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LACNIC, CaribNOG partner for regional technology development

The concept that Caribbean minds are best placed to solve Caribbean problems is hardly novel. But the idea is drawing new life from an unlikely source. The Caribbean Network Operators Group (CaribNOG) is an independent, volunteer-based community of network operators, telecommunications regulators, Internet service providers, special interest groups, government representatives and academics who come together regularly

Jamaica to host CaribNOG regional technology conference

BELIZE CITY, Belize—Montego Bay, Jamaica will host the next regional gathering of the Caribbean Network Operators Group (CaribNOG) from April 19 to 24, 2016. Stephen Lee, Programme Director of CaribNOG, made the announcement at its tenth regional meeting in Belize City. “Jamaica is the perfect location for CaribNOG 11 because of its

Education Improves with Tablets in Rural Haiti

Inveneo has worked very hard to help teachers in rural Haiti gain adequate access to new educational tools and resources. Led by the our team’s project manager in Haiti, Michelet Guerrier, Inveneo recently held a third Tablet training event, part of the Transforming Teaching through Tablets (TTT) project. The training,

12 Internet Predictions For 2012

Business Insider Intelligence's 12 Internet Predictions For 2012: Google Will Release A $200 Tablet Amazon's Kindle Fire changed the tablet game, largely thanks to its price, way below the competition; It looks like it's going to be a holiday blockbuster; Meanwhile, Google is fighting a platform war with Apple and has been humiliated

First Facts about Google+ from cofounder Larry Page

These are the first facts about Google+ released today by co-founder Larry Page. It is still only in field trial with limited access as we scale the system users have to be invited, sign up with a profile in order to use it. - Over 10M people have joined Google+ -We are

Webbound – when your site search was printed and bound

I was spring cleaning some bookshelves and met up on Webbound, a website directory I had bought in a pharmacy back in 2000-10 years ago. This was just two years after Google, the company was actually started. It was a big deal back then to have access to information in

Software Patents a RISK to the Jamaican and Caribbean ICT industry

If you haven’t been paying attention billionaire Paul Allen (co-founder of Microsoft) is suing Apple, Google, Facebook, AOL, eBay, Netflix, Yahoo!, Staples, OfficeMax, Office Depot, and YouTube over patent infringements. "A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by a state (national government) to an inventor or their assignee

Apple takes throne as biggest American phone company

Ever since cell phones first appeared on the scene decades ago, Motorola has dominated the American market. It was the first company to sell a commercial cell phone (as far as I know), but how the mighty have fallen. In fact, Motorola isn’t even the biggest American cell phone maker