A Short History of the Internet and the Web

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A Short History of the Internet and the WebTechnology

by Forbes on January 7, 2015

2014 marked two important anniversaries in the evolution of information technology. Forty-five years ago (October 29, 1969), the first ARPAnet (later to be known as the Internet) link was established between UCLA and SRI. Twenty-five years ago (March 1989), Tim Berners-Lee circulated a proposal for “Mesh” (later to be known as the World Wide Web) …

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The internet just got bigger: Twice the number of internet connections as humans forecast by 2015Technology

by Hazel McHugh on June 6, 2011

We’ve talked before on this blog about the fact that financial services customers seem to be flocking online to seek advice, find intermediaries or track fund performance.  Now, according to the latest report from Cisco, it seems that they’ve merely joined the rest of the world in sending the internet surging towards even dizzier heights. …

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