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Victims of Mystery Attacks In Cuba Left With Anomalies In Brain Tissue
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: American victims of mysterious attacks in Cuba have abnormalities in their brains’ white matter, according to new medical testing reported by the Associated Press. But, so far, it’s unclear how or if the white-matter anomalies seen in the victims relate to their symptoms. White matter is […]

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Mystery of Sonic Weapon Attacks At US Embassy In Cuba Deepens
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: The blaring, grinding noise jolted the American diplomat from his bed in a Havana hotel. He moved just a few feet, and there was silence. He climbed back into bed. Inexplicably, the agonizing sound hit him again. It was as if he’d walked through some invisible […]

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Cuba has been filtering texts containing political dissent
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Cuba's struggles with modern telecommunications have been many. Now, it looks as though the Communist country has another problem on its hands: text message censorship. SMS sent with words including "human rights," "hunger strike" and the name of dis…

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Obama Implores Cuba to Bring the Internet to the People
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In his remarks, President Obama said Internet access is as crucial to Cuba’s prosperity as education and healthcare. The post Obama Implores Cuba to Bring the Internet to the People appeared first on WIRED.

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Cuba Connecting Universities With Fiber
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lpress writes: Two Cuban universities have fiber links and fiber connections will be available to all Cuban universities in January 2016. One of the currently connected universities is in the west, near Havana (satellite ground station) and one in the east, near the undersea cable landing. Cuba will use Chinese equipment for DSL to the […]

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That Didn’t Take Long: You Can Now Book an Airbnb in Cuba
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As a new slew of travelers make their way south, Airbnb wants to help them find a place to stay. The post That Didn’t Take Long: You Can Now Book an Airbnb in Cuba appeared first on WIRED.

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Cuba: More Money Means More Technology, With or …
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Correos de Cuba, Cuban postal service kiosk. Photo by Victor Manuel via Flickr (CC BY 2.0). Wednesday's bombshell announcements that the U.S. and Cuban governments have decided to re-establish diplomatic ties after …

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Cuba sells medicines and health technology to more than 50 countries
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Cuba sells medicines and health technologies to more than 50 countries, including vaccines, generic medications, equipment and diagnostic systems, the official daily Juventud Rebelde reported Tuesday. "About 30 new products from Cuba and a group of …

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Cuba: US Using New Weapon Against Us — Spam
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mpicpp (3454017) writes in with news about accusations from Cuban officials about a spamming campaign against the country by the U.S.. “Cuban officials have accused the U.S. government of bizarre plots over the years, such as trying to kill Fidel Castro with exploding cigars. On Wednesday, they said Washington is using a new weapon against […]

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