History of the Internet

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Internet is Born

September 2, 1969

E-mail. was invented by Ray Tomlinson

1971

Altair produces the first portable computer

1975

Over half a million computers are in use in the United States.

1979

MS-DOS Computer Operating System increases its success

1981

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) is introduced

1982

More than 10 million computers are in use in the United States

1983

Over 45 million PCs are in use in the United States.

1988

At the beginning of the year only 50 World Wide Web servers are known to exist

1993

YAHOO is created

1994

Significant Contributions to the Internet

John Vittal develops MSG

1975

More than 10 million computers are in use in the United States

1983

The Internet is introduced to the public

1990

Google is founded by Sergey Brin and Larry Page

1998

Approximately 1 billion PCs been sold

2002