Jan 02, 2013, 10.20 AM IST | Source: Tech2.com
The Internet, a revolutionary communications system used daily by billions of people the world over, turned 30 Tuesday...
The Internet, a revolutionary communications system used daily by billions of people the world over, turned 30 Tuesday. The computer network officially began functioning when it fully substituted previous networking systems Jan 1, 1983, the Telegraph reported.On that day, it was the first time the US Department of Defence-commissioned Arpanet network fully switched to use of the Internet protocol suite (IPS) communications system. This new method of linking computers paved the way for the arrival of the World Wide Web (www). Based on designs by Welsh scientist Donald Davies, the Arpanet network began as a military project in the late 1960s.The Internet is now 30 years old (image credit: GettyImages)
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