Press Coverage

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

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.