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Google+ turned five and nobody noticed

Google launched its fourth attempt at a social network, Google+, on June 28, 2011 on an invite-only basis. The search giant’s answer to Facebook gained loads of traction early on, amassing more than 20 million users in just three weeks…

John Romero celebrates the 20th anniversary of Quake

Quake, the influential first-person shooter from id Software, celebrated its 20th anniversary on Wednesday. In recognition of the occasion, director and designer John Romero published a Quake FAQ that was created on October 22, 1995, that served as a repository…

Happy Birthday: Gmail turns 10 years old today

April Fools’ Day probably isn’t the best date to go live with a revolutionary new web product but that is exactly what Google did 10 years ago today with Gmail. The e-mail service made its debut on Thursday, April 4,…

The World Wide Web Turns 25

Twenty five years has brought along a lot of changes to the World Wide Web and in that time we’ve witnessed how it evolved from static to brimming with activity and creativity. As we commemorate another anniversary let’s look back at some of the events and milestones that helped transform the web into what it is today.

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Happy birthday: the web celebrates 10 years of Facebook

Today marks the tenth anniversary since Mark Zuckerberg and fellow Harvard students Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes flipped the switch on “The Facebook” from a university dorm room. What was originally a website for Harvard students to connect…

Happy birthday: Apple Macintosh turns 30 today

It was January 24, 1984 when a young Steve Jobs first introduced the original Macintosh and dazzled the crowd with a display of its graphics capabilities, myriad of fonts and text-to-speech support. This was the first mass-market personal computer featuring…