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Elon Musk announces what the full review of the Twitter account verification process will look like


The new policy is changing Twitter Blue, the company’s optional $4.99-a-month subscription, to a $19.99 one that also includes user verification. Billionaire Elon Musk, who last week acquired the social network Twitter, announced a complete overhaul of the platform’s user account verification process. “The entire verification process is being revamped right now,” Musk wrote on Twitter last Sunday, without elaborating. After a user’s account is verified or authenticated, a blue icon appears next to the name

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WhatsApp sufre una caída a nivel global en la mañana de este martes


Este martes miles de usuarios recurrieron a las redes sociales para quejarse de que no pueden enviar ni recibir mensajes en la popular plataforma propiedad de Meta. Según el sitio web Down Detector, los usuarios comenzaron a reportar problemas con WhatsApp justo antes de las 7am (GTM) con más de 12 000 informes enviados al sitio en media hora. “Somos conscientes de que algunas personas actualmente tienen problemas para enviar mensajes y estamos trabajando para restaurar WhatsApp para todos lo más rápido posible”, afirmó un portavoz

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The Washington Post: The growing influence of the “mighty and reckless” Elon Musk worries the US government


SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk is becoming increasingly involved in geopolitical issues, raising concerns in Washington. With his publications about the scenarios of peaceful resolution of the conflicts between Ukraine and Russia and between Taiwan and China, and with his statements about the cut of financing of the Starlink terminals in Ukraine, the billionaire provoked irritation and concern among US legislators, reports The Washington Post.Musk, who is currently the richest person in the world, continually demonstrates his growing power.

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Unconventional war against Cuba: What are its most recent manifestations?


Unconventional warfare has evolved over time. In a work on strategic intelligence, written in 1948 by Sherman Kent, a professor at Yale University, it would be defined that from then on wars, influenced by the United States, would be unconventional. Other theorists have also referred to this concept, according to Elio Perera Pena, a researcher at the Center for International Policy Research (CIPI). Speaking at the Round Table, the expert pointed out that the United States conceptualized this type of war through the terminology dictionary of the Department of Defense.

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Nancy Pelosi claimed to want to “break Trump’s face” during the assault on the Capitol


“I hope he comes. I want to kick his ass for trespassing on Capitol Hill. I want to break his face, and then go to jail happy.” This was expressed by the president of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, on January 6, 2021, when a mob of supporters of Donald Trump stormed the Capitol. The person Pelosi was referring to was Donald Trump. The congresswoman launched those words when an aide informed her that the Secret Service – the police force that protects the US president – had refused to allow Trump to go to Capitol Hill to support his supporters, who were in full coup attempt.

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


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


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.