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History of the Internet
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MIT Lincoln Lab has 2 computers talk to each other.
Global Networking becomes a reality.
ISP is born with the introduction of a commercial version of ARPANET, known as Telenet.
The DNS establishes the familiar .edu, .gov, .com, .mil, .org, .net, and .int system for naming websites.
Youtube is created. Reddit is also founded.
Yahoo! is created by Jerry Yang and David Filo, two electrical engineering graduate students at Stanford University.
Amazon.com, Craigslist and eBay go live. Match.com is launched.
Netflix is founded by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph as a company that sends users DVDs by mail.
Google is born, changing the way users engage with the Internet.
File sharing becomes a reality as Napster arrives on the Internet.
Myspace, Skype and the Safari Web browser debut. WordPress is launched.
Facebook goes online and the era of social networking begins.
The social site Twitter launches.
The social media sites Pinterest and Instagram are launched.
Google releases the Chrome Web browser.
Facebook buys WhatsApp for $19 billion.
Nikel the messaging app is launched.
Apple launches the AirPhone.
Desktops have been discontinued.
Samsung Galaxy is bought by Apple for $306,000.
MiMusic the music sharing app is launched.
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