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Biden administration will expand restrictions on exports of chips and technological tools to China

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The US government plans starting next month to extend restrictions on US exports to China of semiconductors used in artificial intelligence and chip-making tools, Reuters reports, citing sources familiar with the matter. The US Department of Commerce intends to include new regulations, based on the notification letters sent at the beginning of the year to three companies in the North American country: KLA Corp, Lam Research and Applied Materials.

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Hugo Rius Blein: Journalism, like bread and water

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This Friday, August 26, Hugo Rius Blein, José Martí National Journalism Award winner for his life’s work, passed away. The interview that follows is just over five years old. From it emerged (and vice versa) a television capsule that we have placed at the end of the text. With it, the Union of Cuban Journalists remembers his life and his dedication to journalism. Hugo was born on August 23, 1940 in the Havana neighborhood of Luyanó, where he also became an adult.

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Hugo Rius, José Martí National Prize for Journalism, passed away

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Hugo Rius Blein, José Martí National Prize for Journalism 2008 for his life’s work, passed away on this day. A contributor to Cubadebate and a journalist for the Prensa Latina agency, he also served as an adjunct professor at the Faculty of Communication at the University of Havana. He began his professional work in 1962 at the Prensa Latina agency. He was a correspondent for this agency in various countries in Africa and the Middle East.

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Trigger words and the duty of revolutionaries in the Internet era

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Anti-communist propaganda based on manipulating terms like “democracy,” “human rights” and “freedom” has expanded its repertory with certain expressions about Cuba based on a fabricated image, which are strewn across on the Internet as common knowledge. In Biology class, I don’t remember if it was in middle or high school, we learned about conditioned reflexes based on the work of the Russian scientist and Nobel Prize winner in Medicine, Ivan Pavlov.

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President of the Cuban People’s Supreme Court denounces the creation on Twitter of a parody account of that institution

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The president of the Supreme People’s Court of Cuba (TSP), Rubén Remigio Ferro, described this Friday as desperate the creation on Twitter of a parody account of that institution , the highest in the country’s justice system. Indecency, despair and lack of scruples lead them to use the dirtiest and most heinous methods, to try to confuse.

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Colonialism 2.0 in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Once the internet became the central nervous system of the economy, research, news, and politics, the United States’ borders were extended across the planet. Only the U.S. and its corporations are sovereign, no other nation-state exists that could reshape the net by itself, to put a brake on Colonialism 2.0, despite local anti-monopoly laws and clear policies supporting sustainability on the social, ecological, economic, and technological order – much less build a viable alternative to disconnect from the so-called information society.

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Cuba Takes First Steps in Online Trade

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Cuban trade is currently undergoing a reformulation that includes online transactions, which will place the island in better positions for consumption indicators. A report issued on Monday in Cubadebate news website highlights that from next summer Cubans may buy online in Cuban pesos (CUP).

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Computerizing society, a joint effort to promote development

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As part of its program to develop telecommunications technologies in the country, Cuba’s telecommunications enterprise (ETECSA) continues to work on expanding the population’s access to the Internet. In this regard, the company’s director, Mayra Arevich, reported that a total of 27,316 persons have now acquired home connections, via Nauta Hogar, available on all the country’s municipalities.

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Internet: The same for rich and poor?

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As early as the 1960s, the U.S. Department of Defense had a system that allowed multiple computers located at different universities and research centers in the country to communicate in a single network – the embryo of the great interconnection of networks that we know today as the internet. However, it was not until 1993 that the World Wide Web was put in the public domain.

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Internet wars: U.S. plans to overthrow the Cuban Revolution with new technologies

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In this modern era of cell phones, the internet, and social networks, it is easy to forget that the U.S. has been using communications technologies to attack Cuba ever since the age of shortwave radios and the emergence of television.
The U.S. State Department’s announcement this past January, of the creation of a Cuba Internet Task Force is, therefore, just another scheme in a long saga of Washington’s subversive plans to overthrow the Cuban Revolution.