The moveable-type printing press is invented by Johann Gutenburg.
Blaise Pascal invents the the "Pascaline", a mechanical adding machine
Otto von Gürcke builds first "electric machine.
Ben Franklin captures lightning
Alessandro Volta invents the battery.
Sir Humphry Davey invents electric arc lamp
Charles Babbage begins his government-funded project to build the first of his machines, the "Difference Engine", to mechanize solutions to general algebra problems.
The importance of his work is recognized by Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron's daughter who, gifted in mathematics, devises a form of binary arithmetic which uses only the digits 1 and 0.
Samuel Morse invents Morse code
Remote control was invented by Nikola Tesla
Television Electronic was invented by Philo Farnsworth
The first electronic computer is created in Japan by Hideo Yamachito.
The first computer game Spacewar Computer Game invented BY Steve Russell & MIT
Douglas Engelbart invents and patents the first computer mouse (nicknamed the mouse because the tail came out the end)
The American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) is developed to standardize data exchange among computers.
Gary Starkweather invents the laser printer whilst working with Xerox
Atari releases Pong, the first commercial video game
Domain Name System (DNS) pioneered by Jon Postel, Paul Mockapetris and Craig Partridge. Seven 'top-level' domain names are initially introduced: edu, com, gov, mil, net, org and int.
Apple introduces the Macintosh with mouse and window interface
The Nintendo Entertainment System makes its debut.
Google is founded by Sergey Brin and Larry Page on September 7, 1998
Approximately 1 billion PCs been sold
PayPal is acquired by eBay