Disabled people in the Caribbean find freedom in technology

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PORT OF SPAIN – Visually impaired Kerryn Gunness is excited about the possibilities offered by a new free app that would serve as his eyes and enable people like him to enjoy greater independence. The Personal Universal Communicator (PUC) app is part of a new generation of cheaper assistive technologies making their way onto the market which allow More...

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LOTM Guatemala
By Edition On Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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Diverse Guatemalan voices gather in historic LACNIC meeting

GUATEMALA CITY - A historic gathering of diverse sectors of Guatemalan society recently took place in the country's capital, hosted by the Latin American and Caribbean Internet Address Registry, commonly known More...

John Avery and Bevil Wooding
By Edition On Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Belize to Host First National Cybersecurity Symposium

Guarding the Digital Gates BELIZE CITY - In response to a growing incidence of cyber-threats, Belize will host its first national cyber security symposium from April 24 to 27. "We have observed a disturbing rise More...

LACNIC ON THE MOVE Guatemala
By Edition On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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Latin American and Caribbean ISPs switching to next-generation protocol

Future-proofing our Internet Latin American and Caribbean ISPs switching to next-generation protocol Forward-thinking network operators in Latin America and the Caribbean are using the Internet's next-generation More...

Alfredo Verderosa entrevista
By Edition On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Global experts focus on cybersecurity at LACNIC On the Move Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY - Guatemala and other countries of Latin America and the Caribbean must continue to develop a more proactive, all-inclusive response to cybercrime and cyber terrorism. That's the opinion of an international More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Russia’s Yandex outpaces Google Translate as it quietly beta tests Papiamento, Udmurt, and Mari languages

The Russian search giant doesn’t get attention in the US like other European and Asian internet companies do, letting news of its own projects slip through the cracks. MOSKOW - Russian search engine Yandex and More...

Bevil Wooding CaribNOG
By Edition On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Barbados to host CaribNOG 13

BRIDGETOWN - The thirteenth regional meeting of the Caribbean Network Operators Group, or CaribNOG, will take place in Barbados from April 18 to 19, 2017. CaribNOG is the region's first volunteer-based community More...

LACNIC
By Edition On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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LACNIC on the move rolls into Guatemala City

GUATEMALA CITY - Guatemala will host this year's first edition of LACNIC On The Move. The regional technology event will take place at the Hilton Hotel Garden Inn, Guatemala City on March 20 to 22. LACNIC, the Latin More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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We’re secure: Digicel denies security breach

PORT OF SPAIN – Telecommunications company Digicel insists its network is safe, reliable and secure, following a claim that Trinidad and Tobago’s prime minister may have had some of his text messages and emails More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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Honda to offer free airbag inflator recall repairs at local repair-a-thon

Recalled Takata airbag inflators have injured and killed vehicle occupants, Fast, free repairs will take place in Curaçao on March 16 - 18, 2017, No appointment necessary. WILLEMSTAD – Honda is going to great More...