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An Interactive History Lesson On The Cuban Missile Crisis And A Sobering What If

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On the 50th-anniversary of day one of the Cuban missile crisis, interactive multimedia documentary Clouds Over Cuba, tells the story of what happened and what might have happened....
An Interactive History Lesson On The Cuban Missile Crisis And A Sobering What If

Cuba debuts Internet centers, but can people afford them?

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The island nation opens more than 100 public Internet centers across the country, but the cost for one hour online is equal to 25 percent of the average worker's monthly salary. [Read more]...
Cuba debuts Internet centers, but can people afford them?

Over 100 internet centers open in Cuba, prove time really is money

www.engadget.com
When you're reading angry tweets about dropping to 3G in an LTE dead zone, it's easy to forget that for some people, getting online isn't even an option. In Cuba, internet access is extremely limited and out of financial reach for most, but news early this year of an...
Over 100 internet centers open in Cuba, prove time really is money

Cuba's Internet speeds up as undersea cable is activated

www.computerworld.com
Cuba's Internet speeds increased on Tuesday, and the country appears to be routing more traffic through a previously dormant undersea fiber-optic cable, according to Internet monitoring company Renesys....
Cuba's Internet speeds up as undersea cable is activated
WordPress.com criticizes PayPal, credit card firms for restrictions, now lets you pay with Bitcoin
Cuba confirms its underwater data cable has been on since last August

Cuba to conduct a census of mules. http://bit.ly/b2Wn8m /via @mike_elgan (most bizarre thing I've read all day LOL)

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Cuba to conduct a census of mules. http://bit.ly/b2Wn8m /via @mike_elgan (most bizarre thing I've read all day LOL)

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

www.nytimes.com
Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

T-Mobile UK launches new worldwide data roaming plans as EU price caps loom

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The mobile roaming market continues to heat up after T-Mobile announced its new ‘Internet and Broadband Travel Boosters,’ providing its customers with dedicated plans that will cover their data needs when travelling, starting at £1. The plans will be available from June 19 and will operate in the same way...
T-Mobile UK launches new worldwide data roaming plans as EU price caps loom

Jim Rogers: The Media Is Getting Eduardo Saverin All Wrong -- It's Very Expensive To Give Up Your Citizenship

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Last week it was reported that Eduardo Saverin, co-founder of Facebook, was renouncing his U.S. citizenship ahead of the company's IPO. But Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers Holdings, who is a U.S. citizen and moved to Singapore in 2007, said Saverin renounced his citizenship a few months ago: "The press...
Jim Rogers: The Media Is Getting Eduardo Saverin All Wrong -- It's Very Expensive To Give Up Your Citizenship

Cuba confirms Alba-1 fiber hook-up to Venezuela, internet remains on lockdown

www.engadget.com
Cuba may only be positioned 100 or so miles from Key West, but the US embargo meant an undersea fiber link to North America hasn't been a possibility. Earlier this week, though, we began to see discussion regarding traffic passing through a connection to Venezuela, and ETECSA, a government-owned...
Cuba confirms Alba-1 fiber hook-up to Venezuela, internet remains on lockdown

U.S. to Allow Export of Web Services to Iran and Cuba - http://bit.ly/aZekEu

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U.S. to Allow Export of Web Services to Iran and Cuba - http://bit.ly/aZekEu

Meet Sarah Harrison, The Wikileaks Representative Traveling With Edward Snowden

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Russia's Interfax news agency reports that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is hanging out at the Russian airport, waiting for a flight to Cuba, and is accompanied a woman named Sarah Harrison. Harrison is the closest adviser to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who orchestrated the release of reams of classified U.S. government documents...
Meet Sarah Harrison, The Wikileaks Representative Traveling With Edward Snowden

"Women and men are beautiful in Cuba, especially black people" - @FabianaCozza - http://j.mp/bNy5qI

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"Women and men are beautiful in Cuba, especially black people" - @FabianaCozza - http://j.mp/bNy5qI

Google Earth is Coming Back to Iran, Cuba and Sudan

www.readwriteweb.com
Because of U.S. export restrictions, Internet users from Cuba, Iran and Sudan haven't been able to download Google Earth since 2007. This situation is about to change, however. According to the Ogle Earth blog, which has been monitoring this situation closely since Google first blocked these downloads, Internet users in...
Google Earth is Coming Back to Iran, Cuba and Sudan
Cuba may have turned on its first underwater internet cable -- for incoming traffic only

U.N. summit rejects U.S., Europe hands-off-the-Internet plea

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Nigeria, Cuba, Algeria, Saudi Arabia persuade a majority of summit delegates to support giving a United Nations agency a more "active" role in Internet governance. [Read more]...
U.N. summit rejects U.S., Europe hands-off-the-Internet plea

Earthquake shakes Cuba people

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Earthquake shakes Cuba people

Cuba turns on submarine internet cable, but just for one-way traffic

www.computerworld.com
A change in Internet traffic patterns over the past week suggests that Cuba may have turned on a fibre-optic submarine cable that links it to the global Internet via Venezuela, according to Internet routing analysis company Renesys....
Cuba turns on submarine internet cable, but just for one-way traffic
Google Analytics blocked in Cuba because of US sanctions

Google Earth is Coming Back to Iran, Cuba and Sudan

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Google Earth is Coming Back to Iran, Cuba and Sudan

'Curious activation' of Cuban cable

www.bbc.co.uk
A high-speed fibre-optic cable connecting Cuba to the global internet has been switched on - more than a year after it was ready....
'Curious activation' of Cuban cable

Happy 5th birthday Windows Vista – still number 3 OS worldwide

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Microsoft Windows Vista was released into retail on January 30, 2007, and there’s not been many nice words said about it since. It suffered from being incompatible with much of existing hardware and software, problems with drivers, imposing annoying security procedures on users, and more. It seemed like everyone loved...
Happy 5th birthday Windows Vista – still number 3 OS worldwide
Venezuelan government raids home over Twitter rumors regarding president's health

Social Media in Castro’s Cuba

www.utne.com
Social Media in Castro’s Cuba
US shuts down Guantanamo Wi-Fi in response to Anonymous threats

US eases restrictions on Web services exports to Iran, Cuba

arstechnica.com
The US Treasury Department today relaxed export regulations against Iran, Sudan, and Cuba, allowing US companies to provide instant messaging, e-mail, and social networking services to those countries. The goal is to ensure that citizens can "exercise their most basic rights," said Deputy Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin. The new...
US eases restrictions on Web services exports to Iran, Cuba

The End of the Map

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It’s not often that maps make headlines, but they’ve been doing so with some regularity lately. Last week, tens of millions of iPhone users found that they could suddenly leave their homes again without getting either lost or cross. This was because Google finally released an app containing its own...
The End of the Map

"Cuba—A Way Forward" in @nybooks - reflections on the Cuban blogosphere - http://j.mp/dr8xtr

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"Cuba—A Way Forward" in @nybooks - reflections on the Cuban blogosphere - http://j.mp/dr8xtr

New text by Fernando Ortiz, ethnologist and anthropologist published in Cuba - http://j.mp/9Ylw25

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New text by Fernando Ortiz, ethnologist and anthropologist published in Cuba - http://j.mp/9Ylw25
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