Press Coverage

Public Interest Registry Appoints Dorcas Muthoni to Enset’s Board of Directors

September 30, 2015

Public Interest Registry — the not-for-profit manager of .org, .ngo and .ong — today announced the appointment of Dorcas Muthoni to the board of directors of nonprofit domain registrar Enset, a subsidiary organization. Muthoni, a member of the Internet Hall of Fame and CEO and founder of OPENWORLD LTD, will begin a two-year term as director this month.


By Randy Milgrom - September 11, 2015

The ARPANET came before it. And the World Wide Web and browser technology would later make it accessible for the masses. But in between, a small Ann Arbor-based group labored on the NSFNET in relative obscurity to build—and ultimately to save—the Internet.

How can the Internet help Africa? Start by asking Africans


Next month, the new United Nations Sustainable Development Goals will be adopted in New York. The SDGs will usher in new development objectives for the international community. These goals encompass a wide range of objectives, but they make only passing reference to a vitally important instrument in the development toolbox: expanded Internet access.

Internet use in more languages

August 28, 2015

Who: Dr Tan Tin Wee, NUS associate professor of biochemistry and chair of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research's Computational Resource Centre.

'Sometimes I'm terrified' of the Internet of Things, says father of the Internet

By Katherine Noyes - August 25, 2015

Vint Cerf is known as a "father of the Internet," and like any good parent, he worries about his offspring -- most recently, the IoT.

The story of how the Internet came to India: An insider's account

August 14, 2015

On August 15, 1995, Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL) launched public Internet access in India. IBNLive is commemorating 20 years of the Internet in India with a special series.

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