Cuba has one of the lowest internet penetration rates in the world. But a pilot project will bring the web into the homes of 2,000 residents in Old Havana.
There is still no wireless internet in Cuba. This has not stopped the head of state, Miguel Diaz-Canel, from taking to the digital world with his Twitter account. But his online propaganda is not going unchallenged.
Seismographs are highly sensitive devices, and they do a good job of registering earthquakes at specific locations. But fiber optic cables — the data lines that delivered these words — can do much, much better.
For the first time since the 1959 revolution, Cuba's new head of state will not answer to the name Castro. Miguel Diaz-Canel takes on a country facing many challenges. Andreas Knobloch reports from Havana.
The UK capital London has transformed its public transport network into one that actually works. It's long used ticketing data to improve services. Now WiFi and Bluetooth could help with overcrowding.
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