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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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Entries from App-Rising tagged with 'world'

April 3, 2008 11:49 AM

The Trouble with Bandwidth Caps in Canada

It’s been interesting to watch telecommunications evolve in Canada. In some areas it’s almost like we’re able to watch the challenges that we’re talking about facing in the US already being played out up north of the border. Take bandwidth...

April 1, 2008 1:58 PM

Amsterdam FTTH Visionary Speaks At and After Freedom 2 Connect

Yesterday at the Freedom 2 Connect conference I attended a panel on Open Fiber jam packed with top-notch speakers covering the deployment of fiber in Amsterdam, Japan, Vermont, and Lafayette, LA. Let’s dive in and start with Dirk van der...

March 7, 2008 12:57 PM

The Internet Not Just about Wired vs. Wireless

I read a remarkable article in the New York Times yesterday about Cuba's underground Internet. It describes how despite Cuba being largely cut off from the world that there are thousands of people finding ways to get information into and...

February 12, 2008 9:03 AM

America's International Internet Advantage

A couple weeks ago I wrote about the cutting of two major underseas Internet cables near Egypt, which led to a 50% drop in connectivity for some entire countries. I commented about how I was surprised this doesn't happen more...

November 7, 2007 10:28 AM

OECD Maintains US's Position as Broadband Follower

The OECD rankings dropped yesterday, and after seeing an article in my hometown paper about our troubling international standing relative to broadband deployment I think the conversation's jumped the shark. The latest news? No news at all as the US...

September 24, 2007 1:06 PM

Where's My Coffee? Virtually Speaking...

I was on plane ride back home last week chatting with the gentleman next to me about the book he was reading called "The 4-Hour Work Week" by Timothy Ferris. He raved about the information found therein, which covers a...

September 11, 2007 11:24 AM

Global SuperScope, Comcast User Practices Hit Front Page, and Internet Virus Creates Massive SuperComputer

My apologies for the silent Monday. 11 hours spent on a plane ride from DC to Dallas to reach the Broadband Properties Summit didn’t leave much time for blogging. But today’s another day, and I’m excited to see what it...

July 10, 2007 12:52 PM

Northern Ireland Promotes Itself as Center for Digital Content

Yesterday a press release crossed my desk that caught my eye, namely the launch of Crea8ivity. Crea8ivity is an awareness campaign aimed at raising the profile of Northern Ireland as a center for the creation of digital content.

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