Technology Progression

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  • World Wide Web: Tim Berners-Lee

    World Wide Web: Tim Berners-Lee
    WWW was the first browser on the internet. It was later changed to Nexus. It was discontinued in 1994, but it opened up the internet to everyday users.
  • First SMS Text Message: Neil Papworth

    First SMS Text Message: Neil Papworth
    On December 3rd Neil Papworth sent a message to colleagues at Vodafone using a Vodafone Orbitel 901 handset. It was a Merry Christmas message!
  • Amazon Founded: Jeff Bezos

    Amazon Founded: Jeff Bezos
    Jeff Bezos first opened Amazon to be an online bookstore, now he is the world's richest man by completely changing how you buy things online.
  • Microsoft Windows 95: Bill Gates/Jay Leno

    Microsoft Windows 95: Bill Gates/Jay Leno
    Windows had been around for a full decade by now and had become the dominant desktop environment. Windows 95 was the first version of Windows to include Internet Explorer. It was aimed at the general population and had built-in support for several things like modem setup
  • Google Founded: Larry Page, Sergey Brin

    Google Founded: Larry Page, Sergey Brin
    Google began as a research project, Google created a new search engine algorithm that determined a websites relevance by the number of pages and the importance of them.