Press Coverage

11 people who made the Internet possible

By Chris Smith - August 7, 2015

The World Wide Web celebrates its 24th birthday this week, but the internet’s roots run deeper than that. Here are some of the online pioneers that helped to usher in the information age.

Three questions with Vint Cerf, Chief Internet Evangelist at Google

By Jack Karsten and Darrell M. West - August 3, 2015

TechTank is launching a new series called Three Questions, where TechTank asks technology leaders to comment on policy issues in their area of expertise. 

Prof. Nii Quaynor wins prestigious ICANN Award

By Vera Akumiah - July 1, 2015

Prof. Nii Narku Quaynor, Chair of the Internet Society (ISOC) Ghana Chapter and Africa Internet pioneer has been awarded the 2015 ICANN Multi-stakeholder Ethos Award during the opening ceremony of ICANN 53 in Buenos Aires.

10 of the best female role models in tech – in pictures

June 22, 2015

From Ada Lovelace to Sheryl Sandberg, women have been shaping the development of technology since the 1800s

Prof. Quaynor awarded for contributing to internet development in Africa

June 17, 2015

Cyber security and digital forensics firm, e-Crime Bureau, outdoored its Board of Directors at a ceremony at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) on Friday June 12, 2015.

Kleinrock, a Father of the Internet, Ponders If It Will Balkanize

By Tiernan Ray - May 26, 2015

Before Google (GOOGL), before Facebook (FB) or Twitter (TWTR) — before a lot of things — there was an idea for the Internet.

20 years later, what’s next for the Internet?

By Hiawatha Bray - April 29, 2015

Twenty years ago today, somebody flipped a switch and opened the floodgates. On April 30, 1995, the last federally funded portion of the Internet shut down, turning it into a free-enterprise operation.

The Future of the Internet and Privacy

By Varun Haran - April 21, 2015

The Internet as we know it may be heading toward fundamental changes in the coming decade as a result of an intense privacy debate, says Internet pioneer and DNS guru, Dr. Paul Vixie.

Net neutrality: Trai receives over 2 lakh mails

By Sandhya Soman & Jayanta Deka - April 14, 2015

MUMBAI: The idea of an open internet can bring together not just worried netizens but politicians of all hues. On a day when the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India got more than 2 lakh emails by Monday afternoon from Indian netizens annoyed by possible efforts to make internet an unequal space, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal and DMK leader MK Stalin also defended net neutrality.

Peter Kirstein to Receive Marconi Prize

April 2, 2015

A tireless advocate who helped establish and expand the Internet in Europe