"Two computers at MIT Lincoln Lab communicate with one another using packet-switching technology."
"BBN’s Ray Tomlinson introduces network email. The Internetworking Working Group (INWG) forms to address need for establishing standard protocols."
"Global networking becomes a reality as the University College of London (England) and Royal Radar Establishment (Norway) connect to ARPANET. "
"Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and Internet Protocol (IP), as the protocol suite, commonly known as TCP/IP, emerge as the protocol for ARPANET. This results in the fledgling definition of the Internet as connected TCP/IP internets. TCP/IP remains the standard protocol for the Internet."
"The Domain Name System (DNS) establishes the familiar .edu, .gov, .com, .mil, .org, .net, and .int system for naming websites. This is easier to remember than the previous designation for websites, such as 123.456.789.10."
"The number of hosts on the Internet exceeds 20,000. Cisco ships its first router."
"Changing the way users engage with the Internet."
"Web sites such as Yahoo! and eBay are hit by a large-scale denial of service attack, highlighting the vulnerability of the Internet. AOL merges with Time Warner."
"Facebook goes online"