The Internet is a world-wide communications network originally developed by the US Department of Defence as a distributed system with no single point of failure.
The Internet has seen an explosion in commercial use since the development of easy-to-use software for accessing the Internet. The chances are, you're using a browser on the Internet to read this.
In 1995, AltaVista developed the first search-able, full-text database on the World Wide Web.
The once mighty America Online dial-up service provider is now a part of Yahoo Inc.
Excite was one of the most recognised names on the Internet and among the Internet's most personalised portals, featuring a completely customisable start page.
The noun that beacame a verb; and even a way of life.
Founded in 1997, LookSmart utilized a directory model to become one of the first consumer-facing search Web sites.
Lycos was one of the earliest search engines, first developed in 1994 by Dr. Michael L. Mauldin and a team of researchers at the Carnegie Mellon University Center for Machine Translation.
Open Directory Project:
On February 28th, 2017 AOL announced DMOZ would close down on March 14th, 2017. The directory went offline and was replaced by a closed sign on March 17th, 2017. ODP is now a static snapshot of what once was.
Search Engines of
Search engines and directories from around the world.
World Wide Web Consortium:
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) develops interoperable technologies (specifications, guidelines, software, and tools) to lead the Web to its full potential.
Yahoo! began as a student hobby and evolved into a global brand that has changed the way people communicate with each other, find and access information and purchase things.
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