The History of Technology

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Technology has always been fast as if we see the past and now it is 2016 and a lot of technology changes have been made. In 1947, a digital computer was invented which the world’s first computer was turned on. Then in 1951, Ferranti Mark 1 was released and it was the first computer that was available commercially. In 1956, IBM created IBM 305 and it was the first production hard disk which stored 5 GB data.

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In 1964, the basic language of programming was introduced for the first time. In 1969, Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET) was created. In 1971, Intel released 4004 which was the first microprocessor on earth. Then in 1975, a big revolution was made by Paul Allen and Bill Gates as they introduced Microsoft, the most famous revolution in technology.

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After that in 1976, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak introduced Apple as which also made the technology industry wonder. Two brands were introduced in the two consecutive years. Right after that in 1977, computer debuts were introduced and they were also made available to the people. In 1981, IBM released its first PC which was IBM – Pc and Microsoft also introduced MS – DOS.

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They both were going in competition. Internet was born in 1983 and it was the year when ARPANET finally used Internet Protocol. Microsoft Word was also released the same year. The biggest revolution was made in these two years and then from 1984 – 1985, Apple Macintosh was introduced and also Sony made the first computer hard disk that can be replaced by floppy disks.

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Symbolic Corporation registered their first .com domain. In 1986 – 1989, IBM introduced the PC Convertible and it was offered to the public for sale. Email transfer was defined by EMAP. Cornell launched the first worm virus and Microsoft office was also released for the first time. Internet became available everywhere in the unrestricted areas as well in 1991 and the access of internet reached to 1 million. In 1993, Intel Microsoft chip Pentium was introduced CERN officially became the World Wide Web.

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Google was founded in 1998 and Apple also introduced IMac. Napster was released in 1999. Pyra Labs introduced Blogger. The era of 2000 was also quite advanced for technology. In 2000, Dot Com Bubble was the one who told that this internet thing is nothing at all and then in 2001, Wikipedia came online which is a very quick source of information. Windows XP and Drupal was also introduced by Microsoft.

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In 2003, My Space and Word press was introduced and Pyra Blogger was acquires by Google. Mark Zuckerberg introduced Face book and Dustin Moskovitz introduced YouTube in 2005. Twitter was created by Jack Dorsey in 2006 and Magento was launched in 2007. Open Stack was launched by Nasa and Rackspace Hostling. They also took initiative for cloud software in 2010. In 2014, efforts were being made to make the HTMLs more strong so that the features may become more prominent and beautiful.

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This is just an example of the history of technology advancements and there are a lot more to go.

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