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Classroom project for Mr. McGuire's Web design class.
Created by abbychristensen
on Aug 19, 2009
Last updated: 03/11/10 at 10:48 PM
Search engine giant Google surpasses Microsoft as "the most valuable global brand," and also is the most visited Web site.
Apple surpasses one billion iTunes downloads.
There are an estimated 92 million Web sites online.
Facebook, a social networking website founded by Mark Zuckerberg, launches on February 4th 2004
Shawn Fanning creates Napster, opening the possibilities of peer-to-peer file sharing and creating a copyright war in the music industry.
Sergey Brin and Larry Page begin to develope technology that becomes the foundation for the Google search engine.
Internet hosts exceed 1,000,000
First audio and video broadcasts take place.
Gopher released by Paul Lindner and Mark McCahill from the University of Minnessota.
ARPANET closes its doors, however the networks that were initially connected to ARPANET remained.
McAfee Associates founded anti-virus software available for free.
Apple Computer introduces the Macintosh.
TCP/IP became the core internet protocol.
BINET, the "Because It's Time NETwork" started as a coorperative network at the City University of New York, with the first connection to Yale.
Apple Computer is founded by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.
Queen Elizabeth sends out an e-mail.
In 1974 the term Internet was first used.
First ARPANET international connections to University College of London in England, and NORSAR in Norway.
The first basic e-mail programs written by Ray Tomlinson at BBN for ARPANET, SNDMSG and READMAIL. "@" sign is chosen to mean "at".