Four people are generally regarded as the “fathers of the Internet” – Vint Cerf and Robert Kahn for developing TCP/IP and Paul Baran and Donald Davies for inventing packet switching.
The first commercially available cell phone was Motorola's DynaTAC 8000X. It took 10 hours to charge the device which gave 30 minutes of talk time. The world's first call from a mobile phone was made using this device by Motorola's Martin Cooper, the father of the cell phone. [more...]