History of the Internet

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ARPANET is Born

1969

Number of ARPANET Computers Grow

1970

ARPANET Connected Computers reach 100

1977

ARPANET/internet connectivity reaches 1000 computers .

1984

10,000 Computers connect to the Interent

1987

Interent has 100+k computers

1989

1 Million Computers Connect to Internet

1992

10 Million computers connect online via the internet

1996

100 Million Computers on Internet

2001

1.7 Billion Users of the Internet at Present

2010

Significant Contributes to the Internet

Project Gutenberg begins its collection of digital texts

1971

World Wide Web devised and created

1989 - 1990

Linus Torvald begins development of LINUX code.

1991

Craigslist web service of event and other listings begins.

1995

The Google search is created

1996

600,000+ Web Sites on the Internet

1996

AOL amasses 30 million subscribers

1999 - 2000

The Music Genome Project Begins

2000

25 Million + Web Sites on the Internet

2000

Wikipedia begins publishing collaborative encylopedia articles online.

2001

YouTube is created. It is bought by Google 1 year later.

2005 - 2006

Grooveshark is formed by college students to offer music online

2006

Hulu comes online

2007

SourceForge is created hosting a repository of software codes

2007