The Internet had its beginnings with the first ARPANET connection between two computers, which occurred on October 29, 1969. The data transmission technology used in this network was adapted for civilian use, and by the ... More »

In response to a request from the United States Department of Defense, work began on a system that would enable computers to connect and share information between universities. The first successful connection between two... More »

The Internet in its current incarnation came into existence with the invention of the World Wide Web by Tim Berners-Lee in the 1990s. However, the general idea behind the Internet was already in use at that time, albeit ... More »

The invention of the Internet is credited primarily to the developers of ARPANET, a project of the U.S. Department of Defense and dozens of universities. This complex technology, however, has been developed over time by ... More »

The Internet in its current incarnation came into existence with the invention of the World Wide Web by Tim Berners-Lee in the 1990s. However, the general idea behind the Internet was already in use at that time, albeit ... More »

The Internet was activated in 1969 as a network of university mainframe computers, making it 45 years old in 2014. The original name for the Internet was ARPANET because it was created by ARPA, the Advanced Research Proj... More »

The origin of the modern Internet can be traced to 1974, but several self-contained computer networks preceded this. The earliest was the United States ARPANET in 1963, which was followed by NPL in the United Kingdom, CY... More »