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With ISPs around the world starting to cap data usage and charge premiums for overages, it’s interesting to take a look at the speeds and costs in various countries. Top 10 Countries in terms of Internet Speed and Costs (ITIF Broadband Rankings) Japan: 61mbps – $0.27 Korea: 46mbps – $0.45 Finland: 22mbps – $2.77 Sweden:...
With news happening all around the world and being reported in near real time, it’s become more important than ever to have the ability to aggregate and gather all that information. It’s common place to hear the latest breaking story on Facebook or Twitter…but Google and other search engines would like to be the source...
Although not officially released until May 3rd, the Beastie Boys are allowing you to listen to their entire forthcoming album completely free. You can stream all 16 tracks from Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2 online right now. I think this is a great way to leverage the internet to increase interest for their music. They’ve already done an...
A lot has changed over the years. With increased speeds and functionality, there is a whole lot more we can do online than even 5 years ago. Check out this cool graphic from KissMetrics that shows just how far we’ve come.
I wanted to share an email taken from Kevin Rose’s blog which he received from a friend of his that works at Apple in Japan. It goes into detail all the various ways that they are helping all of their employees and even in some cases their family members too. It’s responses like this from...
Most everyone has at the very least heard of Anonymous but there has been a lot of different information about them floating around on their motives and tactics. Part of the issue is that they are not a “set” group per se. They are composed of individuals who come together for various reasons. Describing itself...
For those of us who live in the developed world, internet access has become pretty much a given. It’s become so ubiquitous that we almost expect to have it at all times and in all places, but even in this “Information Age,” the majority of the world’s population lacks access to the internet – either...
I’m starting here what I would like to think would be an ongoing case study in how to build fans and followers on Twitter, through the use of pictures in one’s tweets. It’s good enough to tweet compelling articles and other content  from third-party sites through your tweetstream. It’s good to allow people to see...

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