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KEY DATES

1974 US computer scientists Vent Cerf and Bob Kahn design the first Transmission Control Program, enabling computers to talk to each other.

1977 The first electronic mail (“email”) is sent, via the US Department of Defense’s ARPANET.

1991 The World Wide Web (WWW), the first widely accessible system to share data files via the Internet, is released by Tim Berners-Lee.

1993 Netscape launches Mosaic, the first commercial Internet browser.

2013 More than two million third-party sellers use Amazon to reach their customers.

When British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee harnessed the Internet to develop the World ...

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