17 September 2014 — 07:09

Posts Tagged ‘Internet’

Internet users worldwide reaches two billion!

Internet users worldwide reaches two billion!

29.01.11 – 7:25 am Tech
1 Comment

Welcome to the Planet of the Internet! With the world's population exceeding 6.8 billion, at least two billion people already connected to the Internet. It means "nearly one person in three surfs online." Source: PhysOrg


APEC prepares Next-Generation Broadband by 2020

APEC prepares Next-Generation Broadband by 2020

31.10.10 – 4:21 pm Tech
1 Comment

I like this ambitious project. Like others, I always believe that high-quality network infrastructure will drive economic growth, too. Asian and Pacific countries, including Indonesia, agreed on Sunday to help establish next-generation high-speed broadband networks in their region by 2020, overcoming the “digital divide” between rich and poor nations. It said the broadband penetration rate stands at ...


Father of Internet encourages developers to create web apps

Father of Internet encourages developers to create web apps

15.09.10 – 8:57 am People
2 Comments

Father of Internet Tim Berners-Lee speaks at Nokia World 2010 in London, encouraging developers to make web apps now (rather than native apps), so they work with all types of devices now and in the future. "Web apps flourish on open data. What's needed is data," he said. He also discusses about HTML5. "Nice thing about HTML5 ...


This is where the Web was born!

This is where the Web was born!

10.07.10 – 12:35 pm Featured, Tech
2 Comments

Tim Berners-Lee is the primary inventor of the World Wide Web, making his first proposal on it in March 1989. He wrote the original Web software in 1990 and made it available on the Internet in 1991. Web architect David Galbraith wrote to Berners-Lee, looking for the exact location where the Web ...


Why the Internet won’t do to TV what it’s done to print

Why the Internet won’t do to TV what it’s done to print

01.05.10 – 2:05 am Media
1 Comment

TV is still in the game and no need to worry about the online media's threats, thanks to the nature and business model itself. (via @gfulgoni)


Twitter to launch its URL shortener, Amazon goes pro with Bit.Ly

Twitter to launch its URL shortener, Amazon goes pro with Bit.Ly

15.04.10 – 5:46 am Tech
9 Comments

URL shortener thing is really a big deal, thanks to the needs to the microblogging services, mobile phones and any kind of manual text-entry. It's "a renaissance in the age of Twitter," according to Danny Sullivan. URL shortening is a technique where a provider makes a web page available under a very short URL in addition to ...


25 years of .com domain names

15.03.10 – 9:18 am Tech
No Comments

This is a brief history of the Internet: Initiated by the ARPANET in 1969; the protocol used on the Internet called TCP/IP was developed in 1974; Domain Name System (DNS) designed by Jon Postel, Paul Mockapetris, and Craig Partridge in 1983; a Massachusetts computer systems firm registered the first .com Internet domain ...


Internet is up for Nobel Peace Prize

11.03.10 – 11:23 am Tech
1 Comment

Finally, Internet, the first non-human to be nominated for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, is among a record 237 individuals and organisations nominated. US President Barack Obama won last year's 10m Swedish kronor ($1.4m) prize. However, It is unclear who would accept the prize if the internet were to win. [via BBC]


18 interesting firsts on the Internet

09.03.10 – 2:51 am Tech
7 Comments

Just discovered an interesting list, 18 first different things on the Internet [brief] history, thanks to the TechReaders site! The First Email: Ray Tomlinson sent first email and also made use of @ symbol in email addresses in 1971. The First Ever Domain Name: "symbolics.com" registered by computer manufacturer Symbolics (now obsolete) on ...


Newsweek in 1995: Why the Internet will fail?

Newsweek in 1995: Why the Internet will fail?

28.02.10 – 6:03 am Media
No Comments

Great find. A blog discovered an infamous Newsweek article [dating back to 1995] about the Internet "isn't, and will never be, nirvana". Author Clifford Stoll wrote: The truth in no online database will replace your daily newspaper, no CD-ROM can take the place of a competent teacher and no computer network will ...


The Internet nominated for Nobel Peace Prize. Why not?

The Internet nominated for Nobel Peace Prize. Why not?

07.02.10 – 2:56 am Media
2 Comments

The Internet has been nominated to receive the Nobel Peace Prize this year, according to some reports, following a petition by the Italian version of Wired Magazine, which cited the Internet’s contributions to “dialogue, debate and consensus through communication”. What do you think? How does the Internet contribute to the ...


A short history of Hotmail

A short history of Hotmail

07.01.10 – 12:31 am Tech
No Comments

Hotmail is my first e-mail ever, registered it a few months after attended a short course and internship on journalism in Tokyo, mid-1996 [still use it sometimes, but no longer my primary email now, since I already had a certain custom domain name]. However, I don't want to blog here about ...



Page 1 of 212



  • STATS






UA-12782528-1