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Using waste from rice processing to generate energy

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Cuban experts, with advice from India, have set up a plant that will allow the use of rice husks to generate electricity. The work is being carried out at the Enrique Troncoso mill, the largest in the province, affiliated with the Los Palacios Agroindustrial Enterprise, where this new technology will make it possible to save more than 200 tons of diesel a year.

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Produce more, and better

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The importance of applying science and technology in national industry investments, to allow for progress toward a sustainable, prosperous society, was reaffirmed during President Díaz-Canel’s policy implementation review meetings.

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Cuba advocates safe and legal use of the internet around the world

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The International Forum for the Peaceful Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) concluded July 10, at the Hotel Iberostar Packard in Havana, with a final declaration advocating a negotiating process within the United Nations framework for the adoption of a legally binding instrument, which would make possible the elimination of significant gaps that now exist in the field of cybersecurity.

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The latest on video game development in Cuba

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The development of video games in Cuba represents a fundamental area in the country’s computerization policy, an essential issue in today’s society, with entertainment and educational uses. The majority of Cuban-produced video games are created for environmental, educational, therapeutic, mental agility, and knowledge purposes, aimed at a range of users, although the focus is on younger generations.

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Partial analogue television blackout in Cuba will begin in July

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The gradual transition from analogue to digital television broadcasting will begin in the Isla de la Juventud special municipality and five municipalities of Sancti Spíritus: La Sierpe, Jatibonico, Taguasco, Cabaiguán and the provincial capital. According to the schedule for the gradual transition from analogue to digital television (DTV) broadcasting in Cuba, the so-called “partial blackout” will begin it in July 2018.

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Foreign Researchers to Participate in Technology Convention in Cuba

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Some 1,500 researchers and specialists from all regions in the world will participate in the International Convention on Science, Technology and Innovation, which will open here on March 5th, said organizers today. Maria Luisa Zamora, member of the organizing committee, told the Prensa Latina news agency that, with the motto ‘Innovation for sustainable development’.

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The work of Cuban teachers recognized

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After reviewing the performance and results of the 2016-2017 academic year, Ena Elsa Velázquez Cobiella, minister of Education highlighted the “selfless and committed” work undertaken by Cuban teachers this year.

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A step forward in Cuban technology

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As part of the process of digitalization of Cuban society, an unprecedented project has emerged: the assembly of latest-generation laptops and tablets in Havana. Leading the initiative is Fernándo Fernández, who spoke with Granma International.

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Cuba inaugurates first computer factory

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On December 23, Cuba inaugurated its first factory to produce tablets and laptops in a bid to promote technology and digital literacy on the island.

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Technology for the conservation of marine protected areas

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Yadira Torres Olarriaga, conservation specialist at the National Flora and Fauna Enterprise, speaking to the Cuban News Agency (ACN), explained that the first oceanographic buoy, intended to collect data of great scientific interest, has been installed at the Jardines de la Reina National Park, in the province of Ciego de Ávila.