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From Concept to Concrete Action: Tune In to the Internet Inclusion Live Stream | The Institute
5 April 2017 – The IEEE Internet Initiative is hosting a workshop and briefing session on 24 and 25 April to discuss accelerating strategies for connecting the estimated 60 percent of the world’s population that remains unconnected to the Net...

IEEE convenes internet inclusion experts; panel discussion live streaming on IEEE.tv | MGA SCOOP
20 March 2017 – Internet Inclusion: Advancing Solutions, 24-25 April, marshals expertise from across the global technology, policy, and investment communities to accelerate progress in connecting the estimated 60 percent of the world’s people who remain unconnected to the internet...

Confused About Blockchain? IEEE Webinar Is Here to Explain | IEEE The Institute
3 March 2017 – A summary of IEEE webinar “Introducing Blockchain” explains how the system that enables Bitcoin transactions could be used to better secure the internet …

Blockchain Beyond the Hype | Distributed Magazine
6 February 2017 - Greg Adamson’s blog post suggests that IEEE’s specific interest — improving technology for the benefit of humanity — might add another angle to the global discussion of blockchain…

How ‘Tawasol’ project leverages ICTs to expand STEM education in Tunisia | ITUblog
20 January 2017 – IEEE Sight’s Meher Bnouni describes connecting communities for profound social change in Tunisia to help accelerate the pace of development...

Privacy and Security, Information Governance Challenges: IEEE | Reseller Magazine (Mexico)
21 December 2016 - IEEE organized a number of sessions at IGF 2016, where “empowerment for inclusive and sustainable growth” was the theme. IEEE’s Karen McCabe explains the industry has experiences that can give new meaning and perspective to Internet Governance discussions…

IEEE IoT Talks | IEEE Internet of Things
14 December 2016 - Q&A with George Corser explores key considerations for security in a variety of IoT applications…

IEEE Joins Global Leaders at Internet Governance Forum | IEEE The Institute
1 December 2016 - In The Institute blog, Karen McCabe describes IEEE’s participation in IGF 2016 sessions to help enable inclusive and sustainable growth…

End-to-end Security and Privacy by Design for IoT | IEEE Future Directions Newsletter
1 November 2016 - Of the selected issues coming out of the Experts in Technology and Policy events chosen for further research and follow-up, the question of End-to-end Security and Privacy by Design for the IoT has emerged as both timely and relevant to IEEE’s goal of advancing technology for humanity…

Universal, Affordable Internet Access: From ‘Why? To ‘How?’ | engadget
27 October 2016 - Not long ago, the focus of conversation about universal, affordable Internet access was "why?" Why should extending access to billions more people around the world be considered a matter of much importance…?

Upcoming Workshop Explores How to Connect Billions of People to the Internet | IEEE The Institute
4 October 2016 - Technology and policy leaders will convene on 5 and 6 October in Washington, D.C., for Internet Inclusion: Global Connect Stakeholders Advancing Solutions, a workshop tackling one of the top economic, social, and technical challenges of our time: connecting everyone to the internet. The workshop is organized by the IEEE Internet Initiative in collaboration with the Internet Society, People Centered Internet, and the World Bank Group.Members can view the live stream on IEEE.tv…

Report Card on India’s Internet Inclusion | The Week
27 September 2016 - Of the next billion users of the internet, more than 500 million will be from India. A day-long event in Delhi—Internet Inclusion: Advancing Solutions hosted by IEEE, saw a rare coming together of government officials and leaders from development bans, industry, the technical community, NGOs and others, to explore collaborative development, discuss synergies and overlaps…

Amending the IEEE Constitution: Two Sets of Views | IEEE The Institute
19 September 2016 - IEEE annual election ballots are due 3 October, and an amendment being presented by the IEEE Board of Directors is hitting headwinds. Several individual members and a number of IEEE societies and sections have publicly opposed the proposed amendment. To provide some context to the debate, The Institute interviewed two proponents and two opponents. And IEEE President Barry Shoop addresses some concerns about those proposed revisions…

Connecting the Unconnected | SmartCitiesWorld
2 September 2016 - It is estimated that the percentage of unconnected people is higher in the South Asia region (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka) than worldwide. IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity hosted an event in Dehli, India, which looked at how collaboration can bring affordable, universal network to the 60 per cent of the world’s population who remain unconnected…

European regulators approve data-sharing deal with US | The New York Times
12 July 2016 - European officials have approved the EU-US Privacy Shield, an agreement to allow more than 4,000 companies to move digital data freely between the US and the EU. The pact is particularly important for tech companies, and as much as $260 billion in commerce depends on the agreement…