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Mahabir Pun uses the internet to improve life in remote parts of Nepal

June 4, 2014

Mahabir Pun is what the Internet Society calls a "global connector". His perseverance in leveraging the internet to improve lives in remote corners of Nepal saw him inducted into the society's Internet Hall of Fame at a ceremony held in Hong Kong in April. 

Marc Andreessen Gets All The Credit For Inventing The Browser But This Is The Guy Who Did 'All The Hard Programming'

May 12, 2014

Whatever you do, don't ask Netscape cofounder Eric Bina how he feels about inventing the browser ... or the web ... or the Internet. 

Linus Torvalds Receives IEEE's Computer Pioneer Award

May 2, 2014

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. 

Events paint Hong Kong as a tech-savvy market

By Blen Perez - April 9, 2014

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.

Meet the first Irish person inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame

April 8, 2014

IRELAND HAS ITS own member of the Internet Hall of Fame – Dr Dennis Jennings, a physicist, IT expert, Internet pioneer, investor, and company director.

UM Internet Pioneer Honored For Building Web’s First Backbone

By Matt Roush - April 8, 2014

For about a decade that ended in the mid-1990s, the fledgling Internet ran out of Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan. 

Internet Hall of Fame welcomes pioneers behind Netscape, .mp3 file

By Aja Morano - April 8, 2014

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.

Irishman is inducted into ‘Internet Hall of Fame’

April 8, 2014

Physicist Dr Dennis Jennings has become the first Irish person to be inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame.