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App-Rising.com is written by Geoff Daily, a DC-based technology journalist, broadband activist, marketing consultant, and Internet entrepreneur.

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December 18, 2007 9:05 AM

The New York Times ran an article on Sunday with the title "Google Gets Ready to Rumble With Microsoft." It details the budding battle and clash in corporate cultures between industry giants Microsoft and Google. But the reason I'm linking...

December 4, 2007 10:53 AM

You Can't Control the Internet

The fact that some ISPs are "shaping" (blocking or delaying, depending on your point of view) P2P traffic has created an uproar in the Internet community. But what impact is this practice having on consumer behavior? Is delaying P2P traffic...

November 27, 2007 12:00 PM

Broadband Apps Drive Competition

Traditional software delivery models have tended towards near monopolies dominated by major players like Microsoft. Look back even just two years ago and see how much competition Microsoft's Office suite faced and while you may find some competitors, you certainly...

October 26, 2007 1:24 PM

Last week I came across this Reuters article, which reported from the Web 2.0 Summit on an interesting bit of news coming from the mouth of Adobe's CEO Bruce Chizen. The news? That Adobe is working on bringing all of...

September 18, 2007 12:08 PM

More Applications Get Hosted

Came across two articles describing further moves by big players into the hosted application space. Today, Google launched Google Presentations, an online alternative to PowerPoint. You can use it to create presentations, collaborate on them, give presentations, organize presentations, and...

September 4, 2007 10:50 AM

Back to School with Broadband Applications

While a decade removed from the last time Labor Day meant the beginning of my school year, I can’t help but feel nostalgic around this date. Of course, things are much different for students of today, as evidenced by two...

August 27, 2007 9:09 AM

Cutting Edge Application as Cable TV Advertising Vehicle

Was watching a show called "Human Weapon" on the History Channel last night and noticed an ad at the end that pointed to an online initiative they've started called the Greatest Hits Mashup Maker. If you go to that site,...

August 23, 2007 7:38 AM

Servers Go Home; The Bandwidth Beast Grows Hungrier

Saw an article go up on ars technica reporting on details that have been leaked about the first products hitting the market equipped with Windows Home Server software. While not news as the Windows Home Server initiative was announced some...

August 22, 2007 7:50 AM

Look At Where I've Been, Look At Where I'm Going

Back in July I wrote up a post about the fantastical, rapidly evolving world of online map-making tools, highlighting a handful of innovative applications and musing over their demand for bandwidth. Yesterday, I stumbled upon news that Google had expanded...

August 2, 2007 6:46 PM

Meeting Zimbra in San Francisco

On my first day in San Francisco yesterday I had the opportunity to meet with Greg Armanini, director of marketing for a company called Zimbra. Zimbra's offerin got the world is an online email/collaboration suite accessible through your browser.

July 31, 2007 1:28 PM

Microsoft To Get Connected; Hosted Applications Take Off

Last week, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer discussed the software giant's plans for adopting a "software plus services" model over the coming years, which will push Microsoft's traditional desktop software into the realm of hosted applications. Generally speaking, hosted applications run on servers in the network or on the Internet instead of locally on a user's computer...

July 27, 2007 3:45 PM

See World in New Light Through Online Map-Making

A New York Times article highlights how the Internet is revolutionizing the world of cartography. A list on Mashable.com offers more than 50 tools for finding and creating online maps. And Lafayette, LA takes advantage of GIS for a more efficient city.

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