

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