What's it like to be an entrepreneur in a place that has little to no Internet access? Today at TechCrunch's Disrupt NY, we got the perspective of a trio of Cuban entrepreneurs to learn about the chal
Cubazon. Kewelta. Knales. These aren’t house hold names in the US but they’re at the vanguard of entrepreneurship in Cuba and they’ll be joining us on stage at Disrupt New York. We&#
What do you call an innovative person who builds a product out of nothing and launches something that will change people’s lives? Everywhere besides Cuba, you’d call this person an entrepreneur. Y
President Obama's bold new course on Cuban policy is paving the way for emerging tech to blossom in the country. A new entrepreneurial competition, 10x10KCuba, hopes to uncover Cuba's best and brighte
Airbnb will now let travelers from outside the U.S. to book properties in Cuba after receiving authorization from the U.S. government, reports the Associated Press. Previously, only Americans were all
A month ago, payments company Stripe launched Atlas, a toolkit for startups to incorporate in the U.S. and lay the groundwork for growing their businesses online. Aimed largely at small enterprise
Verizon has signed an agreement that makes it the second U.S. carrier to offer direct roaming in Cuba. The deal with Etecsa, a government-owned telecom, will enable direct voice calls between U.S. and
You see them everywhere. Throngs of young and old, men and women, heads down on their smartphones, fingers rapid fire, mouths curling into smiles as they soak up the joy of an Internet connection. Why
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This week's tech news (2/7-2/13) included dog-like robots, a high tech cruise ship, Netflix's launch in Cuba and Samsung's eavesdropping TV. These are the stories to catch you up on the world of tech.
The U.S. and Cuba are easing their diplomatic relations, the White House is announcing today, marking a relaxation of a relationship that has remained tense since the Cold War. Part of that easing wil
Consider this my favorite correction in recent memory: USAID, fine purveyors of a Twitter clone called ZunZuneo in Cuba, would like you to know that it was more popular than reported.
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/cubacell.jpg" />Looks like President Obama wants to see some change in our Cuba policy, and not merely change affecting only Cuban-Americ
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/cubanova.jpg" />Cuba is trying to eliminate its dependency on Microsoft Windows by launching and promoting a homegrown version of Linux c
Cuba is set to get broadband internet access in the year 2010 and you can sure as hell bet that CrunchGear will more than happy to provide Cubans everywhere with half-cocked news and reviews that may
For the first time ever, Cuban citizens can purchase personal computers. There’s only one model available and it’s priced too high for most Cubans (and it’d seem like a downright rip
How fun does Cuba look? I’d visit it in a second. Cubans can now buy cellphones! That means they’re well on their way to becoming a member of the international community of nations, right?