Email is older than the World Wide Web. It’s actually older by two decades. Email was created in 1971 while the web was invented in late 1990.
Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) created the once popular Altavista Internet search engine. They were also the first computer vendor to launch a public web site at dec.com. Their domain name is the fifth oldest in the world and, at one time, hosted a popular software repository. [more...]