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2014-03-25 08:35:50

The US Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced its intent to transition key Internet domain name functions to the global multi-stakeholder community. A new report by two of the world's leading thinkers about the Internet discusses the background, logic, and implications of this momentous development and lays out some new directions for the next era of the Net. BOSTON, TORONTO, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - In a newly...

2013-12-13 16:26:23

LONDON, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Panel on Global Internet Cooperation and Governance Mechanisms--a diverse group of global stakeholders from government, civil society, the private sector, the technical community and international organizations--held their first meeting in London to discuss global Internet cooperation and governance mechanisms. The Panel expressed strong support for a multistakeholder approach to the future of Internet governance. The conversations held at the...

2013-11-17 20:21:34

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A diverse global group of stakeholders from government, civil society, the private sector, the technical community and international organizations has formed a Panel on the Future of Global Internet Cooperation. The Panel's first meeting is scheduled for December 12 - 13 in London. Focusing on the pressing issue of Internet governance, and committed to a multistakeholder approach, the Panel plans to release a high-level report in early 2014 for...

2013-10-30 23:30:18

Delivers First Scribed Letter to Sir Richard Branson and Adds the Honorable Vint Cerf to Advisory Board Dublin, Ireland (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Mobile & social technology platform lettrs, which enables cloud-based delivery of more meaningful correspondence, has expanded its social network for letter writing and added Vint Cerf to its Advisory Board, with emphasis on the lettrs Foundation to accelerate technology-enhanced letter writing to impact literacy. The recent addition of...

2013-08-27 08:24:22

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The website Best Computer Science Degrees has published new research entitled the "20 Most Influential Living Computer Scientists." Featured names include pioneers in programming, operating systems, and the Internet, among others. The BestComputerScienceDegrees.com article is meant as a tribute to these individuals and as an inspiration for those considering a career in the field. The full list can be viewed at:...

2013-02-26 12:31:45

Power Matters Alliance Grows 50% in 30 Days BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- (Mobile World Congress) -- Big names in the mobile world continued the surge in support for the Power Matters Alliance (PMA), the world's leading ecosystem and standard for wireless power. Following recent announcements of support by AT&T, Starbucks, Otterbox, IDT, NXP and many others, the Power Matters Alliance today announced that BlackBerry, NEC, Texas Instruments, ZTE, and dozens more...

2013-01-07 12:29:35

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Big names in smartphone cases and wireless semiconductor lead a recent wave of companies backing the Power Matters Alliance - hot on the heels of industry giants AT&T, Google, and Starbucks. Otterbox, the #1 selling case maker for smartphones, threw its weight behind the PMA, as did case makers Incipio and Skech - both of whom will exhibit PMA-compatible cases at this week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Similarly, Integrated Device...

2012-10-29 07:30:29

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T, Google and Starbucks today announced that they have joined the Power Matters Alliance (PMA). Founded by Powermat Technologies and Procter & Gamble, the PMA's Honorary Chairman is Google's Vint Cerf - one of the fathers of the Internet - and its board now also includes AT&T, Duracell and Starbucks. The US Government's Energy Star and Federal Communications Commission - both PMA members - are board observers. Beyond helping...

Google Science Fair Winners Announced
2012-07-25 09:27:37

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google´s 2nd annual International Science Fair was a smashing success, with thousands of entries submitted from around the world from students between the ages of 13 and 18, with 15 contestants making the cut in Monday´s final round. During Monday´s finals, National Geographic was given the honor to serve up three explorers -- engineer Albert Yu-Min Lin, ocean explorer Sylvia Earle, and renewable energy innovator TH...

Internet Hall Of Fame Names Its First Inductees
2012-04-24 10:00:49

Brett Smith for Redorbit.com He might not have technically invented the Internet, but that won´t stop Al Gore from being a first-ballot inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame awards program established by the Internet Society, a 20-year-old advocacy and educational organization, announced its first class of inductees, which includes the ex-vice president, on Monday at the Internet Society´s Global INET conference in Geneva, Switzerland. The inductees were...