News tagged with public access

Cuba, amid the censorship, wades into WiFi

Cuba, where Internet access is largely limited to government employees and pricey pay-by-hour public access, plans to start offering wireless service for the first time this month, officials said Saturday.

dateJan 10, 2015 in Telecom
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Genome assembly in the spotlight

The largest systematic assessment the process of genome assembly is published today in BGI and BioMed Central's open access journal GigaScience. The second Assemblaton competition saw 21 teams submit 43 entries based on dat ...

dateJul 23, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Japan officials mistakenly reveal internal memos

Japan's bureaucrats used the wrong privacy settings for Google Groups online discussions, allowing anyone to see internal memos including on negotiating positions for an international treaty, the government ...

dateJul 10, 2013 in Internet
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Cubans try out new public Internet centers

(AP)—Cubans lined up Tuesday to try out computers newly wired to the World Wide Web as authorities began offering Internet at more than 100 public access points around the island.

dateJun 04, 2013 in Internet
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Data sharing for food security

Data cannot be eaten, but giving everyone free access to information could lead to innovations that enhance the production and distribution of food, resulting in global food security. 'Open Access Data for ...

dateMay 06, 2013 in Other
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Iran blocks access to Gmail

Iran blocked access to Google's popular and relatively secure Gmail service Monday amid first steps by the Islamic republic to establish a walled-off national intranet separate from the worldwide Internet.

dateSep 24, 2012 in Internet
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