Successful 40 Years of Internet

By Brian Baulch | Blog

Sep 03

Celebrating 40 years of Internet :


On September 2, two computers at University of California, Los Angeles, transfer pointless data in the first trial of Arpanet, an experimental military network.

Ray Tomlinson alot electronic mail to the network, picked @ as a mode to indicate email addresses belonging to other systems.

Arpanet acquire first universal nodes, in UK and Norway.

Vint Cerf and Bob Kahn built-up communications method called TCP, authorizing multiple networks to be linked to one another, discovering a true Internet.

Domain name system is designed. Choosing suffixes such as ‘.com’, ‘.net’, ‘.gov’ and ‘.edu’ comes a year later.


One of the first Internet virus, Morris, infected thousands of computers.

Tim Berners- Lee invented the WWW (World Wide Web) while developing methods to manage computers remotely.

Marc Andreessen and the colleagues at University of Illinois build Mosaic, the first Internet browser to merge graphics and content on a single page.

Andreessen and his colleagues on the Mosaic team established a company to create the first commercial Internet browser, Netscape. Two immigration lawyers familiarize the world to Spam, promoting their green card lottery services.

Google Corp. forms out of a project that began in Stanford dorm rooms. US government representatives oversight of domain name guidelines to Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).

Napster make famous music file-sharing and spawns successors that have permanently changed the recording industry.

The dot-com explosion of the 1990s turned to a bust as technology companies slide.

Mark Zuckerberg build Facebook at Harvard University.

Launch of YouTube video-sharing website.

Apple introduced iPhone, introducing millions more to wireless Internet access.

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