ARPANET was the network that became the basis for the Internet.
FTP, & TCP/IP
1971 - 1985
by Abhay Bhushan and published on 16 April 1971. Until 1980, FTP ran on NCP, the predecessor of TCP/IP. The protocol was later replaced by a TCP/IP version,(June 1980) and RFC 959 (October 1985), the current specification.
ARPANET adopted TCP/IP on January 1, 1983, and from there, researchers began to assemble the “network of networks” that became the modern Internet.
Tim Berners-Lee, posted a summary of the project on the alt.hypertext newsgroup and gave birth to a new technology which would fundamentally change the world as we knew it.
Netscape ,the first commonly available web browser with a graphical user interface. Browser software was further innovated by Marc Andreessen with the release of Mosaic, "the world's first popular browser"
1997 - 1998
The domain name for Google was registered on September 15, 1997, and the company was incorporated on September 4, 1998. It was based in the garage of a friend named Susan Wojcicki in Menlo Park, California.
YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim, who along with co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, saw a hole in the internet for a service that allowed people to share personal videos easily. It caught on spectacularly and within a year was showing 25 million videos a day.
2008 - 2009
The first version was a beta for Microsoft Windows and was released on September 2, 2008 in 43 languages. OS X and Linux versions were released in December 2009.
Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger unleashed the photo-sharing platform that, though they didn't know it at the time, would soon become a selfie-filled, multi-billion-dollar beast used by 500 million people.
The present world
As of today technology is a huge part of our lives and has been a great resource. The internet is still growing today with new things and getting better every day.