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Paul Baran invented “packet switching” which laid the foundation for the World Wide Web.
The Department of Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) invented the ARPANET network.
Ray Tomlinson invented a program that lets people send mail electronically-email!
The first computer-to-computer chat took place between a person at Stanford University and a person at Bolt Berankek and Newman Inc (BBN) in Massachusetts.
The Network Voice Protocol was invented as a way to allow people to send voice over the Internet.
Steve Walker invented the first mailing list that allowed many people get the same mail message.
The idea of using symbols -) came from Kevin Mackenzie.
The first virus made the ARPANET stop working!
The DNS or Domain Name System is invented.
Jarkko Oikarinen invented inter-relay-chat (IRC)
Tim Berners-Lee was the inventor of the World Wide Web.
Alan Emtage invented Archie.
Jean Armour Polly was the first to coin the term “surfing the Internet.”
The first Multicast Backbone (MBONE); audio and video broadcasted to multiple computers simultaneously occurred.
The first web browser is created and it is named Mosaic!
The CERN announced that the World Wide Web would be free to anyone, with no fees due!
The first Internet banner ad is on hotwired.com. It is for AT&T.
Sun Microsystems invents JAVA.
AuctionWeb makes it first sale.
The term web log is coined by Jorn Barger, which is later shortened to a blog.
PayPal was invented.
RSS (Really Simple Syndication or Rich Site Summary) was used for the first time!
The release of Napster, a file sharing system, makes P2P popular.
With the launch of the iTunes Store, people could purchase and download music legally.
The word podcast is first used to describe an Internet audio or video broadcast.
Facebook is created.
Youtube is created.
The first “tweet” is sent.
Groupon offered its first group coupon for pizza!
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