Fiber-optic Internet Available across Canada

CA Net 3, Is the fibre-optic System which offers faster and more reliable connections to the Internet, inaugurated by Canada in 1998. Continue reading

Internet Index Created by Canadians

In the days before the Internet explosion of 1994/95, three Canadians, Bill Heelan, Alan Emtage and Peter Deutsch, all whom were at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, they created a network software called Archie in 1989. Continue reading

The term “Cyberspace” first appeared in a 1984 novel

Cyberspace a word that was used in the early years of the Internet, and we all know what it is when we here it... But Continue reading

Whole Number Factored by Automatic Calculator

The discovery of the device was at the Observatoire du Bordeaux, located in Floirac, France, it was found, (hidden away for some 50 years) by the following people in 1993:

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1 billion bits of data per square inch

In April 1996 an American computer company IBM (International Business Machines) of Armonk, NY, USA, introduced a disk drive that could hold / store 1 billion bits of data per square. Continue reading

ARPANET Data Link Went Into Service

The first ARPANET link was put into service on November 21, 1969. Continue reading

Intel Corporation Built the Microprocessor

Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, CA, USA built the microprocessor in late 1970 for the Busicom Corporation of Japan. Continue reading

IBM Operating System The OS/360

International Business Machines (IBM) of Armonk, NY, USA introduced the OS/360 operating system in 1964, Continue reading

Ray Tomlinson

Raymond Samuel Tomlinson (April 23, 1941 – March 5, 2016) was a pioneering American computer programmer who implemented the first email program on the ARPANET system, the precursor to the Internet, in 1971; he is internationally known and credited as the inventor of email. Continue reading

ARPANET Sends the First Electronic Mail Message

The second ARPANET email message using the @ ("at") sign was sent by computer engineer, Ray Tomlinson at BBN Technologies Continue reading