Internet tech advances

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  • cloud

    cloudPart of the debate is who should get credit for inventing the idea. The notion of network-based computing dates to the 1960s, but many believe the first use of “cloud computing” in its modern context occurred on August 9, 2006, when then Google CEO Eric Schmidt introduced the term to an industry conference.
  • Email

    EMAILAccording to Mr Ayyadurai, Mr Tomlinson's creation in 1971 was a primitive form of text messaging, while he had invented what we know as email in 1978 when he was a 14-year-old boy helping out the Newark dental school where his mother worked
  • Online gaming

    Online gaming
    online gamingOnline games are video games played over a computer network. The evolution of these games parallels the evolution of computers and computer networking, with new technologies improving the essential functionality needed for playing video games on a remote server.
  • web 2.0 is invented

    web 2.0 is invented
    Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989, about 20 years after the first connection was established
  • wifi

    WifiIn 1991, NCR Corporation with AT&T Corporation invented the precursor to 802.11, intended for use in cashier systems. The first wireless products were under the name WaveLAN.
  • smart phones

    smart phones
    smart phonesThe first smartphone was invented by IBM in 1992. It was nicknamed, “Simon,” and had a plethora of features including a calendar, address book, calculator, email service, and even a touch screen. At $899.00, though, most people could not afford it.
  • Bluetooth

    BluetoothIn 1994 a group of engineers at Ericsson, a Swedish company, invented a wireless communication technology, later called Bluetooth. In 1998, the original group of Promoter companies—Ericsson, Intel, Nokia, Toshiba and IBM—came together to form the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG).

    NetflixNetflix, Inc. is a provider of on-demand Internet streaming media available to viewers in all of North America, South America and parts of Europe, and of flat rate DVD-by-mail in the United States, where mailed DVDs are sent via Permit Reply Mail
  • facebook

    FacebookFacebook is an online social networking service headquartered in Menlo Park, California. Its website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg with his college roommates.
  • Youtube

    YoutubeYouTube is a video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California. The service was created by three former PayPal employees in February 2005. In November 2006, it was bought by Google for US$1.65 billion.