Kate Hoy

Kate Hoy is Editor of IDG Connect


Human Resources

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Tech history: The first iteration of Internet Explorer

On 16 August 1995, Microsoft introduced the first Internet Explorer.


Email Management

This month in tech history: Hotmail launched

In an Independence Day launch in 1996, the first web-based email is launched.

Hacking India: Developers build vertical applications for local market

Software & Web Development

Hacking India: Developers build vertical applications for local market

Avaya's hackathon invited developers to design innovative & sustainable smart solutions to help drive Digital India


Handheld Technology

This month in tech history: June 1998 - Seiko launched first smartwatch

The world’s first ‘smartwatch’ was introduced on 10 June 1998.


Networking & Communications

Smart Kigali: An IoT project to transform Rwanda

We spoke with Paul Gudonis, President, Inmarsat Enterprise, about smart initiatives in Rwanda


Social Networks

This month in tech history: May - Twitter breaks Bin Laden death

In May 2011, the death of Osama Bin Laden was revealed on Twitter hours before the official announcement


Training and Development

Google & Coursera team up to fight IT skills gap

We talk to Leah Belsky, VP of Global Enterprise Development at Coursera

Business Management

InfoShot: 50 states of tech

A look at tech pioneers and entrepreneurs from each state of the US.


This month in tech history: Koko the gorilla

In April 1998, Koko the gorilla took part in the first-known live, interspecies internet chat.


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