Press Coverage

45th Anniversary of the First Message Between ARPAnet Computers

October 1, 2014

Given that CircleID is about "Internet Infrastructure" it would be remiss if there wasn't a mention here that October 29, 2014, was the 45th anniversary of the moment when the first message was sent between two ARPAnet computers located at UCLA and the Stanford Research Institute (SRI).

The story of Aaron Swartz and his fight for open

September 25, 2014

A new documentary about the life of Aaron Swartz was released in June this year. It recounts the story of one of the most impactful young talents of the Internet age, and the tragic saga of his quest to make the world a better place.



Vint Cerf, father of the Internet, looks forward — and back

July 28, 2014

When Vint Cerf was 15 years old, he abandoned his cello and bow for a keyboard and computer. That was in the late 1950s. 

That tiny camera on your laptop? Keep your clothes on. A bad guy may be taking your picture.

July 16, 2014

You see that little camera on your desktop or laptop computer? Well, some creep from far, far away may well be looking at YOU through it.

How free will the Internet be in 2025?

July 3, 2014

On the eve of Independence Day, a who's who of computer experts say that government control, consumer distrust and corporate greed threaten the future of the Internet as we know it.

Film offers portrait of the 'Internet's Own Boy'

June 27, 2014

In life, Aaron Swartz was a force in creating today's Web, helping write game-changing code in his early teens before turning his attentions to Internet activism.

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.