Linus Torvalds has been given the 2014 IEEE Computer Society Computer Pioneer Award, 20 years after the release of the Linux kernel 1.0 that he developed as a University of Helsinki student in his native country of Finland.
Long known for its buoyant property market and expertise as a financial services hub, Hong Kong could burnish its credentials as a "technology town" after the staging of two events that celebrate the past and point to the future of the internet.
IRELAND HAS ITS own member of the Internet Hall of Fame – Dr Dennis Jennings, a physicist, IT expert, Internet pioneer, investor, and company director.
For about a decade that ended in the mid-1990s, the fledgling Internet ran out of Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan.
A Netscape co-founder, an East African software developer, and the guy who brought you the .mp3 are all among the 2014 entrants to the Internet Hall of Fame.
Physicist Dr Dennis Jennings has become the first Irish person to be inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame.
Each year the Internet Hall of Fame recognizes people from all over the world who have each been instrumental in building and advocating for an open internet.
Nepalese pioneer inducted into ‘Internet Hall of Fame’ – Over a decade of wireless Internet services
A Nepalese educator who transformed the way of life in more than 150 remote Himalayan villages by connecting them to the Internet was yesterday inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame.