News tagged with cuba

Cuban, US scientists bond over big sharks

Somewhere in the North Atlantic right now, a longfin mako shark—a cousin of the storied great white—is cruising around, oblivious to the yellow satellite tag on its dorsal fin.

date12 hours ago in Ecology
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Cuba's new wifi hotspots attract eager users

Near the popular Hotel Habana Libre in Cuba's capital, a gaggle of young people on cellphones, tablets and laptops log onto the new wifi hotspot—a small milestone in one of the least connected countries.

date12 hours ago in Telecom
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Silicon Valley aims for Cuba, but treads carefully

If Horacio Nunez grew up in the United States instead of Cuba, the 26-year-old software engineer might have spent hours of his youth surfing the Web. But he had no Internet connection to his Havana home, so he learned how ...

dateMay 19, 2015 in Business
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Google execs woo Cuba IT students

Cuba may have one of the lowest rates of Internet access in the world, but that hasn't dissuaded Google from sending over some of its leading lights.

dateMar 13, 2015 in Business
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Cuba temporarily cuts price of Internet access

Cuba has temporarily reduced the hourly charge for using state-run Internet cafes in the country's first small but substantive public move to increase online access since the declaration of detente with the U.S.

dateFeb 18, 2015 in Internet
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