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  • January 1 1963

    A joint industry-government committee develops American Standard Code for Information Interchangethe first universal for standardcomputers. It permits machines from different manufacturers to exchange data.
  • 1 Jan 1965

    With Advanced Research Projects Agency:the US government program]funding, Larry Roberts and Thomas Marill create the first wide-area network connection
  • 1 Jan 1965

    The first commercially successful minicomputer is unveiled
  • 1 Jan 1971

    ntel’s release of the 4004, the first ‘computer on a chip,’ ushers in the epoch of the microprocessor
  • 1 Jan 1975

    Microsft was Founded.
  • 1 Jan 1976

    Apple was foounded.,
  • 1 Jan 1979

    an early example of a client server where users dial in to a server with requests to forward certain newsgroup postings
  • 1 Jan 1980

    Ethernet is a family of computer networking technologies for local area networks (LANs) commercially introduced in 1980
  • 1980

    Quantum is founded.
  • 1 Jan 1981

    ts purpose was to extend networking benefits, for computer science departments at academic and research institutions that could not be directly connected to ARPANET, due to funding or authorization limitations. It played a significant role in spreading awareness of, and access to, national networking and was a major milestone on the path to development of the global Internet
  • 1 Jan 1981

    ts purpose was to extend networking benefits, for computer science departments at academic and research institutions that could not be directly connected to ARPANET, due to funding or authorization limitations. It played a significant role in spreading awareness of, and access to, national networking and was a major milestone on the path to development of the global Internet
  • 1 Jan 1981

    ts purpose was to extend networking benefits, for computer science departments at academic and research institutions that could not be directly connected to ARPANET, due to funding or authorization limitations. It played a significant role in spreading awareness of, and access to, national networking and was a major milestone on the path to development of the global Internet
  • 1 Jan 1981

    Computer assisted instruction gains acceptance in schools
  • 1 Jan 1981

    Microsoft creates DOS
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    IBM joins the computer race by announcing the IBM Personal Computer on August 12, 1981, which runs the new MS-DOS operating system and has a starting price of $1,565
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    Xerox introduces the graphical Star workstation. This computer greatly influences the development of Apples future computer models, Lisa and Macintosh, as well as Microsoft's Windows.
  • 1981

    VMEbus is developed
  • 1 Jan 1982

    Microsoft creates DOS
  • 1983

    Tandy, Epson and NEC all sell notebook computers however only the Tandys model 100 becomes popular because of its low price of $499
  • 1983

    Soviet jets shoot down a civilian Korean Air Lines Flight 007 flying from New York to Seoul and kill all 269 passengers and crew. As a result of this mistake President Ronald Regan orders the U.S. military to make Global Positioning System (GPS) available for civilian use.
  • 1 Jan 1984

    Apple introduces the Macintosh, whose "user-friendly interface swells the ranks of new computer users
  • 1 Jan 1984

    Computers are starting to beregularly used in USA classrooms
  • 1 Jan 1985

    Microsoft releases Windows 1.0
  • 31 Dec 1985

    There are over 2,000 Internet hosts
  • 1 Jan 1987

    10,000 hosts on the Internet
  • 1 Jan 1988

    This was the start of commercial Internet services in the United States
  • 1 Jan 1989

    100,000 hosts on Internet
  • 1 Jan 1989

    World Wide Web introduced
  • 1 Jan 1990

    Anet ends
  • 1990

    IBM hires Paul Allen and Bill Gates to create an operating system for a new PC. The pair buy the rights to a simple operating system manufactured by Seattle Computer Products and use it as a template. IBM allows the two to keep the marketing rights to the operating system, called DOS.
  • 1 Jan 2007

    Over 1 billion people use the Internet
  • 1 Jan 2007

    Teacher Tube is launched
  • 1 Jan 1969

    The ARPA Network was the world's first operational packet switching network and the core network of a set that came to make the global Internet
  • 1 Jan 1973

    Thirty institutions across the globe are connected to the Apeanret
  • 1 Jan 1977

    Introduction of Apple 2 computer for homes and small businesse
  • 1 Jan 1983

    Microsoft Windows announced
  • 1 Jan 1986

    Over 5,000 hosts on the Internet
  • 1 Jan 1987

    25 million PCs were sold in the US
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