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Netflix begins streaming in Cuba as relations with US thaw

The streaming service is one of the first US companies to take advantage of improving relations, but limited broadband access means Cubans won't be bingeing on "House of Cards" just yet.

By February 10, 2015

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Magazine prints cover with ink that contains HIV-positive blood

A special edition of Vienna-based Vangardist seeks to get people talking about HIV and AIDS, but at least one reader "was too scared to pick it up."

By April 30, 2015

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Google Chrome is now surfable in Cuba

The web giant makes its Internet browser available for download in one of the world's most closed-off countries.

By August 20, 2014

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Schmidt reportedly visits Cuba to promote Internet access

Google's executive chairman leads group of open Internet advocates to Havana, an independent Cuban news site reports.

By June 29, 2014

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PayPal to pay $7.7 million fine over US sanctions

The company's processing of about 500 payments from 2009 to 2013 included ones tied to weapons of mass destruction, as well as related to Iran, Sudan and Cuba.

By March 26, 2015

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Cuba debuts Internet centers, but can people afford them?

The island nation opens more than 100 public Internet centers across the country, but the cost for one hour online is equal to 25 percent of the average worker's monthly salary.

By June 4, 2013

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Google promises speed, security with 64-bit Chrome on Windows

The newest Chrome for Windows is faster at some tasks, better at thwarting attacks, and renders fonts better. The 64-bit Chrome for Mac still is a work in progress, though.

By August 26, 2014

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Snowden asks for extension on Russian asylum

NSA leaker Edward Snowden's asylum in Russia runs out on July 31, leaving him without a home if it is not extended.

By July 9, 2014

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Edward Snowden 'surprised' he ended up in Russia

NSA whistle-blower says he hoped to make his way to Latin America after leaking classified documents on US spying.

By May 28, 2014

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Secret US-made 'Cuban Twitter' to go under government microscope

The social-media platform was designed to attract young Cubans and get them to rebel against the country's communist government.

By April 4, 2014