History of the Internet

Main

Internet is Born

October 29, 1969

Network grows to 13

1970

the new network had grown fro 4 to 13

23 on network

1971

60 computers on network

1975

100 computer barrier broken

1977

Thousand computers on network

1984

10,000 barrier broken

1987

Over a million computers connected

1992

10 million

1996

100 million

2001

Significant Cantributions to the Internet

AmericaOnline

1985 - Present

Partnered with Apple, Tandy, and others

World Wide Web

1989 - Present

created by Sir Tim Berners-Lee.

The Internet Explodes

1990 - Present

HTML
WYSIWYG(What you See Is What You Get)
FrontPage and Dreamweaver
Blogging and Wiki services

Pandora Internet Radio

2000 - Present

Founders: Will Glaser, Jon Kraft, Tim Westergren

with 54.9 million users

Wikipedia

2001 - Present

launched by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger

YouTube

2005 - Present

Founders: Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, Jawed Karim

Grooveshark

2006 - Present

Founders: Sam Tarantino, Josh Greenberg, Andres Barreto
launched in 2007 now has 20 million users

Hulu

March 2007 - Present

CEO: Mike Hopkins
owners: NBCUniversal Television Group (32%), Fox Broadcasting Company (36%), Disney-ABC Television Group (32%)