Due to digital deprivation, in Cuba app stores are brick and mortar stores, where technicians transfer apps to customers’ smartphones via USB cables attached to the shop’s computers. As reported in The Economist.
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Shares of Intel were down $2.16, or almost 5 percent, at $43.10, on Thursday the previous day"s declines, following a conference call with analysts in which the company said it had been working for some time to address a security threat that had been earlier in the day labeled by a report in The Register as a "bug" or "flaw" in its processors, but which Intel says was not a bug, according to a report from Dow Jones Newswires supplied to EFE.
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In a meeting with journalists last week, Mark Zuckerberg said "this division in the US hasn’t been seen for a long time”
America’s ambassador under Barack Obama James Costos put startups on the map in Spain. Now, as he moves back to the US, El País reviewed the ecosystem he leaves in his wake
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick says participation in president’s strategic and policy forum has been ‘misinterpreted’ as endorsement of Donald Trump’s agenda, reports The Guardian.
Borderwise, cofounded by a Penn student, is a startup’s legal app that helps immigrants apply for their Green Cards. In response to Pres. Trump, they'll do it for just $1
Lawyers filed complaint against Amazon with Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination Tuesday
After riding a wave of growth in Latino consumers, Orci, an ad agency's job focused on the Hispanic market, just got harder, reports the L.A. Times.
El País interviewed Martin Baron, executive editor of The Washington Post, about Trump's war on media.
Announcement of Carlos Slim's TV channel Nuestra Visión comes as Donald Trump vows to enact protectionist policies that could plunge Mexico into economic turmoil.
Trump presidency began with defense of false 'alternative facts' and attacking the media for manipulating facts. The President and advisers also pushed falsehoods about inauguration attendance, reports El País.
Facebook head to visit all states to see how technology has created divisions
Philly Magazine reports about 5 Philadelphia entrepeneurs that participated in Shark Tank TV Show: Scrub Daddy, Scholly, and three other local companies featured on the show have fared.
Fortune Magazine interviews Marlon Nichols, co-founder of Cross Culture Ventures, a V.C firm focused on the untapped talents of entrepreneurs of color. Nichols believes Latinos and Black offer attractive investment opportunities for entrepeneurs.
In your quest to search for the perfect gift for your electronic savvy kid, there is one gift you might have a hard time finding at stores. The Nintendo Classic has been flying off the shelves since its debut this week. Advanced orders of the console have been at an extreme high.
In Lima's poorest districts, bands of citizens have assembled through social media to fight crime, often employing brutal tactics.
Mitú, a digitial network for Latino Millennials, Partners With Snapchat To Create Content For Latino Youth
President-elect Donald Trump met with the nation’s tech elite to discuss future ways of collaboration between the White House and the tech industry.
The gathering included Jeff Bezos of Amazon; Elon Musk of Tesla; Timothy D. Cook of Apple; Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook; Larry Page and Eric Schmidt of Alphabet, Google’s parent company; and Satya Nadella of Microsoft, among others.
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Pope Francis has compared media organizations that focus on scandals and promote fake news to discredit people's lives with those who are obsessed with excrements. Using striking terminology, Francis said journalists and the media must avoid falling into “coprophilia” – an obsession with eating faeces.
Spreading disinformation is “probably the greatest damage that the media can do”, the Pope told the Belgian Catholic weekly Tertio. It is a sin to defame people, he added.
Can Silicon Valley disrupt the fast-food industry? Well, for those entrepreneurs who dream to 'save the world', motivations are strong: reduce meat consumption and eliminate foods that have big environmental and social impacts, like processed food or heavy dependent on intensive agriculture.
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President-elect Donald Trump likes to Tweet a couple of posts before going to bed, but are these Tweets really worthy to be published by media outlets the day after? The New York Times opens a debate about which Tweets should be considered news, and what should be considered just a propaganda weapon or provocative statements.
Barcelona authorities announced Thursday they had fined Airbnb and Homeaway 600,000 euros ($633,600) each for advertising and renting out apartments to tourists illegally.
Three current and former employees of Facebook who asked for anonymity have accused Zuckerberg ‘s company to have developed a new censure tool that would help the company to get back into the Chinese market, where the social network has been blocked. The new software helps the social network to suppress posts from appearing in people’s news feeds in specific geographic areas, according to three current and former Facebook employees. Mr. Zuckerberg has supported and defended the effort, the people added, according to The New York Times.